Pest Control, but not like any other

As a multi-award winning business established over 30 years ago Hillbans Pest Control is used to adapting to changing needs and methods, something that sets it aside from others and reflected in them being the most highly accredited and successful business in its industry based on the island. Whilst there […]

Rats

Rats Rats are absolutely not welcome in your home or business and are destructive and disease spreading. Read on to find out why you need to employ the professionals.  What are rats? Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents. Species of rats are found throughout the order Rodentia, but stereotypical rats […]

Moles

Moles They say that you shouldn’t make a mountain out of a mole hill, but when it’s your carefully tended lawn that’s in question… What are moles? Moles are small mammals which live underground and are members of the Talpidae family. They have cylindrical bodies, powerful forearms and large paws […]

Cockroaches

Did you know that cockroaches are an ancient group, dating back at least as far as the Carboniferous period, some 320 million years ago. They may be ancient but in reality, they are a very modern pest!  What are cockroaches? Cockroaches come from the order Blattodea and are common and […]

Bird Control

Our feathered friends in the garden that we feed are a joy to behold, but when birds congregate in public places, they not only become a menace but a disease spreading one at that. Why birds are pests Whether you live in a rural or urban area or indeed beside […]

Moths

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 […]

Fleas

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 […]