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Rodent Borne Diseases

A bite or scratch from a rat can result in rat bite fever and disease. Rat urine is also known to spread leptospirosis which can lead to kidney and liver damage. A viral infectious disease known as Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCMV) can be transmitted via the urine...

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Where Do Rats Come From?

Rats are members of the rodent family, this a huge group of mammals made up of over 2000 different species that can be found in different habitats worldwide. One thing that all rodents have in common is the ability to gnaw. Rodents get their name from the Latin word...

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How Do Rats Survive the Winter Months?

Rats top the list of the most hated pests. They are dirty, carry disease, bacteria, parasites and they bite! When they infest homes and businesses, they cause damage and contaminate food. Pest controllers are constantly at work trying to keep rats under control,...

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How To Defend Against Winter Pests

Winter is coming! And so are the winter pests! It’s coming sooner that you might think so it’s time to start thinking about getting a plan together on how your going to keep those pesky winter pests out! After summer is gone we might think that all our pest problems...

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How to Get Rid of Ants

Ants are social insects that work together hunting for food. At some point most of us will experience an ant infestation as ants target houses and buildings when out looking for food so they have access to a good food source to build a colony to survive. This is why...

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UK Dealing with Drunken Wasp Epidemic!

Due to the cold winter the wasp season has started around six weeks early this year, add on the summer heatwave and the wasps have thrived, resulting in huge wasps nests! The anatomy of a wasp restricts what it can digest, so any food they catch such as flies and...

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Flea Control

Fleas are a common pest found in UK homes, those with pets are particularly vulnerable to this intruder. Due to the hot and humid weather that we have been experiencing recently it has provided the perfect breeding conditions for fleas allowing the population to...

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Wasp Nests: How to Spot Them

When trying to identify a wasp’s nest you need to get and idea of what is going on by observing the wasps and their behaviour. Mid-summer when a wasp nest will be fully established it will be obvious to find the entrance as there will be wasps constantly traveling to...

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