Pest Control Blog

The rats ate my car…

It is fairly well known that rodents like to have a nibble on wires and cables. But why? And what are the consequences of them having a chew on your wires? Why do rodents gnaw on cables? Rodents have very strong teeth, with a much harder enamel than on human teeth, which allows them to […]

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A Wasps Nest Timeline

July is usually the time of year that we suddenly get an increase in calls regarding wasp nests, even though the nests may have been around since April. It is not until July/August that the nests become more evident as the number of individuals in the nest is much higher. April/May – The queen emerges […]

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Electronic Fly Killers FAQs

Electronic fly killers (EFKs) are an efficient method of reducing issues with flying insects. They work by attracting insects to UV light. Pest Solution are happy to supply and install a wide range of EFKs to both commercial and domestic scenarios. Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding EFKs. How do they work? […]

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More information about ants…

The most common ant in the UK is the black garden ant, Lasius niger. It is the only indigenous ant species that commonly enters properties in the UK. They typically nest in soil but can also nest under paving and concrete. Reasons for control The black garden ant is harmless and mostly pose a problem […]

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Why do pests find rubbish so attractive?

Pests, like all other living creatures need a steady source of food to survive. Often this food source is the rubbish we throw away. This could be commercial waste in trade bins outside or just a few crumbs of food on a kitchen floor. Here are some of the pests that are attracted to human […]

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Is pest control bad for the environment?

Our aim at Pest Solution is to minimise the quantities of pesticides used and provide customers with targeted non-toxic treatments wherever possible. All pesticide usage is carefully monitored and used in a way to prevent contact with non-target species with all surplus material removed after treatment. This helps protect the environment for future generations. Here […]

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How to get into pest control as a career

At Pest Solution, we do not just offer pest management services to clients, but we also offer a variety of training courses for those who wish to work in pest control. We frequently get enquiries from people who are interested in pest control but do not know where to start. Pest control is an extremely […]

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More information about Rat Flaps

Many media sites have been reporting that there has been an increase in rat infestations during the coronavirus pandemic. But what can you do about it, when they decide to join you in your own home? The best way to control rats is to stop them from getting into your home in the first place. […]

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Christmas is almost upon us

It’s reached that time of the year to have the annual venture into the loft to get the Christmas decorations out. Some people have had theirs out for weeks already, others are yet to carry this job out. The last thing anybody wants to find is unexpected visitors in the loft in amongst the decorations. […]

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Pest Solution – second national lockdown update

We have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation throughout this year and considering the implementation of a new lockdown commencing on the 5th November, we wanted to update our customers on what measures we are putting into place. Pest control services have been deemed an essential service, and we will continue to provide our customers with […]

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