What is The Best Way to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest?
You know spring has sprung when fields fill with newborn lambs and flowering daffodils. While the weather’s better during the summer, sadly, the wildlife isn’t always as appealing. Wasps in particular cause such a nuisance that Britain voted them the second most hated creepy-crawly in the country, narrowly losing out to spiders as public enemy […]
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April Showers May Bring You More Than Flowers
British springtime is renowned for us having very temperamental weather. Although our typical April showers may bring our gardens back to life and begin to bloom, spring flowers aren’t the only things that these showers will bring. Increased precipitation boosts activity levels for moisture-loving bugs, and can provide a perfect breeding ground for some pests. […]
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Pharaoh Ant Infestation – What To Do
If you think you’ve got a pharaoh ant infestation, be very careful with how you tackle it. Pharaoh ants present unique challenges for homeowners, and DIY treatments can even worsen the problem. Of course, your first instinct might be to swat the ants and start shopping for insecticides. If your second instinct involves researching pharaoh […]
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How To Protect Your Garden From Pests
Avid gardeners find themselves with an ongoing struggle in protecting their flowers, foliage and vegetables, from bugs and vermin destroying their plants. Fear not, there are some preventative steps that you can take to protect your garden from pests and win this year-round battle! Greenfly and Blackfly These aphids like to feast on the sap […]
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How to Get Rid of Cluster Flies
When windows and doors are propped open during the summer months, it’s common for insects to take refuge inside our homes. However, infestations can also occur during the winter. Once the temperature drops, cluster flies are attracted to warm, safe environments such as basements and attics; if left untreated, heavily infested buildings can contain several […]
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I’ve Got 99 Problems and a Pigeon’s One
Pigeons aren’t the most popular of birds, even the most avid bird enthusiasts aren’t often a fan of these feathered foes, which is a problem, as there are around 18 million pigeons in the UK alone. Pigeons seem to be everywhere you go and can congregate in large numbers. Not only are they notoriously noisy […]
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Where Do Bees Go in the Winter
For many Brits, the buzzing of the bees means spring has finally sprung. This, however, raises an important question: where do bees go in the winter? Have they been hiding away all this time? Well, unlike us, bees don’t have boilers and double glazing and hot cups of tea to keep them going during the […]
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The Cold Weather Doesn’t Keep the Pests Away
Many people believe that colder seasons help to deter those pesky pests from causing any mischief around our homes and businesses. Although there is more of a prevalence of pests in the summer months, insects are cold-blooded and are searching for somewhere warm and dry to snuggle up over the winter months. Many insects and […]
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How to Get Rid of Moles from your Garden
It can be incredibly inconvenient if you find yourself with a mole infestation. The ground-dwelling carnivores can dig up to four metres an hour, creating complex tunnelling systems to locate their preferred snacks of worms, grubs and larvae. Although moles pose no great threat, they can leave your garden looking untidy. Therefore, we have collated […]
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What are the Signs of Flea Infestation?
Fleas are a common nuisance to humans, livestock and pets; if left untreated, they can become a serious health issue. Therefore, we have listed the top six indicators of a flea infestation. We also detail preventative measures to reduce the risk of fleas infiltrating your home in the future. Key Signs of an Infestation Fleas […]
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