Urban Fox Pest Control

London fox posing danger to pets

Urban fox pest control has become a significant issue across the Greater London area in recent years. Whilst foxes have always been a part of the urban landscape, foxes have become a major source of concern for residents, businesses and councils in recent years and it appears that the trend is set to continue at a faster pace in the future. In spite of popular opinion, foxes are not designated as a pest within the United Kingdom. As a consequence, local councils are not legally obliged to deal with foxes in the same way as rodents or insects. However there are still ways to minimise the issues that foxes can sometimes cause.

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Rodent Infestation Horror Stories

london rat babies

There are plenty of rodent infestation horror stories in the press. You only need to make a quick search online to find a multitude of horrible and frankly disgusting stories. It doesn’t matter if it’s the summer or the winter, rodent infestation horror stories are good fodder for the media.

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Rodent Pest Control in the Winter Months

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The need for rodent pest control in the winter months is always high and it’s the same story every year. As soon as summer pests, such as wasps and ants, have come and gone, the small, furry pests begin to make an appearance and cause a host of issues that, if left unresolved, can cause a number of problems which simply cannot be ignored. Read More

Signs Of Cockroach Bites

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Think of what a cockroach likes to eat. Meat, plants, eggs, other insects – but humans? It’s been known that cockroaches do actually bite us (although we’re not one of their favourite delicacies). Their favourite places to bite if they do choose to are our hands, feet and nails. Just one cockroach bite can be pretty nasty, creating a small wound that swells, becomes irritating and very itchy. Read More

How To Get Rid Of Wood Lice

how to get rid of woodlice

Having a few wood lice around your property probably won’t bug (pardon the pun) you too much. However having lots of wood lice running around is a real pain, and means you have an infestation on your hands. As well as having a wood louse infestation, having these pests in your home means there’s some sort of damp or decaying wood problem that you need to address. Read More

Why Are Rats So Common In London?

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When we think of pest control in London, we often think of one of the most common pests found in the city. The rat! Stories have been told for centuries of rats swarming the country’s capital, and rats are still a very serious problem.

More and more people each day reach out for great rat pest control. The brown rat is normally the one most people see in London. Because rats can climb, dig and swim they can get pretty much anywhere they want. As long as rats can find food with their keen sense of smell, they will stop at nothing to get their next meal. Read More

Technicians Must Be CRB Checked

crb checked pest controllers

Hiring a pest controller means that you are dealing with a stressful and hard problem. You want peace of mind when bringing someone into your home. This is why professional pest control companies such as ourselves fully vet our technicians before they are allowed to visit our clients homes. This means they are fully qualified and have been CRB checked (now known as a DBS check). Read More

How To Eliminate Moths Fast

pest control for moths

Having a moth problem in your wardrobe or house can be super distressing.

With house moths, they are creepy and cause a nuisance flying around and being attracted to lights. In the case of clothes moths, this is because of the damage they can do to your favourite clothes. To get rid of moths, you need a quick and easy solution that is effective in getting the job done. Read More

Getting Rid Of An Ant Infestation

getting rid of an ant infestation

When ants find a great food source, they will swarm indoors into your business or home. Ants live in a colony, so if there is a source of food nearby the word spreads quickly around the ant colony and they will follow the scent trail into your home.

Because your kitchen is where you prepare food, you may not want to use pesticide sprays as a form of ant pest control. But you can take practical steps to exterminate ants and ensure that an infestation doesn’t happen again in the future. Read More

Should You Do DIY Bed Bug Control?

vacuum as part of a bed bug treatment in london

Bed bugs are a hugely stressful pest infestation to have. The thought of having bed bugs in your home is enough to keep you up at night. Because bed bugs are so hardy, bed bug control is very difficult to do using DIY methods.

So do any home remedies for bed bugs work? Read More