Museums and antiquities

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Museums & antiquities

We understand that you need specialist care.

Museums, art galleries and antique specialists  are vulnerable to a wide range of pest problems:

  • Artwork, books, textiles and other soft organic matter are vulnerable to moths, booklice and textile pests.
  • Rats and mice will gnaw wood and other hard objects and will shred textiles and soft materials for nesting.
  • Furniture and other wooden objects are at risk from wood damaging beetle.
  • Wooden church lecterns and pews are also very susceptible to wood damaging beetles.

Rentokil’s pest control solutions for museums & antiquities

At Rentokil, we offer the expertise to protect and conserve antiquities from pest problems. Using specialist products and techniques, we can ensure minimal risk of damage to even delicate items or relics in your museum, gallery or historic building.

Entotherm heat treatments

Chemical free and kills pests at all stages in the life-cycle in a single treatment. Entotherm Heat Treatments are proven effective and safe for delicate items

Why Rentokil?

Rentokil invests heavily in a highly experienced and knowledgeable team to maintain ‘zero tolerance’ pest control standards for your premises. Our Technicians and Technical Managers are experts in pest identification and control, ensuring that we provide solutions that are safe for your environment and effective in getting rid of the pests.

Rest assured, Rentokil understands that pests can cause havoc in a museum, gallery or shop if left untreated and the need for an urgent response and effective solutions.

Critical appraisal

A unique and extensive review, undertaken by our Expert Technical Auditors, that identifies vulnerabilities in your business and processes that places you at risk of pests. Schedule your critical appraisal with your Rentokil expert.

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