Pest Control Blog

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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More information about tree bumblebees

Over the past month Pest Solution have experienced a high volume of enquiries regarding bees, particularly tree bumblebees (Bombus hypnorum). Tree bumblebees were first spotted in the UK in 2001 in Wiltshire and have since spread very rapidly across the UK. In 2013 they had reached Scotland and in 2017 they were found for the […]

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Do you have flea problem?

Fleas are one of the pests that can cause the most distress in households. They are commonly brought into homes by pets, or unknowing pet owners. There are several signs to look out for that might indicate that you have fleas sharing your home! These include: Bites on family members – Most people will realise […]

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Suffolk Trading Standards Approved

Pest Solution would like all clients to be confident that they will receive the best technical advice and service available. This can only happen if we provide a professional and high-quality service offering value for money. As part of this, we are proud to be Suffolk Trading Standards Approved. But what does this mean? Trading […]

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