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Wasp nest

Wasp and hornet nest treatments from £60 (including VAT)

23rd June 2019

Our domestic wasp nest treatment price is £50 plus VAT (£60 including VAT), we make a small charge of £25 inc VAT for additional 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 treatment will be subject […]

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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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Tree bumble bees eaves

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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Bee Swarm in Tree

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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pest control job

Pest Control Technician Vacancy

13th May 2019

We require a full-time pest control technician to join our team. We are a successful and busy family run pest control company. We have been established for over 20 years carrying out pest control work for a large portfolio of commercial and domestic customers. Our success is based on hard work while providing high standards […]

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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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Your reputation is your most valuable asset

Your reputation is your most valuable asset

27th November 2018

As a commercial premises your reputation is your most valuable asset.  Our basic annual pest maintenance contract specification for a pub/restaurant is less than a £1 a day (not including VAT) for 8 routine site visits per annum.  Call us today on 01491 628 200 to arrange a free survey and quotation (commercial premises only). […]

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