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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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House Fly Control

House Fly Control

Having flies in your home can be very annoying and you may spend 10 or so minutes chasing them around with a fly swatter, this is fairly effective when their numbers are low, however if you are dealing with a larger fly problem then this won't be enough! You need to...

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Wasp Season Is On It’s Way!

Wasp Season Is On It’s Way!

If you have been out and about recently you may have noticed the odd wasp, these a more than likely the fertile queen wasps on the hunt to find a suitable place to nest for the year! Life Cycle During the spring when the weather starts to warm up the queen wasp will...

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Bed Bug Infestations

Bed Bug Infestations

This is an extremely common pest, its success, in part, is due to the increased popularity of buying second hand furniture allowing them to easily travel and it is also thought they have built up a tolerance to certain pesticides! How Do They Get in Your House? Bed...

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Rodent Borne Diseases

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?

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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Mouse Control – How to identify and treat mice infestations

Mouse Control – How to identify and treat mice infestations

Mouse control is essential when the winter months start to draw in as mice find their way into buildings as the weather gets cooler. They are seeking a warm and sheltered place to nest and find food. You can identify a mouse by their light brown or grey fur, small...

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How To Defend Against Winter Pests

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

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!

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

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

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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Common Spring Pests

Common Spring Pests

Spring has arrived and with it so has a whole new season of pests! It is best to be on the lookout for these spring pests, so you can spot a potential infestation and eliminate it before it becomes a huge problem. Catching a pest infestation early is the best way to...

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Signs of Bed Bugs & How To Get Rid of Them

Signs of Bed Bugs & How To Get Rid of Them

Bed bugs are small brown insects that live off the blood of humans and animals. Adult bed bugs are about the size of an apple seed and have flat bodies however, after they have fed their bodies swell and turn a reddish colour. Bed bugs are flightless insects, but they...

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