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Pest Control for Landlords: where to begin

12th August 2019

Whose responsibility is it to organise pest control if you’re a landlord or a rental property tenant? Have a read of our latest post to get the answers to your pest control in Reading questions.

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Pest Control Technician Vacancy

25th July 2019

Due to our expanding work load we have a vacancy for a full-time experienced Pest Control Technician or Trainee. Location:   Reading/Maidenhead/Slough area  (please only apply if you live in this area) Salary:    £19,000 to £25,000 dependent on experience and qualifications plus productivity bonus/commission. Fully equipped Company van, Company uniform and mobile phone Ongoing CPD training […]

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Wasp nest

Don’t get stung this summer! give us a buzz – wasp nest treatments

23rd June 2019

Our domestic wasp nest treatment (and hornet nests) price is £50 plus VAT (£60 including VAT), we make a small charge of £25 inc VAT for additional wasp nests treated at the same time as the first.    NB if a wasp nest is very high and cannot be reached safely with our telescopic lances the […]

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Ants

Ants in your Pantry?

5th June 2019

We treat a number of different species of ants but the most common is the black garden ant (Lasius niger). These ants tend to nest in gardens, around footings of houses and under paving slabs favouring sandy dry soil in sunny sites. Small piles of fine earth brought up to the surface by the ants […]

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Insect of the Moment : Tree Bumble Bee

20th May 2019

The tree bumble bee (B. Hypnorum) is a recent addition to the UK’s fauna. Despite this it will already be familiar to many householders as it can be the cause of most of our phone calls at this time of the year “Help I have a wasp nest”! Callers may have seen a small ‘swarm’ […]

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Do you have a bee swarm?

14th May 2019

For more information or help with a bee swarm please the British Beekeepers Association website. Please note we are unable to help with bee swarms.

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Wasps and wasp nests

Wasp News

23rd April 2019

Lots of calls about wasps this morning after the beautiful sunny Easter weekend. It is far too early in the year at the moment for wasp nest treatments. See image for where we are at the moment in the wasp lifecycle. See also this informative article about wasps https://www.countryfile.com/wildlife/insects-invertebrates/british-wasp-guide-how-to-identify-common-species-lifecycle-and-why-wasps-sting-in-autumn/. Generally we start to treat wasp […]

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Vermatech fly control units

Fly Control Units (also known as electric fly killers)

9th April 2019

Fly control units are part of any integrated pest management plan and are a requirement for delivering a service on any food or pharmaceutical site. The technology and quality of modern fly control units has come a long way.   We recommend and supply the Insect-a-Clear range of fly control units. No matter how much we […]

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Vermatech Pest Control for Schools

Schools: Do you have a Pest Control Policy?

28th March 2019

Who is responsible for monitoring your School’s Pest Control requirements? At Vermatech we have been looking after the pest control needs of schools, colleges and nurseries in the Berkshire/Oxfordshire area for over 20 years. We provide a high level of service that considers your needs, from annual maintenance contracts, advice on preventing pests from entering […]

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rats

Don’t let rats run riot in your garden – contact us today

1st January 2019

Do rats like living in your garden? To try and prevent attracting rats:- For advice regarding bird feeding please see RSPB’s website Raise sheds at least 25cm off the ground Maintain gardens to keep possible shelter to rats to a minimum Don’t leave rubbish lying around the garden. Put it in the bin Keep rubbish […]

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