flea bites

Fleas are becoming a pest flea problem this winter

Fleas are becoming a pest flea problem this winter. Lots of pets were outdoors and picking up fleas in the hot summer we’ve just had and the hot weather helped the fleas breed too. Now the weather is getting cooler and the heating is on in houses, encouraging fleas to breed indoors and  causing a…

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Mole control and mole control in lawns

Mole control and mole control in lawns

Mole control and mole control in lawns is a specialist area of pest control. Customers often tell us they have tried mole pest control themselves, either with mole traps or with a variety of methods they have found on the internet. They will have had one molehill, then a couple more, and then, suddenly, a…

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Are you hearing noises in the attic and walls at night?

Are you hearing noises in the attic and walls at night?

Are you hearing noises in the attic and walls at night? The noises are a bit unnerving aren’t they! This is a common pest problem at this time of year. Rodent vermin are normally the cause of noises in the roof and walls at night. This is because mice and rats are nocturnal, sleeping in…

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Rodent Control in Perth

Rodent Control in Perth

Rodent control is not needed for this little mouse sitting out in the garden. Very soon though, this mouse, and many others, will start moving in to houses, sheds, garages and buildings for shelter from the autumn and winter weather and, very soon, rodent control in Perth will be needed to get rid of mice.…

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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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