Pest Control Edinburgh

Welcome to Barricade Pest Control. We help Edinburgh homes and businesses get rid of mice, wasps, bed bugs etc.

15 July 2020 – Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

We are now fully open for all pest control services.

We are still offering WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger pest identification. Photos and videos can be sent via Messenger or WhatsApp on: 07833 488 603. Alternatively, please get in touch by phone or email if you have any questions.

Email: 0131 659 9752

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We are proud to be a family run company with a reputation built on great customer service and very reasonable prices. We are based in central Edinburgh and provide pest control services throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Owners, Sean and Rebekah are a young, ambitious family who are dedicated to making your homes and businesses pest free.

We offer:

  • Free quote – get a free no obligation pest control quote on the day
  • Fast effective treatment – exterminate pests quickly, safely and where possible, humanely
  • Same Day Call out – including same-day wasp nest removal
  • Emergency pest control – Call now on 0131 659 9752
  • Pest Proofing – prevent pests bothering you again by blocking access points etc. We believe prevention is better than a cure
  • Value for money – We are small and local, and generally cheaper than large national companies
  • Personal service – We thrive on providing total customer satisfaction

Barricade take immense pride in offering all our customers an honest, friendly and professional service and always take great care and time in providing you with all the expert advice and reassurance you need.

Call us now on 0131 659 9752

We are proud to be members of the National Pest Technicians Association

we follow Think Wildlife best practice for safe use of rodenticides

RSPH Qualified – Level 2 Award in Pest Management

Think you might have a problem with pests?

Pests come in many shapes and sizes, but they all have one thing in common: once they become established in your home garden or business they an be a real nuisance.

Barricade specialise in the fast, complete removal of mice, rats, wasp nests, bed bugs, clothes moths and ants.

For more information on how to spot these pests – and more importantly how to get rid of them – Click the links below.



Mice & Rats

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Signs of a mouse infestation:

  • Small black droppings
  • scratching or gnawing sounds behind walls or furniture
  • Nests made from shredded materials
  • Strong smells of ammonia-like urine


Wasp Nests

Wasps are building their nest

Signs of wasp infestation:

  • Increased sightings or swarms of wasps (yellow and black, no hair on body)
  • Buzzing, or the sound of quiet scraping on wood
  • Paper-like nest, often in a garage or shed



Bed Bugs

Bed bug on seam of mattress

Signs of bed bug infestation:

  • Itchy red bites upon waking, often in a line
  • Blood stains on bed sheets
  • An unpleasant, sweet sickly smell
  • Tiny eggshells or shed skins in mattress seams



House Moths

brown house moth

Signs of a moth infestation:

  • Tiny irregular holes in clothing
  • Dusty clothing
  • Musty smell
  • Threadbare patches or holes in carpets and rugs



Signs of ant infestation:

  • Seeing large numbers of ants in your property
  • Lines of ants following a trail
  • Seeing an ant’s nest – like a small pile of dirt or soil



Signs of cockroach infestation:

  • Unusual smell -lingering and unpleasant
  • Droppings – brown/black around 2mm long
  • Smear marks, often on horizontal surfaces and where the wall meets the floor
  • Shed cockroach skins

You may need pest control if you have noticed:

  • Droppings or smear marks around your home or business.
  • Scratching noises from behind walls or furniture
  • Strange unpleasant smells
  • Itchy bites
  • Damage to fabrics, walls or skirting boards
  • Visible sightings of rodents or insects

Give us a call today for advice and a fast call out! Barricade are fully qualified to quickly deal with wasp nest removal, rat control, mice control, cockroach, fleas, bud bugs, ant infestation, carpet moth and clothes moth to name but a few.

 Our pest control services cover homes and businesses throughout the EH postcode area. Restaurants, takeaways, hotels, guest houses and B&Bs can enjoy our monthly contract services. Essential for businesses which need to maintain maximum levels of cleanliness and hygiene.


Call us now on 0131 659 9752


Domestic and Commercial pest control

Pest control services are available for homes and businesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Restaurants, hotels, guest houses and shops in Edinburgh and the Lothians can benefit from one-off eradication treatments to monthly contracts. Our commercial service contracts start as little as £20.00 per month.

Barricade Pest Control van - with black and red livery

About Barricade Pest Control

Proprietors Sean and Rebekah are a family team, based in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Coming from premium customer service backgrounds means we always go the extra mile to ensure all our customers’ needs are met. Rebekah comes from a family of pest controllers (her parents run Wee Critters!) and we have gained the expertise from some of the best in the business.


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Barricade are a family-run, local pest control company in Edinburgh. Serving homes and businesses throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians. Some of the areas we cover include: New Town, Old Town, Leith, Easter Road, Abbeyhill, Holyrood, Portobello, Musselburgh, Craigentinny, Lochend, Restalrig, Seafield, London Road, Broughton, Stockbridge, Newington, Marchmont, Bruntsfield, Morningside, Blackford, Prestonfield, Liberton, Inch, Duddingston, Craigmiller, Niddrie, Newcraighall, Inveresk, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Tranent, Macmerry, Port Seton, Danderhall, Dalkeith, Lasswade, Polton, Loanhead, Bonnyrigg, Newhaven, Granton, Trinity, Comely Bank. Our mobile pest controllers are always on call locally so please give us a call and we’ll be with you as quick as possible.