As a country the UK can generally regard itself as lucky when considering the pests we have to deal with but that doesn’t mean you can be complacent – you never know when you may need the help of pest services in Birmingham! 

As frustrating as it can be, the Great British weather is helpful in keeping dangerous pests at bay with many preferring a warmer climate.  

But there are still plenty of pests looking out for a warm home that could make their way into your house if you are not careful.  

While any creepy crawly is unwelcome in great numbers there are a few pests you definitely would not want to share your home with – and some that could present a health hazard.  

Thankfully with the help of pest services in Birmingham, infestations caught early and treated properly can quickly halt a pest problem.  

Mainly attracted by warmth and a food source there are a number of different species that can become problem pests in Birmingham and across the UK.  

Most common household pests in the UK 

Pest Services BirminghamRodents 

Rats and mice can be found across the UK. Mice, in particular, can be prolific household pests in the UK as they multiply quickly causing problems to structures and electrical wiring through gnawing and scratching. The brown rat is the most common rat in the UK, as well as being destructive to the fixtures and fittings of a home they can spread dangerous diseases.  

At the first sign of rodents in your home it is important to call in the help of Birmingham pest services to stop the problem spreading. 


There are numerous bugs that can creep into your house but not all are necessarily problematic. The most common household pests from the insect family that could cause you to call in Birmingham pest services include: 


The appearance of cockroaches is enough to strike fear into the hearts of many people, and their presence in your home would certainly be a cause for concern. Cockroaches can add to the spread of disease as well as exacerbate allergies and asthma.  

Bed bugs 

Pest Services BirminghamBed bugs need urgent treatment by Birmingham pest control as these can spread easily and are difficult to get rid of effectively. Bed bugs will leave numerous bites on your body that will be red and itchy.  


Woodworm are hugely destructive and fairly common in the UK. Taking action at the first sign of an infestation is important to prevent further damage to structures. 


A variety of flies visit homes in the UK with some causing more problems than others. As flies spread disease by landing on food and surfaces it is important that any infestation is dealt with quickly.  

Whether it is mice invading your loft, woodworm slowly eroding an external beam or the worrying signs of cockroaches near to a drain, Birmingham pest services will be able to help.  

Pest Busters is an experienced and friendly pest control service operating in Birmingham that will be able to help you find peace of mind if your home has been affected by pests.  

If you have any concerns about pests in your home contact Pest Busters.   

Pest Busters (Birmingham)

Highfield Farm, Middle Lane, Kings Norton, Birmingham B38 0DX
0121 695 9076

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