Possible Signs You Have Woodworm

signs you have woodworm

Woodworm are basically the larvae of wood-boring beetles. These are commonly found in the UK and cause enormous amounts of damage to homes. The reason why is simple. Like termites, these pests feed on wood. This means they can damage any wooden structure you have in your home.

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Pest Control for Retail Premises

pest control for retail

Does your retail business need pest control? It’s not something that non-food related retail businesses often think about. This is usually businesses that do not serve food attract fewer pests. Unfortunately, pest control for retail is just as important as it is for any other business. Here are a few of the reasons why your  business may need pest control.

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Moth Fumigation vs. Heat Treatment

moth heat treatment

When removing moths, you have a variety of options. These include things like spraying poisons, heat treatments and also moth fumigation. Pest exterminators either use fumigation or heat treatment. But which of these options is the best for your unique situation? 

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What Makes A Good Pest Company?

In this post, we are going to look at how using Essex environmental pest control services can help with all the different pest infestations we deal with regularly.

Looking for a good pest company? If the answer is yes, then you may have asked yourself this: what actually makes a good pest company? To answer this question here are a few things to keep in mind when searching for an exterminator.

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Keep Flies Out When Doors Or Windows Are Open

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Flies can often become a problem, especially during summer. This is very true in the case of people who run restaurants and other eating establishments. But what can you do about this? How can you keep flies out and protect yourself from the harmful diseases they carry?

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Why We Are BPCA Members

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Like most top-class tradesmen, we are members of a various associations. This includes the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA), and we are also BPCA members (British Pest Control Association).

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Which Pests Affect Gutters And Why?

pests affect gutters

When does an insect or animal become a pest? The broad categorisation is when that organism causes damage to property. This is why some birds, like pigeons, are considered highly invasive pests. These pests affect gutters and other parts of your roof, sometimes causing thousands of pounds of damage. But why does this happen and what can you do about it?

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Ways Our Rat Traps Are Safe

bait box in essex garden

Rats are a persistent problem in many homes and business. That being said, getting rid of these pests is a relatively simple job. All you really have to do is place rat traps in strategic positions.  The issue with this is that many people have a problem with these traps and residential pest control.

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Damage From Silverfish In The House


Silverfish are interesting pests and one that many people do not often encounter. For example, did you know that these insects are millions of years old? They have actually been around since the days of the dinosaurs and first evolved about 400 million years ago. This makes them one of the most primitive insects, even more primitive than cockroaches. But here’s the real question, and they dangerous and can silverfish in the house cause damage?

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What Happens At A Pest Control Survey?

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What exactly is a pest control survey and do you need one? The subject of pest control is enormously complex. Thousands of words could be written about pest control methods, extermination and other parts of this industry. But what you ultimately have to realise is that it all starts with one simple thing. Basically, before pests can be exterminated or dealt with, they must be found.

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