Every business and individual is being affected by the rapid developments in the Corona virus situation and the national controls in place. As well as abiding by the national control measures,  we have put in place strict disease control protocols for staff working and for when entering premises. We will update our protocols as the…

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Every winter seems to go on for ages, whether it is damp and wet, or we’re knee deep in snow and ice. However, March is nearly upon us, and that represents the beginning of the four-month period where stoats are likely to cause trouble stealing eggs from hen runs. They’re not averse to taking rabbits…

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March brings the promise of some warmer weather. This year hasn’t seen the volume of snow some areas of Scotland receive, but it’s still nice to look ahead to the spring and beyond. Unfortunately, spring itself can spring some surprises on homeowners – and not always pleasant ones, either. From March onwards, baby rabbits can…

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Get Rid Of Pigeons And Pigeon Mess

No one would invite pigeons to come and use their home when they are looking for somewhere to roost. That said, many people are unwittingly doing just that each year. Come March, pigeons will be looking for places to make their home for the coming months. Some people don’t see pigeons as harmful, but while…

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Some pests are more likely to access your home during a specific time of the year. For example, mice seek shelter during the cold Scottish winters. So, while you could get problems any time of the year, they are far more likely during the colder months. The same cannot be said of cockroaches. You could…

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Signs of a rat infestation

We have used rat pest control a lot this winter and dealt with a lot more rat infestations than normal. Many times the customer doesn’t know that they have rats, only noticing the rat problem when the rat infestation really gets out of hand. Once it reaches this level then the rats can have caused…

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stoat

This is a risky time of year for many. As temperatures drop and ice forms on surfaces, there is more chance of slipping and suffering a nasty fall. However, the winter months bring risks to our animals too – and for some, the risks come from unlikely sources. Hen runs might seem sturdy enough to…

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rats

If you have ever had (or met someone with) a pet rat, you may know how cute they are. Yes, cute – pet rats, or fancy rats as they are known, are far removed from the dastardly creatures that cause havoc for private residences and businesses throughout the year. It would be foolhardy to assume…

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How do mice get in to the house

Well, look at the gap around the pipe in this house vent: it might as well have a big sign above it saying ‘Mouse Motel – this way!’ Mice can squeeze in through gaps as small as 6mm: the square holes in the vent get narrower towards the back and these are too small for…

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cluster fly

There is a big difference between being bothered by the odd cluster fly coming in through the door with you and finding your home filled with flies about to enter hibernation. This is the time when cluster flies are seeking entry into buildings to bed down for the colder winter months. You might wonder whether…

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