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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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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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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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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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Wasp

Wasps in April?

10th April 2017

Queen Wasps Now at last the weather has started to warm up we have begun to receive enquiries from customers saying “they have a wasp nest”.  We can assure you that wasps will not have begun to make their nests in April.  This time of year queen wasps (which are larger than the worker wasps […]

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