What To Do If You Find A Wasps’ Nest

Finding any kind of stinging insect nest in your shed or home is certainly not a fun experience, and many of us have been in situations before where unwelcome pests have made themselves at home in the worst of places. If this sounds like something you want to know more about, and what to do if wasp problems happen to you, keep reading.

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What Works To Keep Mice At Bay?

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If you have a typical UK home, odds are that you’ve had a problem with mice a couple of times. It’s simply part of living in a British house. If you are finding that this is a bad year for mice, and you are looking for ways to deal with them, here are some things to keep in mind.

To keep mice out of your home, you have to deal with them from the outside-in
This is very true with pests like mice. They can easily get into your home, so once they’re in, you can assume they’re here to stay. You should put mice traps around the place to keep them at bay, but if you see just one mouse running around, you are going to have to make sure you patch up any holes/other entry points into your home in order to deal with a mouse infestation problem.

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Ants’ Nests: How Do They Work?

When you hear the word “ant”, what do you think of? Probably the little scurrying black creatures that find their way in lines into your home then snack on sweet and sticky food in your kitchen.

Even though having ants in your home is certainly not a good thing, ants are pretty incredible creatures, so even though you might want to get rid of ants, they are more than just household pests. Do know how ants make their nests work, for example? Well, today is your lucky day, as we’ve got all of the information for you right here.

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Home & Away: DIY Bug Control

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Having a pest infestation in your home is a major problem to control whether you are at home or on holiday – and can happen to anyone regardless of how clean and hygienic your home may be kept.

Pest’s can still get into your home whether you like it or not; from tiny insects such as ladybirds and ants to bigger pests, such as rats and squirrels.

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Deter Rodents Without Chemicals

If you are seriously interested in getting rid of pests without chemicals or pesticides, you certainly aren’t the only one. You are just one of the quickly growing groups that is looking to achieve rat pest control without the use of harmful chemicals. If you want to learn more, here are some great tips and general information so that you know where to start.

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London’s Flying Pest Patrol

If you’re a Londoner, you know all about having annoying pigeons everywhere you go, be it going for a walk around the park, or going about the city to do your shopping, only to be flocked by these birds looking for a bite to eat. If this sounds familiar, you are probably used to the mess they make and the frustration that goes along with trying to avoid their droppings as they rain down at random.

Did you know, however, that lately, London has been seeing a rise in a natural predator of pigeons, the peregrine? They are moving into the city and are on the hunt for their favourite food.

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Not So Cute: UK Squirrels Problems

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In movies, squirrels are adorable little woodland creatures that talk to other animals and generally make you laugh. In real life, however, they are not so sweet and definitely are a problem for modern homeowners in the UK.

There are all sorts of problems that they can cause, whether you have squirrels in the loft or in the shed. As such, squirrel control in London has become pretty specific and sophisticated in order to make sure that homeowners can enjoy a squirrel free home. Take a look for yourself at just a few of the problems they can cause to a property…

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Basic Rules of Pest Control

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How many of us have unwanted critters lurking around somewhere in our homes?

No matter which season, they seem to be growing rapidly in mass and number, regardless of what you try to do.

If this sounds like something you are currently dealing with, then read on for some great tips.

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Diatomaceous Earth & Carpet Beetles

Since the 1960s, companies have been producing pest control products from silica in the form of crystalline silicon dioxide to kill insects such as carpet beetles.

Silica is a very common deposit that is mined from rivers and other bodies of water, and, when looking at the Earth, Silica makes up over 25% of the planet’s weight, and can be found in various forms, such as clay, glass, sand, emerald, and more.

Natural silica reacts with other elements to form silicon dioxide. Silicon dioxide is also known more commonly as diatomaceous earth, a very effective natural pest control substance.

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Weird Places For Wasps Nests

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As you may already know, there are many places that wasps can build nests. You get the normal places like bushes, attics, sheds, etc, which you will need wasp exterminators to deal with, but there are some places that wasp nests are found that have been known to surprise even the most experienced exterminators in the business.

Here are some of the strangest reported locations our residential pest control team have heard:

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