Pest Control Blog

FAQs about wasps (and hornets) and their nests

Wasps and hornets are a large part of our work, particularly in the summer months and we often get the same questions, so here are the answers to some of the frequently asked questions and wasps and their nests. How long does a wasp nest last? The length of time a wasp nests last very […]

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Where do insects go in the winter?

There is always a decrease in the number of insects over the winter months in the UK. However, it feels like magic that they disappear and we are no longer bothered them like we are in the summer. But where do they disappear to and what is the catch? Option one: Migration Insects that require […]

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COVID-19 Pest Solution Update

We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation for the last few weeks. Considering the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23 March, we wanted to update our customers on what measures we are putting into place. This is a fast moving situation, and we will update this page if the situation changes. Our primary concern is […]

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What is the difference between rat and mouse droppings?

Finding rodent droppings in your home is never a good sign. Once you have found the droppings, the first thing to do is try to identify what kind of droppings they are. So, how do you tell the difference between rat and mouse droppings? Mouse Droppings Mouse droppings are usually black or brown in colour […]

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Pest Solution is Proud to be PROMPT

All staff at Pest Solution are proud members of BASIS PROMPT, a register of professional pest controllers. BASIS PROMPT is the only independent Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for pest controllers that is recognised by the government. As part of our CPD, all members of staff regularly attend events such as trade shows, exhibitions and […]

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More Information About Mice

As winter sets in and Christmas draws closer, the temperatures outside have started to drop. This can lead to mice entering homes as they search for warmth and shelter from the cold. So far, this winter has been no exception, as we have been experiencing a large number of enquiries regarding mice in customers’ homes. […]

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What can I do about bats?

Unfortunately, this is a question that we sometimes get from customers that call us. The short answer to this question is that you cannot do very much with bats if they are present in your house as all bat species in the UK are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. This means it […]

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Pest Magazine Article

Graham and Elodie have recently appeared in an article in Pest magazine.

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Pest Solution News Summer 2019

Two members of the Pest Solution team, Anna and Elodie, have recently passed the RSPH Level 3 in Pest Management. They are joining only eleven other people in the country with this qualification, which is quite an achievement! Firstly, we would like to say a big well done as they have been working hard on […]

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What is Integrated Pest Management?

The term Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is becoming more frequently used instead of pest control, but are they different and what does IPM mean? Let’s start with the term management The primary focus of pest management is on limiting the size of the population rather than achieving complete eradication and control. Pest management recognises that […]

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