Although ants are an irritant when they come into the home, the Garden Ant is not thought to carry disease. However, we do not know what the ants were walking through or even eating. It is sensible to take steps to prevent them entering your home and food storage areas. Read more.
Fleas are a common problem in homes especially for those with cats or dogs. They are also found when moving into a home that previously had pets, and can lay dormant for months without food.
While fleas can transmit disease, it is very rare in this country. the primary concern is the distress that flea bites cause to people and pets. Read more.
The majority of complaints involving urban foxes include digging holes in garden lawns and flower beds, fouling in gardens, biting through garden light cables and irrigation pipes, fouling in school playgrounds and digging holes in sports fields.
Urban foxes can be very dangerous as they are no longer scared of humans due to so much feeding and waste available to them. Read more.
Having mice in your home is more than an inconvenience - they can be a serious health risk particularly in kitchens or areas where children play.
Mice can also do significant damage to your home and furniture by gnawing through wood and plastic.
Mice can even cause house fires by chewing through electrical cables.
We can give you a quote to Proof your whole property against Mouse invasion, at this time of year they are looking to gain entry, for warmth food and water. Read more.
Moles are a pest because of the damage they do to lawns, formal gardens, fairways, greens and sports grounds as they dig their tunnels. Moles prefer to live in woodland but they are very comfortable in gardens, grasslands, golf courses, sports grounds, bowling greens, cricket pitches or where crops are growing.
Mole's have to eat at least Three Quarters of their own body weight in worms every day, this is why moles are constantly excavating new tunnels in search of food. Read more.
There are many ways to approach the problem of bird pest control and bird proofing, and every building is different. Therefore it is essential to view the property to to give the best advice possible. Read more.
Rabbits cause damage to lawns and plants by eating and scratching, and obviously Burrowing a warren can contain numerous rabbits.The longer they are left then the more they can multiply. Early eradication is highly recommended All rabbits carry fleas.
There are several ways to control rabbits please contact us to arrange an inspection survey or for general advice. Read more.
Rats are a great health risk to humans and our pets. Common diseases carried by rats include Salmonella, Weil's disease, Ecolab, Cryptosporidiosis and Tuberculosis.
Rats at this time of year are looking to gain entry to your property, they need warmth food and a water supply. We can give you a quote to Proof your whole property, so give us a call. The sooner you make the call the sooner we can start to prevent the rats from invading your life. Read more.
The grey squirrel can cause serious damage through their gnawing of cables, building structures and other vulnerable materials such as insulation as they search for food or nesting material.
They will readily inhabit lofts, attics and roof spaces as well as outbuildings. Signs of their presence will be scratching noises and droppings;
Squrrels are Rodents and like all Rodents their teeth continue to grow, so they must continually Gnaw to keep wearing their teeth down and to keep them sharp. Read more.
Being stung by a common or social wasp is a painful experience and can be life threatening to those who are allergic to stings and may suffer anaphylactic shock.
However, it is possible to reduce these risks by taking sensible precautions when outdoors and ensuring that wasp’s nests are properly treated or removed. Read more.
We can help you with all aspects of pest and vermin control. Please contact us for more details.
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