Get rid of blocked drains – power jet service

Are your drains blocked? What might seem like a build-up of autumnal foliage and weeks of heavy rainfall could actually be a combination of these and an undetected pest nest. Call ‘Total Pest Control’ today and avail of our new service – drain inspection, detection and pest eradication. We are pleased to announce that we have […]

The Summer Invasion – Insects and More – Controlling Pests at Home

yellow and black bee on white snow

You have bought your dream home, you have a beautiful house and a great garden, you keep everything clean and tidy but you can still get a shock from some of the invaders we have in Ireland.  In recent days we have had the flying ant problem – particularly nasty in places this year – especially if […]

Giant 24 inch rat caught at Dublin home by Total Pest Control

Spring has sprung… and so have the size of the rats these days! As reported on the news and radio and in the papers on Friday 4th April, Total Pest Control owner Marcus Giusti on a regular house call-out discovered that the rat in this attic was as big as a cat at 24 inches from nose to […]

Weather-Environment Alert


Hopefully the worst of the stormy weather, flooding and cold spells have passed as we enter into spring, but with dramatic, world-wide environmental changes occurring so too are local wildlife patterns changing. In the pest control industry we know that many pests and rodents can be active all year round, but at Total Pestcontrol we […]

Happy New Year to you all!

happy new year spelled with scrabbles on a red background

Happy New Year to you all! It’s that time of year again where we got through all the excitement and busy-ness of the season and we must now look around, survey our land, our homes or our establishments and take stock of all the things that need to be done… New Year’s resolutions are often […]

Mice and Rats – Unwelcome Winter Guests

Brown and White Land Animal

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the houseNot a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…’ Hopefully your Christmas won’t be disturbed by the stirring of unwanted rodents or mice but if it is, don’t despair, Total Pest Control in Dublin is at your services whatever the problem! So over this Christmas and holiday season remember Total Pest Control will […]

Rodent Problems? – Some More Facts About Rats

As a pest control expert, my feelings on rats are mixed, they are destructive, the assist in the spreading of human pathogens (see table below), they cause food spoilage, and they cause damage to property, food and water supplies. For example if rats eat 5% of an amount of wheat, its possible for up to […]

Keep Rats and Mice Out

brown rodent on brown wooden surface

Prevent Rat and Mice Infestations With the mild weather this autumn running into November its a good idea to rodent proof your home before its gets really cold.  The best way of preventing a rat or mouse problem is to keep them out of your house or business.  Some of the main access points for […]

Bird Control Dublin – Using a Hawk to Control Birds

two brown owls perched on wooden post

Enough with the insects, this week we move onto bigger things.  If you’ve looked around my site you’ll see that my hawk is dear to my heart.  We use him as a natural method of bird control, birds of prey can get where humans can’t and tackle problems with pigeons, seagulls, crows, rooks, magpies and more.  […]

Controlling Foxes in and Urban Environment

Have you noticed in recent years the number of foxes now living in urban locations. I know myself that if out for a walk after dark, I am more likely to see a fox than a cat or dog.  Foxes are pretty harmless and will run away from humans, but don’t corner one as it […]