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Practical advice on dealing with pest control.

Pests are categorised as plants or animals detrimental to humans or human concerns, with some species enjoying special legal protection or restrictions on the methods used for their control. An up-to-date understanding of the laws applying to pest control and an understanding of the correct methods to use to control each pest, is a fundamental part of being a Professional Pest Controller, and a key reason for using professional companies.

Pest rodents include brown rats, house mice and grey squirrels. Other problem mammals can include foxes, moles and badgers; although it should be noted that badgers have special protection by law.