Pests

Insects

Wasps

Wasps become particularly abundant towards the end of August. If you have a Wasp problem give us a call to arrange a nest removal. More Information and Pricing Please note: Hornet and large Wasp nest prices will be slightly higher due them being more expensive to treat. Wasp nests are usually a lot bigger by the end of august so prices will increase slightly at around this time.

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Flies

Flies are a nuisance around the home, especially in large numbers. Some species are capable of transmitting diseases such as Salmonella, Dysentery, Tuberculosis, Cholera and Parasitic Worms. Mosquitoes can also be an issue, with their bites in particular being painful and causing distress. More Information and Pricing

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Moths

Moths don’t pose a health risk, but nevertheless are capable of causing severe damage to natural fibres in clothes, carpets, fabrics, furs and even leather. Serious damage can be caused when moth larvae eat the protein ‘keratin’ which is in natural materials such as wools, cottons and silks. More Information and Pricing

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Mosquitos

Although most UK species of mosquito are harmless, they are a nuisance and their biting can irritate. If you are suffering from this pest give us a ring to arrange a free quote. More Information and Pricing

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Carpet Beetles

Carpet beetles resemble a ladybird in size and shape with their colour being their most distinguishing feature. They are often black and brown but have been seen with yellow and white markings. Towards late summer carpet beetles are likely to enter your home and lay up to 40 eggs at a time in any natural fibres including  curtains and carpets. More Information and Pricing

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Bed Bugs

High levels of hygiene, deep cleaning and the use of DIY bedbug spray products will help to reduce numbers of Bed Bugs, however professional treatment is needed to eliminate an infestation. More Information and Pricing

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches are nocturnal, hiding in cracks and crevices during the day. There are signs you can check for if you believe you have a cockroach problem such as droppings, smear marks and shed skins. Cockroaches are omnivorous, eating just about anything from food stuffs, paper, leather, books, packaging, fabrics and plastics to animal matter such as hamster and rabbit droppings. If you believe you have an infestation please give us a ring to arrange your free quote and to discuss your pest problem. More Information and Pricing

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Woodlice

Commonly seen as beneficial in the garden, Woodlice can also invade homes en-masse in search of moisture. They are not considered a serious household pest as they do not spread disease and do not damage wood or structures. More Information and Pricing

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Ants

Ants are a nuisance when they get into your home. Garden (or Black) ants  are not thought to carry diseases, however you cannot know where they were foraging before they came into your home and food cupboards. If you have an ant infestation please call us to arrange your free quote. More Information and Pricing

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Silverfish

These insect pests are nocturnal, coming out at night to search for food and hiding in crevices during the day. You can still find visible signs of their activity, look-out for: small holes in wallpaper (sometimes with yellow stains), damage to clothes and fabrics with synthetic fibres and discoloration and damage to pages within books and covers. More Information and Pricing

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Booklice

Booklice are small, yellow or grey, soft bodied insects measuring between 1-6mm in length. They do not like the light, preferring to live in dark humid places such as the folds of packaging in food cupboards. More Information and Pricing

Earwigs

Homeowners often find earwigs in areas where there is water, such as kitchens and bathrooms. Earwigs can also find their way into bedrooms and family rooms. More Information and Pricing

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Fleas

Fleas are not thought to transmit any serious illness to humans, but their bites can cause severe irritation. If you think you have a flea infestation call us to arrange your free quote and to discuss your pest problem. More Information and Pricing

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Ticks

Ticks in the house can create some concern, but there is little chance that they will live there. Ticks brought into the house on pets or people’s clothing may drop off and crawl around for a time. If you think you have a tick problem please call to arrange a discussion of your pest problem. More Information and Pricing

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Rodents and other animal pests

Mice

Mice can be a serious health risk, particularly in kitchens or where children play, due to the diseases mice can spread as they search for food and shelter. If you think you have an infestation look out for signs of: an ammonia-like smell that is associated with mice (particularly strong in enclosed areas such as loft spaces) and droppings are often found in areas of high activity – in cupboards and under sinks. More Information and Pricing

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Rats

Rats pose a significant health risk to people and pets, carrying common diseases such as Salmonella, Weil’s disease, E.coli, Cryptosporidiosis and Tuberculosis. Typical evidence to look for in your home or garden that indicates signs of rats are; scratching noises, strong ammonia smell, droppings and teeth marks on food packaging. More Information and Pricing

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Moles

Moles are active throughout the year and can be trapped at any time. Trapping is the most universally applicable and dependable method of mole control. More Information and Pricing

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Squirrels

Grey squirrels can be controlled all year round by a variety of methods including shooting, trapping and poisoning. In spring Squirrels will take eggs and young chicks from both tree and ground nests, devastating bird populations. More Information and Pricing

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Rabbits

Rabbits can cause a massive loss in crop productivity and sometimes up-to 100% total loss. They also do damage to trees and hedges as well as cattle grazing grounds by burrowing underneath. More Information and Pricing

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Mink

Mink are opportunistic feeders and carnivores. They have been known to take a wide variety of prey  including birds, water voles, rabbits, and a variety of small mammals. Mink are curious and will instinctively investigate unusual holes, tunnels or objects. More Information and Pricing

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Foxes

Foxes can carry a range of parasites and diseases relevant to the health of domestic pets and people. As members of the canine family foxes are known to transmit numerous contagious diseases which can affect the health of pet dogs and cats. More Information and Pricing

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Deer

It is important to control the numbers of deer, too many deer can lead to:

  • damage to trees, woodland flora and wildlife habitats
  • damage to farm crops and gardens
  • more traffic accidents
  • poor health for the deer themselves if their numbers are greater than the habitat can support
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Wild Boar

Wild boar exist on a diet that is predominantly vegetarian but being omnivorous they are extremely capable of feeding on anything that presents itself.  Their habit of rooting through the floor of woodland and pasture leaves a dramatic indicator of their presence.  They will take both eggs and nestlings of ground nesting birds. More Information and Pricing

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Bird Pests

Magpies

Magpie roosts can be a nuisance because of excessive noise and the odor associated with droppings. During winter, magpies may congregate in loose colonies and form nightly roosts of hundreds after they have migrated southward and to lower elevations. They typically roost in dense thickets or trees. More Information and Pricing

Pigeons

pigeons pose a threat of damaging property, due to their size and proximity to people and their dwellings. Pigeons often cause significant pollution with their droppings, though there is little evidence of them driving out other bird species. More Information and Pricing

Crows

When crows are in their flocking phase, thousands of these very noisy pest birds can overwhelm trees or buildings, creating a tremendous amount of noise and harassing both people and animals in the area. More Information and Pricing

Gulls

Gulls are a large pest bird that can cause a lot of damage to property by blocking guttering with their nests and also using roofing materials within their nests. They also have a very loud call and produce a lot of mess from fouling. More Information and Pricing