Common Winter Pests and How to Combat Them
When people think of pests, often they are associated with the summer months. When temperatures are warmer, it’s true that there are most pests around, with insects and flies causing particular problems for homes and businesses. However, that isn’t to say that winter is pest free. The colder months can also attract a whole host […]
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Identifying the Differences Between Wasps and Bees
Despite what you might believe, not everything that buzzes around your garden is a pest. Most are useful pollinators, helping your garden thrive. Not just your garden benefits from buzzing critters. Many agricultural crops are dependent on pollination from things that go buzz. There are thousands of species of flying insects, and the majority are […]
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Get Pest Ready: Pest Advice for Businesses Returning After COVID-19 Lockdown
As businesses reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown, there are several things they need to watch out for. Our experts have created some handy pest advice for businesses on what to be aware of after lockdown and what you should do if you find a pest problem. If you closed your commercial premises on advice from […]
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Wasps in Late Summer – Why Are They So Annoying!
When Summer starts to draw to a close, you may still enjoy a final trip to the seaside, one last BBQ or an evening or two in a beer garden. Unfortunately, the common theme around these activities during the end of summer is wasps that never seem to leave you in peace! Wasps rarely bother […]
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Increase in Pests During Lockdown
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has recently revealed that mouse and rat problems are on the increase (by up to 40 percent) thanks to COVID-19. It’s not just rodents that are making an appearance either. Other pests are starting to be more noticeable thanks to lockdown. Why Is There an Increase in Pest Control […]
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We’re Still Here For You! (Buzzing Around)
We want our customers to know that in these difficult times, we’ll be here for you. Confirm a Kill will remain operational during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Open For Business As an essential service, Confirm A Kill will continue to operate throughout the Government enforced lockdown to ensure that people in Nottinghamshire can remain pest-free. […]
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Is COVID-19 Transmitted by Pests?
Important Notice: The information contained in this post ‘Is COVID-19 Transmitted by Pests’ does not constitute medical advice. For official guidelines on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please visit GOV.UK. Where there are humans, there are insects and animals that we consider to be pests. As our population grows, we get closer and closer to many of these […]
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Common Spring Pests and How to Avoid Them
Spring is finally here, which means warmer, longer days; plants are starting to flower, and many common pests begin to make an appearance. Much of the time, spring pests won’t cause people many problems. However, when they start to encroach on our living spaces, they can become a nuisance and in serious cases a threat […]
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How to Protect Your Home from Pests
The adage of ‘prevention is better than cure’ is easily applied to looking after your home. A well-maintained property is important for your security and health. The best way to protect your home from pests is to keep it clean and tidy. In this blog, we explore the most common pests in the UK and […]
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Asian Hornets Will Continue to Make a Buzz in 2020
Members of the public are being warned to expect Asian hornets in the country throughout 2020 after there were 17 confirmed sightings last year. According to the National Pest Technician Association, there are expected to be more sightings of this none native species this year, and members of the public are being advised to remain […]
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