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Guaranteed rat extermination services

Effective rat elimination.

Wed 18th Same day callouts available today
  • Same-day, weekend and evening availability
  • 24/7 emergency pest control services available
  • All-in-one solutions: inspection, treatment, pest prevention
  • Discreet approach with your reputation in mind

Starting from £165


Entrust the rat removal job to a skilled exterminator near you

pest technician checking under the floorboards for rat activity

Having a sleepless night or two, due to gnawing or screeching noises coming from your attic? Then, you should get your property inspected by a rodent control professional straightaway. This way, you’ll know for sure what type of vermin have settled in your home. You see, rodents, such as rats or mice, are some of the most common pests in both residential and commercial properties in UK cities, and their timely extermination is a must. Why?

For a start, rodents breed uncontrollably and can affect neighbouring properties in no time. In fact, the rat infestation in your home or place of business might be exactly caused by the lack of vigilance of your neighbours. They are nocturnal and excellent climbers, so they can sneak unnoticed inside your place. Rats are also difficult to trap, therefore, don’t waste a minute on dealing with the vermin yourself, as this will prolong the problem and make the rat population grow, but call in a Fantastic exterminator, who’s got the experience, equipment and skills to resolve the issue.

Just have a look below at how harmful rats can be to your health and property alike, once they move indoors to seek shelter and hide:

  • Cause damage to your electrical system, thus, there is a risk of fire hazards and loss of power;
  • Contaminate food that has not been stored correctly and this way transmit a dangerous disease they might carry;
  • Adversely affect the integrity of your property’s structure, as they chew and gnaw their way through wood fixtures to make their burrows;
  • Damage various of your possessions, like furniture and books, even items made of metal;
  • Create entry points for other types of pests, such as cockroaches, ants, carpet beetles and more;
  • Cause another secondary pest problem, such as a flea or, sometimes, a bed bug infestation. 

We serve homeowners, tenants and business proprietors, so give us a call or contact us online to book a professional pest service for any day of the week! We'll use the most effective methods to get rid of rats that have infested your house or commercial property.

Your rat control service in 4 straightforward steps


Your service starts with a thorough survey. The local exterminator will first inspect your place to identify the level of infestation. They’ll also look for possible entry points that need to be sealed


The pest technician will then set up the live-catch traps with baits strategically around your home and out of children and pets’ reach. Additionally, the service also includes the blocking and sealing of holes and cracks that rats have used to enter your place.


To get rid of rats, we strongly advise you to book our 3-months guaranteed rat removal service, which includes close monitoring, 2 more follow-up inspections and treatments.


Upon completion of the pest control service, you’ll receive a detailed report that you can use for future reference, as well as expert proofing advice and tips on how to avoid future rat infestations.

The benefits of our rat control service

Manage easily your services via your Fantastic account

Real-time availability and same-day emergency services

RSPH- and COSHH-certified pest management professionals

£300 in credits and special perks with the Fantastic Club

As a member of the Fantastic club, you can get £30 OFF for 10 different services within 1 year.

What you should do prior to and after your rat removal service

 What you should do prior to and after your rat removal service

These are all effective ways to make sure that you never have rats in your home. For more information, you can always speak with the exterminator, while on-site.

Before your rat pest control treatment:

  • Remove any baits or traps you’ve placed yourself.
  • Declutter your home as much as you can, as this will provide fewer hiding places for the rats.
  • Remove any rubbish that can serve as a food source for the rats and make sure your bins are closed with tight-fitting lids.
  • Deny rats access to your food (grain products, bread, dry fruits, etc.) by ensuring that it's stored properly and give your property a good clean.
  • Tidy up your garden from unused items and cut down overgrown vegetation.

After the service:

  • Don’t attempt to replace the baits in the traps yourself.
  • Stay vigilant for any signs and sure evidence of further rat activity (footprints on dusty surfaces, droppings in corners, etc.) and contact us for a follow-up visit to be on the safe side.
  • Keep an eye for new potential entry points that a rat could use and block them in a timely manner.
  • Keep pet foods stored properly, and remove pet food and water bowls after use.
  • Make sure to address leaks and plumbing issues, so rats don’t get easy access to water.
  • Don’t feed birds by throwing bread crumbs and seeds on the ground to prevent a new rat infestation.
  • Call us for help if you suspect that you’ve got dead rats in the traps, or behind walls and under the floorboards.

Frequently asked questions

Q: How do I stop rats from entering my house?

A: There are many actions you can take against a potential rats infestation, in order to prevent diseases and ensure that you live in a pest-free environment. Some of the things you can do include the following: store your and your pet food properly in tightly closed containers; maintain a clutter-free and clean home at all times; repair leaks and seal possible entry points; keep your garden neat and tidy, etc.

Q: Does the rat control treatment pose a risk to my pets’ health?

A: Not really, as the method should not adversely affect people and non-target animals. The exterminator will place the traps with poisonous bait out of children and pets’ reach. Also, these are actually tamper-resistant bait stations. Still, you should monitor your kids and cats or dogs to minimise any risks.

Q: How long does it take for the rat poison to work?

A: How quickly you get the desired results and eliminate your rat problem will depend on the size of the rats, as well as on how much of the pesticide they have ingested. Also, as we’ve mentioned above, these rodents are neophobic. So, even when a lethal dose of the rodenticide has been used, it may still take a while for the method to kill rats that are actually hesitant to check out the bait.

Q: Do you offer any special deals on this service?

A: Absolutely. Join our Fantastic Club and pay special pest control rates for a whole year! All members enjoy numerous other amazing perks with their membership, such as priority booking and case handling, credits towards over 100 property maintenance services, partners’ discounts and special deals.

Q: What are your service coverage and working hours?

A: We operate 7 days a week, including public holidays, and serve both residential and commercial properties throughout London, within the M25 zone. Emergency visits are also available for urgent pest situations, 24/7.

Q: Who should I contact to make changes to my booking?

A: You can always contact our customer service agents. Also, you can easily reschedule or cancel your rat inspection and treatment appointment through your Fantastic account. Create yours in just a few clicks and manage all your bookings with us at your convenience.

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