Winter Pests We are all used to seeing ants, bees and wasps in the summer months and we tend to think that pests just disappear over the winter, but that is far from the case. In this article we will take a look at which unwanted visitors are likely to find your home irresistible this […]
How to get rid of bedbugs
How to get rid of bedbugs Some of the old nursery rhymes and sayings are really rather grim, take the nursery rhyme “Ring a ring of roses” which refers to the plague and spotting the marks and lesions, more frightening rather than reassuring isn’t it? Another such tradition with a sinister meaning, is the popular […]
How to become a bee keeper?
How to become a bee keeper? After a very busy summer spent relocating and removing bees from premises all over the county, one question that has cropped up often is: How to become a beekeeper? In this article, we share top tips and advice and also the benefits of becoming a bee keeper. The Importance […]
What are the 3 methods of pest control?
What are the 3 methods of pest control? Whether at home or in a commercial property pests can be a real nuisance, not only do they create damage, but they can also spread germs and diseases. For a business, they can lead to prosecution and fines or even potential imprisonment; and in cases where there […]
How does pest control get rid of wasps?
How does pest control get rid of wasps? What many people do not realise is that wasps serve a very important purpose in our ecosystem and food chains. They are great pollinators and also predate on other insects; so not quite the nuisance that everyone believes them to be, but we all recognise that having […]
How To Control Pests In The Food Industry
How To Control Pests In The Food Industry Pests are a problem no matter where they occur, arguably they are even worse in the food industry. If as a business involved in the preparation or manufacture of food you are found to have an infestation, the repercussions can be very serious. At the very least […]
Why it is Important to Control Pests
Why it is Important to Control Pests Pests are common in both domestic and commercial settings, but are they really that bad? The short answer is a resounding yes! In this article we explore why it is important to control pests and give you some handy preventative advice. Danger to Health First and foremost, pests […]
Why Are Bees Important?
Why Are Bees Important? Bees are a sign that spring is in the air and the blooms are starting to come out and in the UK we have over 250 species of bees with 24 types of bumblebees. Did you know, though, that bees are amongst the most important insects on the planet? That might […]
Mouse Pest Control in Silverstone
Mouse Pest Control in Silverstone The Investigation When we arrived at the property, the mouse in question had been disposed of but, from the description we determined that it was a house mouse. The homeowner was right to call us out, as when you have one mouse you can very quickly have a major problem […]
Pest Control for the Food Industry
Pest Control for the Food Industry When considering pest control for the food industry, it is important to remember that pests can enter the food chain at any point from farm to fork. Wherever there is food production, storage and supply it is vital to consider the risks from pests and to take adequate precautions […]