Mention cockroaches and our skin starts to itch with images of uncleanliness and dirt immediately springing to mind. These skin-crawling omnivore insects are great survivors, able to live and survive almost anywhere. Due to the nesting and feeding habits of cockroaches, which feast on rotting waste, these unwelcome insects can spread numerous diseases, such as … Continue reading The Bugging Question: Do Cockroaches Bite?
As the summer fast approaches, it is not just the warmer weather we get to look forward to but the arrival of certain pesky critters too, particularly a small but bothersome pest in the form of carpet beetles. Notoriously difficult to get rid of, the three types of carpet beetle found in the UK can … Continue reading How to Identify and Eliminate Carpet Beetles
The Feral Pigeon is one of the most common species of pest, with an estimated 18 million in the UK. These birds can spread disease and breed up to six times a year. One solitary bird can appear harmless, but in larger numbers, these birds can cause some serious damage to your property. Pigeons are … Continue reading Problematic Pigeons: 3 Signs You Have a Bird Infestation
There are a number of creatures that can become unwelcome residents in our homes and require expert assistance to get rid off, though there are plenty of preventative measures that can be taken to ensure it doesn’t get that far. Often the critters will make nests in the likes of cellars, lofts and any spaces … Continue reading Why You Should Squirrel-Proof Your Attic!
Foxes can be lovely creatures when they are out in the countryside and their natural habitat of woodland and grasslands. However, those that have adapted to survive in our own habitats of towns and cities are not so lovely as they can cause a number of problems which are either damaging to the land or … Continue reading Get Rid of Foxes: 3 Easy Steps to Outfox Night-time
It is fair to say that nobody wants a rat infestation, but the nature of the little beasts is that they can indeed multiply in an area quickly enough to cause considerable problems even in clean and hygienic conditions. For certain commercial businesses, this is clearly an issue which threatens their very livelihood as a … Continue reading Rats! The Cost of a Pest Infestation
Poison might be an effective means of rodent control, but it can pose dangers to natural predators. Laying bait which is poisonous to kill rodents can be toxic to other wildlife, as well as domestic livestock and pets. Poisonous pest control, known as rodenticides, can be dangerous to birds of prey, which may scavenge poisoned … Continue reading A Safer Approach to Rodent Control
Has choosing the perfect Pest Control Service been bugging you as much as your suspected pest or vermin problem? When it comes to getting rid of home or commercial infestations such as moths and rats, it is highly recommended to hire a professional company rather than try to tackle the issue yourself. With that in … Continue reading The 4 Cs of choosing a Pest Control Service in Yorkshire
Noticing signs of pests in your residence as we move into autumn? These types of insects have been known to breed in both spring and autumn, leaving considerable damage to your wooden goods – that’s right, it’s termite season again! Read on to find out our top five signs of termites and how our pest … Continue reading 5 Signs That You Have Termites
Have you noticed an increasing number of wasps in a particular area recently? Then it is possible that there’s a nest nearby to disturb your sunbathing this summer. Wasps, similarly to other stinging and potentially dangerous insects, are a very unwelcome sight in any home, garden or residential area. Unlike honey-making and other types of … Continue reading What To Do If You Find a Wasp Nest