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Rat Droppings: Location, Identification and Removal

One of the most worrying pest-related suspicions a homeowner can have is that there may be a rat nesting somewhere in your home. Where one rat can be found, it is highly likely that there will be more, and if they are left to their own devices, you may find yourself overrun by an infestation. … Continue reading “Rat Droppings: Location, Identification and Removal”

Problem Birds The Worst Bird Pests Identified and Ranked

Problem Birds: The Worst Bird Pests Identified and Ranked Are birds pests? While birds wouldn’t necessarily be put in the same category as more obvious pests such as rats, cockroaches and bed bugs, they can cause significant damage to properties, especially in higher numbers – which makes them pests. Birds present several problems, such as … Continue reading “Problem Birds The Worst Bird Pests Identified and Ranked”

The Difference Between Wasps Nests And Bees Swarms

The Difference Between Wasps Nests And Bees Swarms The Queen wasp begins to build her nest in the spring. Sometimes adverse weather conditions and extended cold weather can delay many processes in nature. For example the wintry conditions and temperatures that have occurred well into spring 2013 have, we feel, delayed nature so many natural … Continue reading “The Difference Between Wasps Nests And Bees Swarms”

How Long Does a Wasp Nest Last?

Wasp Nests On Their Way With spring around the corner, our gardens will soon have to face the arrival of several insects, the most common being wasps. Unlike bees, wasps are aggressive insects that can cause serious harm if they feel their nest is threatened. Wasps begin building their nests at the start of spring … Continue reading “How Long Does a Wasp Nest Last?”

Pest Droppings Identification Guide

Finding pest droppings in your property is never a good sign. Not only are they unsightly, but they can signify a bigger problem: a pest infestation. Once you have discovered the droppings, the first think you will want to do is identify what kind of droppings they are so that the correct measures can be … Continue reading “Pest Droppings Identification Guide”

War pigeons a homage to the wars unsung heroes

War Pigeons: A Remarkable History Today, pigeons are kicked to the curb more often than not. They waddle around, annoyingly getting under out feet and inquisitively asking us for the leftovers from our lunch. However, despite society’s usually aggressive dismissal over them, pigeons once used to play a very important role on our planet. The … Continue reading “War pigeons a homage to the wars unsung heroes”

The Definitive Guide to UK Ants

The Definitive Guide to UK Ants It is time we discussed the one quadrillion ants that litter the UK. Yes, that’s more than 10,000,000,000,000,000 ants! Meaning, there are more than one million ants per person. Ants are notorious pests, invading homes and gardens throughout the UK. Let’s jump into the world of these tunnel-dwelling, nest-building … Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to UK Ants”