Pest Control Blog

What is a Pest Control Service Agreement and why are they useful?

Many of our commercial clients (and some domestic as well) choose to have a service agreement in place with us for their pest control. But what does it mean? And what are the advantages of this, rather than just giving us a ring when you find an issue? What is a Service Agreement or Contract? […]

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Getting to know the team…Adrian

How long have you been a pest controller? Almost 9 years. What made you start out in pest control? I was made redundant and was looking for a new full-time job. My daughter went to school with owner’s daughter and put me in touch with him. At that point I knew very little about pest […]

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World Pest Day 2018

Today is the second ever World Pest Day! The purpose of World Pest Day is to increase the awareness of how professional pest management helps to protect life across the world as well as how essential it is to global health and wellbeing. It is a united campaign from major pest management associations across Europe, […]

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Squirrels and what can you do about them?

There are two species of Squirrel present in the United Kingdom, the Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) and the more common Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis). The native species in the UK is the Red Squirrel, however, in 1876 the first Grey Squirrels were introduced to the United Kingdom from America. The introduction of the Grey Squirrel […]

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Emergence of Bees and Wasps

With the recent warm weather bees and wasps have started to appear, and so have the phone calls from customers saying that they have an issue with bees or wasps and have a nest in their house/garden. At this time of year, the queen wasps are just starting to emerge from hibernation and are searching […]

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Solving the bird issue before they nest

Birds, such as feral pigeons and seagulls, can cause major problems around buildings, especially when they begin to roost and nest. Apart from being a nuisance and damaging property and goods, their droppings pose a significant hazard to our health. For the majority of UK bird species, once they have started to nest, they cannot […]

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It’s all change for amateur use rodenticides

The type of rodenticides that are used today have been around for over 40 years. There is a lot of concern about the overuse of these products and impact on the environment. Back in 2012 discussions started about these environmental risks, especially the impact on non-target species such as birds of prey. This led to […]

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More Information About Moles

There are many different species of mole across the world, but it is the European Mole (Talpa europaea) that is found in the UK. Although there are no moles found in Ireland. They are widespread and often found in areas such as gardens, parks and golf courses. There are many misconceptions about moles, here are […]

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What is lurking in your loft?

Pest Solution often receives calls from customers that are hearing noises in their loft. Lofts can provide ideal environments for pests and casual invaders as they provide warmth and shelter from the elements. Here are some of the common animals that are found in lofts: Rats and Mice are common pests found inside properties and […]

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What makes a good rat trap?

Rats and mice are some of the most common pests that Pest Solution receives calls about. There are quite a few reasons for them to be controlled including damage to property, disease as well as fear and noise. All work that Pest Solution carries out on behalf of its clients for rodents, follows the CRRU […]

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