Flea Boom Caused by 2018 Heatwave
Recently, a national pest control company revealed that, based on their research, they have seen an 82 percent rise in the number of call-outs for flea infestations this year. Here at Confirm A Kill, we understand the main reason that this flea boom has occurred…the reason is the heatwave of Summer 2018. Why did […]
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Noises in Your Attic?
With the Halloween festivities upon us, the days are drawing in and are being replaced by dark nights and chilly mornings…a frightful experience in itself after the long, hot Summer. But when laying bed at night, halfway into your slumber, are you suddenly awoken by a scraping or scratching sound somewhere from above you? Whilst […]
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The Wasps Taking over Autumn!
Bad news for those who are planning an al fresco dining experience. The UK could be set to see wasps taking over Autumn thanks to perfect breeding conditions throughout Summer. According to British pest control experts, the country is on course for an explosion of wasps in September. This will push the threat of stings […]
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Heatwave Causes Bites from Horseflies to Increase
Although most of us have been enjoying the warm weather this Summer, the heatwave has also been a significant factor in the growth of some biting insects which flourish in the heat, specifically horseflies. Reports from the NHS helpline 111 suggest that numbers of insect bites are almost double the rate usually seen in July, […]
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Not all insects are bad…
As a pest control business, we often get a reputation for wanting to exterminate everything in our path that buzzes, squeaks or flies about. Despite removing unsafe nests and exterminating creatures that cause havoc and have no benefit to the garden, we do appreciate the list of UK insects and creatures that do great things […]
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Bee and Wasp Sting Treatments
Being stung by a bee or a wasp, no matter where on your body it is can be a very unpleasant experience. But for some, it can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Below we’ve listed how to work out what level of reaction a sting has caused, along with a few bee and wasp sting […]
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How We Deal With Your Rodent Problem
As we’ve said before, rodents can be incredibly problematic for your business or family. As the weather is warming up, we all like to make the most of it and eat outside on warmer evenings but leaving even the slightest amount of waste outside can attract rodents. A common question we get asked is ‘How […]
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Getting Rid of Unwanted Guests in Your Hotel
When we go abroad or to Skegness for a trip to the seaside for some well-deserved sun, sea and relaxation, the last thing you want is to find out you’ve bought some critters home. So, to all those hotel owners out there, it’s important that you get rid of pests or you’ll be left with […]
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Check For Pests After Winter
The consensus among us all is that the weather outside is now, finally, warming up. But, whilst we were sitting indoors enjoying a nice cuppa’ in front of the fire (or electric heater) during the colder months, there were some pests outside that quite like the idea of a warm house to squat in. Here […]
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Dealing with fleas
When your pet gets fleas, it can almost be as stressful as your children getting nits! Once you know your pet has fleas, chances are it’s already too late to stop them spreading into your house and onto any other pets. Unfortunately, whether they’re dog fleas, cat fleas or fleas you’ve picked up yourself, they […]
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