Let’s Talk Ticks

Often a forgotten pest, Great Britain is home to a fair few species of tick, all with varying preferred hosts and some making a nasty habit of latching onto humans. The Sheep tick, in particular, makes no dispute when it comes to human hosts, but will feed on species of bird and mammals as well.

Read More

Autumn Pest Prevention

Whilst pest prevention should be a focus all year long, taking appropriate, seasonal measures to keep creepy crawlies and rodents at bay is a good way to recognise threats in their peak season and deal with the situation effectively.

Of course, you will always have the advice and support of Pest Control London, but understanding and implementing prevention methods according to the season will help in the long-run whether you’re a property-conscious business owner or homeowner.

mouse removal

Read More

Three Cockroach Facts to Make You Squirm

As possibly our least favourite pest in history, cockroaches are notoriously difficult to get rid of once an infestation has begun.

That is why any signs should be reported to a local pest control company, like us here at Pest Control in London so that the issue can be handled and treated by specialists.

Read More

What’s Destroying Your Garden

If you’re not an expert, pest identification isn’t the simplest of tasks.

london garden with pests

But being able to tell what’s destroying your vegetable patch or leaving behind unsightly yellow patches on your lawn may make a huge difference to the health and life of your garden.

Of course, you will always have the support of Pest Control in London if you find yourself overwhelmed by a garden infestation, but for those who want to find the culprit, read on.

Below we have compiled a short guide to three pests that may be munching away at your leaves, grass roots and veggies.

Read More

UK Pests: Bed Bugs

bed-bug-crawling-on-bed

An influx of bed bugs in your property isn’t all that easy to avoid, especially considering how quickly they can spread and jump from one location to another.

However, this doesn’t mean an infestation can’t be properly treated nor does it mean you have to give up with prevention methods.

bed bug removal

 

Read More

DIY Insect Repellents: Summer 2015

Summer is prime time for pests, which can make days in the glorious sunshine somewhat of a nightmare if insects take a liking to you.

Unfortunately, off-the-shelf repellents don’t always do their job as well as they could, so instead, why not make your own.

Read More

Snails from around the Globe

The classic common and garden snails are seemingly harmless until you invite a whole host of them to live in your garden, and question why you keep finding decimated plants.

They are by no means the only breeds out there that seek to wreak havoc though.

In fact, let’s take a look at a few others now, from around the globe.

Read More

Parents Warned of Poisonous Caterpillar in London

West London oak trees have become susceptible to a toxic breed of caterpillar, and parents have been advised to ensure animals and children keep their distance from both the foliage and nests.

Read More

Summer Pest Inspections: Treating Bites and Stings

During summer, our gardens are a haven for pests and creepy crawlies.

This is why it is so important to remain vigilant and cautious, so as not to disturb their nests when lounging in the sun or doing a spot of gardening.

Read More

Pest Control for Safer Schools

As a school, you have an obligation to keep your students safe at all times.pest control in schools

And part of this responsibility means ensuring sanitation, property structure stability and the like are all kept up to scratch.

However, sometimes circumstances can be unavoidable, especially when it comes to pests.

Read More