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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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Rat

Why is pest control essential for Businesses? tel 01491 628 200

7th November 2018

In the current financial climate it is understandable that some businesses are finding trading difficult and are looking to cut back on expenditure. Some companies may feel that pest control services and contracts are an area where savings are possible. However, be warned that the long term cost of cutting back on pest prevention and […]

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rats

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

16th October 2018

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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wasp nest

Wasp nest treatments – end of Summer/Autumn

24th August 2018

Towards the end of summer wasp nests become dysfunctional as they go into decline. At this point we cannot guarantee our wasp nest treatments.   So if you know you have a wasp/hornet nest it is best always best to have it treated during July and August. Leaving it until the end of the Summer/Autumn may […]

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Wasp Bee or Hornet

Identify – bee, wasp or hornet?

13th June 2018

Identify : is it a wasp, bee or a hornet? From the end of June onwards we start treating wasp and hornet nests.   Treatment price for wasp or hornet nests from £60 inc VAT, additional nests charged at £25 inc VAT each treated at the same time as the first nest, subject to survey. Telephone […]

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Wasp nest

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

4th June 2018

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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Bee Swarm in Tree

Do you have a bee swarm?

23rd May 2018

For more information or help with a bee swarm please the British Beekeepers Association website.  Watch a video of a swarm of bees to confirm identity. Please note we are unable to help with bee swarms.

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Ants

Ants in your Pantry?

18th April 2018

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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red mason (solitary) bee

Solitary Bees (Mason and Mining)

17th April 2018

Mason and Mining Solitary Bees (we will not treat them) – These insects are most likely to be seen during the Spring (March and April weather dependent) There are approximately 270 different types of solitary bee in this country? Solitary bees are excellent pollinators often attracted to one type of flower so when that flower’s […]

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Why do ants fly? Pest of the Day Friday 12 May 2017

12th May 2017

On warm humid days flying ants suddenly appear around the UK. This happens when young queens leave the nest to found their own colony. The flying ants you encounter in your town or garden are almost certainly the black garden ant (scientific name: Lasius niger). Their nests have a single queen and typically around 5,000 […]

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