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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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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 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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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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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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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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Cluster flies

31st January 2017

Vermatech Pest Control – Fact File – Cluster Flies Location: Numerous locations, but usually in lofts and roof spaces. South-facing windows and walls often favoured. Detection: Visual sightings of large numbers of adults. There are three main species of fly collectively known as cluster flies. They are Musca autumalis, a small fly of about the […]

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Harlequin Ladybirds

16th October 2015

Harlequin ladybirds are becoming more a problem to householders during the Autumn/Winter months.  Like cluster flies they come inside gathering around window frames to hibernate over winter. As a servicing pest control company we have seen an increase in Harlequin Ladybird enquiries, during the Autumn months, over the last 3 years. The Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia […]

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Tree Bee (Bombus hypnorum) – we do not treat or remove

1st June 2015

The sunshine is out (hooray!) and so are the bees (hooray!) and as a result we have been receiving telephone calls from customers saying they think they have a wasp nest! It is too early for wasp nests and the insects are more than likely bees. Bees of course are not a pest and are […]

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