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’ve come to 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.
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 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 Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
ACT Pest Control, are licensed specialists in pest and termite control. With a large range of equipment, they can treat any property including households, restaurants and government buildings, all with the added convenience of using environmentally friendly products.
Using their 7-in-1 general treatment deal, ACT Pest Control ensure that the seven most common pests in your house will be eliminated 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 will mark the 100th year of business, showcasing the dedication and ability of Flick Anitcimex Canberra. Servicing both homes and businesses across Canberra, they cover suburbs including Belconnen, Gunghalin, Tuggeranong and Woden.
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 bed bugs. If you are not sure what type of pest you are dealing with, they will help you work it out. If you are currently building a new home, they also provide pre- and post-construction pest control services.
Their pricing is competitive, and they use environmentally friendly, non-toxic methods that won’t be harmful to you or your pets whilst also receiving good online reviews, with Sarah S commenting, “Great service, really accommodating…Have used them two years in a row and will again!”.
Dr Maks Pest Control prides themselves on upfront pricing and high-quality services. This Macgregor-based owner-operated business has been around for more than 15 years’ and is fully licensed and insured whilst also offering 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.”
100% Canberra owned and operated, Canberra Pest Control has over 45 years of experience, meaning they can help with any type of pest situation. They also offer a treatment that can eliminate 10 different pests all at once. They 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.”
This family-run business has been around for over 20 years, experienced in using environmentally friendly products that are safe for both humans and pets. They specialise in the elimination of spiders, cockroaches, termites, silverfish, rodents and wasps. With one google reviewer Robyn Colless saying: “Responded quickly to my urgent job. Efficient, polite and professional and sorted the problem quickly. Definitely, recommend Richard.”
Which Canberra Pest Controller Will You Pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Please let us know how it goes. Did they do a good job? Are your pests gone for good? Would you recommend their services to a friend? Leave your comments down below.