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Wasps: Facts about Wasps

Wasps: Facts about Wasps

Wasps are a much hated pest by many, despite being useful insects around the garden by controlling files and other insects, their presence is often irritating and for some quite nerve-racking particularly for those who suffer with allergies to wasp stings. Should you...

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Facts About Flies

Facts About Flies

Flies are one of the UK’s most common pests, most of us find there constant buzzing around very annoying, but they can also pose a health risk, particularly in businesses within the food or pharmaceutical industry. With this said flies are quite fascinating insects...

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Why Do Ants Come into Homes?

Why Do Ants Come into Homes?

Ants are active all year round however, it is during the spring and summer months that they become a nuisance as they are a lot more active. There is no one answer that can explain why ants come into our homes, it is easier to explain what it is that attracts ants...

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Wasp Advice

Wasp Advice

Wasps are very social insects and because of this they often live in large colonies within the nests they have built using mainly wood and pulp. Wasp nests are commonly built in spaces such as, roofs, wall cavities, and air bricks. Outdoor nests tend to be found in...

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How To Find Wasps Nests In Your Garden or On Your Property

How To Find Wasps Nests In Your Garden or On Your Property

Whether you are completely terrified of wasps or have a blasé attitude towards them, most people tend to panic when they see their yellow and black colourings. As soon as we realise there is a wasp in the house for example it becomes the upmost priority to get it out...

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How To Keep Rats Out Of Your Home Or Business?

How To Keep Rats Out Of Your Home Or Business?

Rats are active all year round as they do not hibernate in the winter months. With this said rats do tend to be less active during the winter months as they will have a stockpile of food tucked away and be on the hunt for a warm dry place to nest for the winter. Rats...

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Mouse Control: UK Mice, Identification and Facts

Mouse Control: UK Mice, Identification and Facts

There are many different species of mice in the UK, each varies in appearance, size and lifespan. If you have seen a mouse in your garden or even your house and want to know what species it is or would just like to know more about the different types of mice then read...

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Rat Control: The Daily Life Of A Rat

Rat Control: The Daily Life Of A Rat

When it comes to rats and mice their day to day life is defined by a 24 hour pattern also known as the circadian rhythm. Rats leave their nests for three reasons, food, water and breeding. Rats are nocturnal so the time they spend away from their nest is generally...

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DIY Bed Bug Treatments: Do They Work?

DIY Bed Bug Treatments: Do They Work?

While DIY bed bug treatment is not something most people want to try there will be some avid DIYers out there that will want to give it ago. Following DIY tips for bed bug treatment wont fully eliminate the bed bugs from your home however they will help significantly...

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How Wasps Behave In The Autumn Months

How Wasps Behave In The Autumn Months

For us humans the Autumn months are the worst for wasps as this when both the wasps and their nest become more troublesome. People get stung more often during the autumn and treatment for the sting also take longer to work. This is because the wasp’s behavior starts...

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Bird Netting In Bristol

Bird Netting In Bristol

Bristol and the surrounding areas all experience a large number of pest bird populations. Gulls and Pigeons cause a vast amount of damage to buildings and can cause serious problems by fouling into air conditioning units on top of roofs. Pigeon and Gull guano can also...

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Why do wasps become aggressive?

Why do wasps become aggressive?

What Causes Wasps To Act Aggressively? There are many reasons why wasps will act aggressively to humans, but the main reason is if they feel that they or their nest is under attack. In the summer months, many people get stung by wasps while mowing their lawns, as they...

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Wasp FAQ’s – Your Wasp Questions Answered

Wasp FAQ’s – Your Wasp Questions Answered

Are Bees And Wasps Related? Wasps and bees both belong to the insect order Hymenoptera. It is thought then bees have descended from the wasp! Is There Any Point In Wasps? Despite their bad reputation wasps are actually helpful pollinators and good pest controllers...

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5 Ways To Keep Wasps Away From Your Property

5 Ways To Keep Wasps Away From Your Property

Wasps and bees have many differences the main one being that bees feed their larvae pollen, and wasps feed their larvae insects. So, this actually makes wasps really good to have around your garden as they help control other insects. National Geographic revealed that...

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Wasp Nests: Identification and Removal

Wasp Nests: Identification and Removal

If you notice a large number of wasps that seem to be focused in one particular area then it is likely that there is a wasp nest nearby. Unlike bees’ wasps are a very unwelcome pest in any garden or home, this tends to be because they are much more aggressive then...

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