Articles and news related to pests and services offered by Beaver. Also includes case studies of sites treated by Beaver.
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
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
The best way of preventing mice is to stop them entering the building in the first place. Mice can get through extraordinarily small holes, some not much bigger than the width of a pen. So how can you stop them coming in? The trick is to understand how mice move around a building and what is
We first discovered Bird Free gel in 2012, it was a product new to the market in 2011. We were sceptical at first and it took a lot of persuading and evidence before we really bought into the benefits of the gel. But once we got it, we really got it. 2016 was our busiest
Thursday, 02 March 2017 by Julia Pittman
Innovative bio-acoustic bird deterrents Ravensbourne in North Greenwich has seen a 100% reduction in two bird species, the Lesser black-backed gull and Feral pigeons since the innovative bio-acoustic deterrent system was installed in July 2016. “A wonderful and innovative solution to prevent a number of H&S and maintenance problems we had been facing at Ravensbourne.
Monday, 06 February 2017 by Beaver Pest Control
On Sunday 29th January, on a wet and dreary day at Gander Green Lane, Beaver Pest Control proudly sponsored the FA Cup tie between Sutton United and Leeds United. Two of our partners Graham and David Lodge are long standing supporters of Leeds United, so this gave us a great opportunity to get behind the
Pest prevention is better than cure. Simple statement and fairly simple to do but you’d be surprised at the amount of reports we write on a daily basis with proofing recommendations. And quite often we repeat the recommendations two or three times before they are carried out. If you are in a Victorian building we