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 phenomena are running perhaps a month behind. The … Continue reading “The Difference Between Wasps Nests And Bees Swarms”

How Long Does a Wasp Nest Last?

Wasp Nests On Their Way When Spring is around the corner, our gardens 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 (mid-April … 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 thing 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”

The Seven Sickening Pests Found in Food

Every entomophobe’s worst nightmare is finding out that the one thing you hate the most can actually appear in something you love –  like cake! Pests in Food: A Genuine Problem? What gets into our food, how does it happen and is it safe! We are talking about the millions of people that unintentionally ingest insects … Continue reading “The Seven Sickening Pests Found in Food”

The Definitive Guide to UK Ants

One quadrillion ants litter the UK. Yes, that’s more than 10,000,000,000,000,000! 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 creatures and find out a bit more about them. This Article Lists the Following … Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to UK Ants”

Ideas for Council Departments Companies Budgets

Where Should You Allocate Your Budget? With the environmental and ‘green’ services and products markets estimated to be worth billions, it is worth stopping and considering what is the best use of your budgets in this area. Some of the service information below may assist you in the wise allocation of your departmental spend. Most … Continue reading “Ideas for Council Departments Companies Budgets”

Japanese Fungus Spreading in UK Hospitals

Here at AMES Pest Control, we are passionate about keeping you up-to-date regarding all things pest related and Japanese Fungus is a pest, of sorts. More than 200 patients in England were reported to have been contaminated with the fungus and hospitals were on the lookout for further cases, putting control measures in place to avoid further spread. We thought … Continue reading “Japanese Fungus Spreading in UK Hospitals”