Monday, 17 September 2018 by Julia Pittman
You could have textile pests. The most common textile pests are either the Common Clothes Moth (Tineola bisselliella) or Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci.) Common Clothes Moth The Common Clothes Moth is a silvery/golden looking moth about 5-6 mm long. The female Clothes Moth tends not to fly and normally be found in dark corners
Monday, 25 June 2018 by Julia Pittman
On the 12th May 2018 two of our Beavers set out to walk from Staines to Henley, a gruelling 50km. It was a grey and rainy day but Rafal Brymer (Head of the Bird Division) and Marcin Stolarek (Bird team) marched through it. They completed the 50k walk in 9 hours and 55 minutes beating
At this time of the year we regularly get calls into the office asking for treatments for bees nests, wasps nest and hornets. Calls for bees nests at this time of the year normally turn out to be honey bee swarms. These swarms are commonly confused with a bees nest because they contain a large
Do you think you might have mice in London? Mice tend to come out when it is quiet resulting in them being more active at night. They live for around 12 months, are pregnant for only 3 weeks and a single pair can be responsible for producing hundreds of mice within one year. As they
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 by Julia Pittman
If you are anything like me, knowing who to trust in your business or home is a minefield. Most people seem to go straight to Google nowadays but then the choice is huge. How do you narrow it down? Choosing pest control – Here are our top 5 hints and tips to help you: 1.
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Pigeon Problems can be very challenging to resolve; Pigeons and Gulls in particular can easily displace to other areas of a building. As well as this, the latest Wild Birds and Netting Guidance issued by RSPCA puts responsibility on all building managers or owners of properties with netting to set up a system to regularly
Monday, 18 September 2017 by Julia Pittman
We get calls on a regular basis for offices where people are being bitten by insects. Or are they? Quite often the problem is not fleas or other biting insects but ‘cable bugs’. Although cable bugs are very common they are not widely known about which is why most people automatically think of fleas. What
This morning I was reading a newspaper article showing people are still being misinformed about how to eradicate bed bug infestations, which got me thinking about this morning’s topic – what do people need to know about a good bed bug treatment ? For the purposes of this article I am talking about insecticide treatments.
Every month we receive a number of calls from restaurants and bars for help in preventing fruit flies and drain flies. Preventing fruit flies is relatively straight forward and you shouldn’t need a pest controller to carry out a treatment for you. We could only carry out a knock down treatment which would deal with the immediate
We are absolutely convinced that having happy staff goes a long way towards creating happy customers, and having a great company culture is key to executing business plans. So if you are lucky to have both that’s a huge commercial advantage in our opinion. The hard bit is creating those happy staff and that great culture because it