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Rat, Mouse, and Squirrel Control Services in Newton Abbot, Torbay, Exeter, Devon

Employing a range of methods to control and eliminate rats and mice on your property, ACE Pest Management is here to meet all your needs. Using only the latest approved rodenticides and rodent trapping methods, we can offer excellent rat, mouse, and squirrel control services in Newton Abbot, Torbay, Exeter and the surrounding areas of Devon.

Rat and Mice Control

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House Mouse (Mus Domesticus)

    Body: 7 – 9.5 cm

    Tail: Similar to Body Length

    Weight: 12 – 30g

    Average Life Span: up to 2 Years

    Females Have 7 - 8 Litters of 4 – 16 Young per Year

    The Young Reach Sexual Maturity in 2 – 3 Months

    Mice Have Been Known to Spread Some Diseases to Humans, such as:



Brown Rat (Rattus Norvegicus)

    Body: 15 – 27cm in Length

    Tail: 10.5 – 24cm in Length 

    Weight: up to 600g

    Average Life Span: up to 3 Years

    Females Have 3 – 6 Litters of 5 – 10 Young per Year

    The Young Reach Sexual Maturity in 3 – 4 Months

    Rats Carry Many Diseases Which They Can Spread to Humans, including:

    Leptospirosis, or Weil's Disease



    Toxoplasma Gondii

    Hantavirus

Squirrel Control

The control methods used by ACE Pest Management for grey squirrels is by use of approved trapping methods and PCP air gun only. A trapping program is carried out internally and externally if squirrels are entering the roof space and externally, where squirrels are causing damage to trees and the surrounding area. 

Grey Squirrel

Grey Squirrel

  • Body Length: 24 – 28.5cm

  • Tail Length: 19.5 – 24cm

  • Weight: 400 – 650g

  • Average Lifespan: 2 – 5 Years

  • Females Have 2 Litters of 3 – 4 Young per Year

Why Control Grey Squirrels?

Classed as an invasive, non-native species, the grey squirrel is a significant factor in the decline of the native red squirrel population in the UK. They may also carry the squirrel pox virus, which is fatal to red squirrels.

In spring, the taking of eggs and young chicks by grey squirrels has a devastating effect on songbird and ground-nesting populations. They strip bark from tree trunks during May and June, damaging stands of timber and natural woodland.

Furthermore, grey squirrels frequently enter domestic roof spaces and build a nest for their young. If left unattended, they may damage woodwork, electrical wiring, and water pipes, as well as tearing up roof space insulation.

Inspecting Your Property

Starting with an initial inspection of your property, which will help determine the most effective, eco-friendly, and humane way to solve the problem, we will keep you informed every step of the way and will even offer specialist advice to help prevent rodents from entering your property, as well as addressing any other issues.

Contact us today in Devon, for more details about our professional rodent control services, including rat, mouse, and squirrel control.

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Our Address

ACE Pest Management,

The Granary,
Newton Abbot,


TQ13 0EH

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Business Hours

Monday 08:00 - 20:00

Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00

Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00

Thursday 08:00 - 20:00

Friday 08:00 - 20:00

Saturday 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

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