Isle of Wight Pest Control News


There’s nothing worse than lifting your favourite wool rug or taking your favourite jumper our of the wardrobe to find that its full of holes courtesy of the common moth or to give it its official name Tineola bisselliella. What are moths? Moths can be extremely destructive and whilst they […]


Much beloved of the Victorians for their circus tricks, the flea or Siphonaptera is not so much loved by its modern audience. What are Fleas? Once a flea becomes an adult, its one goal in life is to find blood and then to reproduce. Without an adequate supply of food […]

Bed Bugs

There’s an old saying ‘sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite’, but bed bugs or Cimex lectularius are not just confined to beds. And they can travel. What are Bed Bugs? Bed bugs are bloodsucking or hematophagous insects and are attracted to their hosts by carbon dioxide, warmth […]

Have you seen this insect?

What is and Asian Hornet it? An invasive non-native hornet originally from Asia. Suspected records should be reported immediately. A highly aggressive predator of native insects, posing a significant threat to honey bees and other pollinators. Accidentally introduced to France in 2004 where it spread rapidly. A number of sightings […]

Fact File: Rabbits

  What to look out for: Droppings, stripped tree trunks, burrows, shoots on plants that have been eaten down to ground level. Why Control Them: Rabbits can quickly become a nuisance as they damage lawns, plants and flowers. Their burrows can also cause subsidence issues as their burrow systems can cause the […]

CEPA European Quality Standard Certification

  Hillbans Pest Control Ltd have been awarded CEPA European Quality Standard Certification for pest management services EN16636. The only pest control company on the Island to hold this much coveted award. Something that further demonstrates their professional credentials and confirms that Hillbans exercise best working practices from a professional workforce […]


  Hillbans Pest Control are proud to announce that they have achieved CEPA certification which demonstrates their  professional credentials within a competitive market, it confirms that Hillbans exercise best working practices and employ a competent workforce with an awareness of legislation, statutory and European requirements. CEPA Certified® sets a clear […]