Is your home or office overrun with nasty pests? If you don’t act quickly, you could end up with serious damage that will be both time-consuming and expensive to repair.
A top-quality pest controller can help you eliminate unwanted bugs and rodents from your home, and prevent them from returning. But how do you find the best pest controller in Canberra?
Well, you’re in the right place. We sifted through your comments and feedback and have put together a list of the best pest controllers in the Canberra region.
Take a look and best of luck with your pest issue.
What Makes a Good Pest Controller?
Removing pests from your home is a high stakes job. When things go wrong, they go seriously wrong.
So, what should you be looking for in a pest controller? Here’s a quick list of traits worth considering.
All great Canberra pest controllers must be:
- Reliable. A quality pest controller must turn up on time and work efficiently.
- Effective. Pest issues are no joke, and a dodgy pest controller can result in permanent damage. The very best pest controllers perform treatments that are effective in keeping nasty bugs and rodents out of your home.
- Affordable. No one wants to be ripped off – you should always get what you paid for. Plus, pest controllers should be upfront about their fees. That means no nasty surprises.
- Knowledgeable. The best pest controllers in Canberra have years of experience dealing with a whole host of pest problems. The pest controller you choose should know the ins and outs of pest control.
- Trustworthy. Hiring a pest controller means inviting them into your home.
The top 5 Canberra pest controllers according to you
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.
ACT Pest Control are licensed specialists in pest & termite control who state that they can treat every property ranging from family households, to restaurants, and Government buildings using environmentally friendly products.
ACT Pest Control asserts that their 7-in-1 general treatment deals with the seven most common pests in your home without harming your family or pets.
A recent Google testimonial from Wally I said, “I called upon ACT Pest Control for both my houses and they have done a great job. We had various issues such as wasps and ant infestations along with the general house treatments, all the pests were gone after their visit each time. Highly recommend Carl, he is the technician we used and we had a great experience with Him. Big thanks to the team at ACT Pest Control.”
Based in Fyshwick, 2018 marks the 100th year they will have been in the business which is almost unheard of these days! Servicing both homes and businesses across Canberra, they cover suburbs incl uding Belconnen, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Woden, and even reach as far as Yass, Goulburn and Batemans Bay.
They specialise in termite management, but are also well equipped to deal with other pests like cockroaches, rats, mice, possums, birds, flies, fleas, bees, wasps and even bed bugs. If you’re not sure what type of pest you’re dealing with, they’ll help you work it out. If you’re building a new home, they also provide pre- and post-construction pest control services.
Their pricing is competitive, they use environmentally friendly, non-toxic methods that won’t be harmful to you or your pets and they’ve received good online reviews, with Sarah S commenting “Great service, really accommodating…Have used them two years in a row and will again!”.
This family run husband and wife team with more than 20 years’ experience use environmentally friendly products that are safe for humans and pets and specialise in pests like spiders, cockroaches, termites, silverfish, rodents and wasps.
Their pricing is also competitive with one Rioter (MrNurseRatchet) commenting “Just used Armageddon Pest Control–very happy with their service and their prices were quite reasonable compared to Canberra Pest Control.”
A 100% Canberra operated and owned business with more than 45 years’ experience, they can help with almost any type of pest problem and even have one treatment which can get rid of 10 different pests in one go.
They also come recommended by one Riot ACT reviewer (Office_Shredder) who said “Another recommendation for Canberra Pest Control here. Been using them for years. Always on time, courteous and efficient. They send reminders too when the next treatment is due which is great for me because I’m hopelessly disorganised.”
One of the few pest controllers in Canberra that’s upfront about their pricing, this Macgregor-based owner-operated business has been around for more than 15 years’, are fully licenced and insured and offer group discounts.
They come highly recommended by one Facebook reviewer (Caroline Suthers) who commented “Highly recommend Dr Maks. Richard was incredibly professional from the time of booking until the completion of the service. He arrived on time and the fee was very reasonable.”
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback on the best and worst Canberra pest controllers.
If you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Please comment below detailing your experience with Canberra based pest controllers? Who would you recommend? Who would you use again? Who would you steer clear of?