One of the easiest ways to get rid of pigeons is with pest control birds of prey. As I’m sure you know, pigeons can be a serious menace. These birds can be a major nuisance to business customers. They are highly irritating, and leave a mess everywhere. Not only that, these birds can also spread disease and seriously damage buildings.
The other day, a customer asked one of our technicians: “where do insects go in the winter?” This is a good question, and one that many people wonder about. If you go outside during the summer you will see hundreds of insects. Flying insects, crawling insects, every kind of insect you can imagine buzz around Essex parks, streets and gardens.
Pest control food safety is critical when you have a family and like to cook. If you work in the food industry, it is just as important – or perhaps even more so. In this post, we are looking at ways to keep insects such as flies and cockroaches, and bacteria that attracts them, from contaminating your kitchen areas.
Essex is a densely populated area with a lot of people generating a lot of rubbish. So, it may not be too much of a surprise that we get a lot of Essex rodent control requests throughout the county. However, it may surprise some to learn just how much worse the problem is actually becoming.
One of the numerous issues restaurants and other food-related businesses need to be actively aware of and trying to eradicate, is pests. It always seems to be the case that where there are people, there is waste. And where there is waste, there are pests of some kind. This is very true in and around the busy Essex town of Basildon.
When people think about pest control they usually think of insecticides or poisons. But what they don’t realise is that there are also dozens of innovative pest control gadgets that show potential too. The advantage of using these, is that they can kill or repel pests without using insecticides.
As professional exterminators, we are often asked weird pest questions. Today we thought we’d share some of them with you. These are our strangest and most interesting compilation from the outgoing year. You may even have wondered about some of these yourself, but never got the chance to ask. Hopefully, by the time you’ve read these pest questions, you will have learned something new.
Is there anything more disgusting than food pests? The thought of insects and rodents crawling over your food is utterly stomach turning. This is especially true during the Christmas season when most people are eating plenty of sweet treats and snacks.
There’s a lot more food than usual in the house during this time. What this means, is that pests such as cockroaches, flies and rodents might be even more attracted to your home than usual. And for that reason, you need to be a lot more vigilant in warding off these pests.
Now the general election is over, there are probably things you will want to do to prepare for the colder weather conditions that come with the season. You probably start wrapping up more when leaving the house, or even when you are just in the house. The central heating thermostat is probably set to a higher minimum temperature. Warmer and thicker curtains are hung, and draught excluders are dusted off and put to good use at the bottom of doors. And you may even start to winterise your property.
When it comes to understanding pest control, it is important to realise that different types of pest control are effective for different types of pests. So, when you’re trying to find a suitable pest exterminator, you need to choose one that offers a wide range of different options.
There are two main types of pest control – insect control and rodent control.