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?
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.
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?
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.
Many people are deeply concerned about being safe when it comes to the implementation of pest control. The reason for this is simple. The pest control industry uses a wide cross section of extremely dangerous and hazardous poisons. As you can imagine, these can seriously impact your health.
Ants are small, but they are one of the most common pests. Also, some people find them one of the most annoying. They invade your home or business and won’t go away, especially in the spring. Oftentimes you try deterrents and do a basic cleaning, to no avail. The best option for dealing with ants is to prevent them from coming in in the first place. Luckly, when it comes to spring ants in the kitchen, you have winter to prepare.
Having pests can be quite annoying. With COVID restrictions lessening, Summer coming and restaurants opening, no one wants to have flies. Getting rid of fly problems both indoors and out is important. Many DIY fly options do not work and those that do only work if the conditions are right. That leaves a lot of people wondering how pest control experts deal with flies. Have a look at some of the secrets.
Pest control in hospitals is paramount. Nothing is more important that keeping the place clean and stopping the spread of disease. As well as disinfecting, it’s also critical that hospitals are kept free of all pests. The reason why should be obvious: pests spread diseases, and can make people who are ill, even more ill. But what many people don’t understand is that removing pests from hospitals can be particularly challenging. There are several reasons for this as you are about to see.