What does a wasp nest look like

What does a wasp nest look like and how do you find a wasp nest?

A wasp nest is normally a grey/cream colour because it is made of wood scrapings that are pulped to a papery substance by the wasps. Sometimes there will be shades of wood stain mixed in, with hints of blue, red, green and brown. A wasp nest is a rounded shape and starts off the size…

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Wasps at the window

Wasps at the windows and wasps in the house

Wasps at the windows and wasps in the house have been bothering customers recently. These are queen wasps that have been hibernating in the house or roof space over the winter and are waking up now that spring is here properly. The wasps go to the window because they are attracted to the daylight –…

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Ant Control in Perth & Kinross

Do you control ant in Perth & Kinross?  That is a question many people are asking us because they need ant pest control in houses, in shops, on doorsteps and patios and many other places.  The commonest ant in Perth & Kinross that we have to use ant control for is the Garden Ant or Black Ant. Garden…

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Mice in the attic

Mice in the attic

Noises in the roof at this customer’s property turned out to be mice in the attic. The mice had been busy chewing the pipe insulation, which is not what you want when temperatures are dropping so far below freezing. Mice can chew 6 times every second, nibbling at everything they find to see if it…

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coronavirus

Can I still get pest control during corona virus restrictions?

Yes, we can still help customers with pest problems – pest problems don’t just go away because of a virus! A lot of people have pest problems indoors and pest control is essential work. Pest problems inside cannot be ignored or treatment delayed because pests can cause a lot of damage to properties and endanger…

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Noises in the roof and walls

Noises in the roof and walls

Noises in the roof and walls are often heard in winter. The commonest cause is mice in the roof and walls or rats in the roof and walls. The noises are heard most often at night because that is when mice and rats are most likely to be heard moving around. Listen for scrabbling and…

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Mole pest removal for Perth

Mole pest removal for Perth

Perth mole pest control for mole control in lawns has been keeping us busy recently. Moles eat earthworms mainly so they love undisturbed, grassed areas – like lawns! – where the worms live. The moles need to dig deeply and often to find them and throw up the dug soil as molehills. Their front legs…

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How to Stop Mice Getting in Your Home

As we approach the colder months of the year, sightings of mice inside homes and businesses are set to rise. This is a pattern that occurs every year, yet there are steps you can take to make it less likely that you’d be affected by them. Mice are crafty and tiny creatures. They’ll squash themselves…

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How to Keep Rats Out of Your Garden

While some people keep fancy rats as pets, those are worlds apart from the vermin you might encounter in the wild. Wild rats don’t merely haunt remote areas either. They can appear wherever you live, hunting for food and water sources. You may think you have no control over whether rats use your garden. You…

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Wasp control and getting rid of wasp nests

Wasp control and getting rid of wasp nests

Wasp control and getting rid of wasp nests is keeping us very busy at the moment because wasp nests are reaching their biggest size in July and August: see just how large the wasp nest in the attic in the picture is! Not all wasp nests can be seen like the one in the picture.…

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