Pest Control

Pest control treatment and prices

We provide subsidised pest control services for domestic premises.

Treatments are carried out by our contractor, Dial A Pest, which is part of SDK Environmental Limited.

Report a pest control problem

You may be able to get a discount if you get:

  • Unversal Credit
  • disabled persons tax credit
  • Council Tax benefit
  • housing benefit
  • state retirement pension.

If you apply for a discount you will need to show proof of these benefits and a utility bill to the Pest Technicians when they call.

Pest control treatment prices


Standard price Concessionary price
£30 Free


Standard price Concessionary price
£30 £15

Wasps (one nest)

Standard price Concessionary price
£35 £18

Additional wasps nests are charged at £10 per nest if treated at the same time. A charge may apply when a visit is made but no active wasp nest can be identified.


Standard price Concessionary price
£30 £15


Standard price Concessionary price
£30 £15


Standard price Concessionary price
£30 £15

Bed bugs

Standard price Concessionary price
£30 £15


How to pay

Payment for treatments is normally collected by debit or credit card once your booking has been confirmed.

You have the right to cancel and obtain a full refund at any time up and until the treatment commences.

All work is subject to our contractor's treatment terms and conditions.


Helpful pest information

Learn about pest prevention, protection, removal and elimination using DialAPest's fact sheets.



The Council does not provide a service for removing bee swarms; for more information about honey bee swarms visit the Central and South Hertfordshire Bee Keeping Association.

For information about bumbleebees visit the Bumblebee Conservation Trust website..


False widow spider

For more information on the recently reported false widow spider please read the False Widow Spider fact sheet.