Does Spring Cleaning Help Eradicate Moth Infestations?

It’s a bit early for spring cleaning just yet, but many of us want to start the New Year in fresh style. That can include decluttering and deep cleaning our homes. Spring cleaning began as a way of getting rid of the soot created by real fires throughout the winter months. As soon as it…

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Don’t Invite Mice into Your Home for Christmas

No one would do this knowingly. That said, we tend to generate more rubbish around the festive season. A turkey carcass goes into the bin alongside various other leftovers we have no use for. If the food waste does not go into a proper sealed bin, designed for that purpose alone, many animals – mice…

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solar panel bird proofing

Solar Panel Bird Proofing

We installed more solar panel bird proofing this week to stop birds nesting under solar panels and causing mess on the roof – can you see the dark filth pouring out of the customer’s gutter in the picture? It is pest pigeons that normally cause the problem because they nest and roost in the shelter…

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eHow Can You Tell if You Have Carpet Beetles? Beetles?

Carpet beetles are not welcome in any home. If you have ever experienced an infestation, you will know how damaging these beetles can be. But perhaps you suspect you have an issue in your home and you are unsure whether carpet beetles are the culprits. Our guide should help you identify whether carpet beetles are…

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Is it Possible to Squirrel Proof Your Garden?

Squirrels may look cute, but they can cause some damage in your garden. This can be especially noticeable from November through until April, when they find it much harder to get hold of food. They’ll dig up bulbs, raid bird feeders, and even start damaging trees to find any food source they can. Many people…

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Mice And Rats In Houses And Buildings

Rats and mice are looking for shelter in and around buildings now that the bad weather has started. Rats and mice can cause a lot of damage inside houses and buildings: look at the chewed insulation around the pipe in the picture. All that damage was done by tiny mice so just imagine the damage…

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Can Flies Harass You in the Winter Months?

If you think about flies, you probably imagine a summertime scene. A picnic, perhaps, lots of sunshine, and those irritating flies buzzing around you trying to get a look in. But while flies can be annoying during the summer months, they can also cause problems for you when the days get shorter and the temperature…

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How to Prevent Pigeons Causing a Nuisance Around Your Property

If you asked 100 people to name their favourite bird, chances are none of them would mention a pigeon. Indeed, these birds can be nothing but pests, especially when they find a good spot to roost in. If they find somewhere to settle in, there is little you can do to get rid of them.…

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Could You Spot Signs of a Cockroach Infestation?

Some pests are seasonal – more active at certain times of the year. Cockroaches can cause issues throughout the year, however. It makes sense to know how to identify their presence – something you can do without seeing one on its own. Nocturnal activity makes them hard to spot Some pests can easily be seen…

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Is Your Hen Run Safe from Stoats, Weasels, and Mink?

Many wild animals see a shortage of food during the winter months. That means they will search further afield and look for food sources wherever they can. Most owners of hens will be alert to the possibility of foxes attacking the run. However, you should also consider the chance of it being attacked by stoats,…

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