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The Pest Detectives: The Definitive Guide to Rentokil by Rob Gray

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In a bubble

Despite the boardroom upheavals, Rentokil was still delivering work to the highest standards.

In 2005, the Norwegian Royal Family discovered an infestation of clothes moths at the Stiftsgården Royal Palace in Trondheim. The palace, built in 1774, is both a museum and an official royal residence, containing irreplaceable royal coronation chairs and crowning relics. These were under threat from the ravenous insects. The State Facilities Management Company and Norwegian conservation experts agreed that Rentokil Pest Control was the only company with the reputation and technical knowledge to take on such an important project.

Colin Smith, International Technical Director at Pest Control, flew to Norway to carry out a survey at the palace. ...

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