Common pests found within homes are:
Residents are responsible for managing pests within their own homes, and we have listed below the actions you should follow should a problem occur.
Prevention is better than a cure, and to discourage pests follow these simple actions:
If you find Evidence of rodents in your home, you should contact Glasgow City Council’s Environmental Health. GCC will investigate and treat issues with mice or rats when the pests occur indoors at domestic properties – this service is provided free of charge. They will liaise with PHA to resolve issues such as filling in access holes.
If you have issues with any of the above it is your responsibility to deal with them.
Products to deal with these pests are widely available from DIY and Hardware shops including the local Poundshop which has a good selection.
Information of how to deal with them is widely available online.
In centrally heated warm homes moths in particular can be particularly tricky to tackle, and to successfully treat them a high level of hygiene must be maintained to eradicate them including;
If you follow all of these simple measures, you can quickly tackle problems before they become bigger more expensive problems which require professional help.
We will liaise with the council following Rodent control, and we will fill and block any holes in the fabric of the building, both internal and external to prevent further access.
We will engage with tenants to ensure that there are no lifestyle issues that may encourage rodent activity.
We will also work with our contractors to ensure regular and thorough cleaning of common areas wherever appropriate.
Our Pest Control and Management Policy is available here
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