Landlord Pest Infestation FAQs

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The responsibility most of the time lies with the landlord, as a tenant you are responsible for ensuring that the property is kept clean and is not subject to any damage.  However, if a tenant fails to dispose of rubbish, and leaves windows and doors open it could ultimately lead to pest infestations.

Landlords’ responsibility it to remove pests from your premises as well as blocking any entry points.

Our pest infestation cover includes all types of pests, including rats, mice, ants, bed bugs, cockroaches to name a few. Call us to find out more about our pest infestation cover.

Pest infestations can become a stressful experience, no one wants to be running around searching for a mousetrap or a pest exterminator, pest control cover will give you the extra security you need if one of your tenants has a pest infestation.

If it not a legal requirement for you to have pest control insurance, however, it is a legal requirement that you manage pest control.

A few things you can do to prevent pest infestations include

  • Stop pests from entering

Make sure to fill all holes in your brickwork and around any entrances or doors to your property.

  • Don’t leave food out

Clear out your rubbish bins regularly and keep food out of sight and make sure all food is correctly stored.

  • Droppings 
  • Gnawing marks and damage 
  • Smear marks 
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