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How To Tell If You Have A Mouse Infestation

Witnessing a mouse in your house is one way to be sure you have a mouse infestation in your home. However, you may not always see an actual mouse, but they do leave evidence of their presence in and around your home. Here are three specific indications you have a mouse infestation. Droppings Evidence can ... Read more
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How To Deal With Houseflies in Summertime

So, the summer has arrived, and all you’re thinking of soaking up every minute of sunshine. With hotter weather and brighter evenings, we can enjoy getting together with family and friends for BBQs, dinner on the patio, and plenty of wine. However, we aren’t the only ones who rejoice in the summer heat; a whole ... Read more
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What Are The Tell-Tale Signs That You Have A Wasp Nest

Wasps can very troublesome, particularly in large numbers. They can also be dangerous to those who are allergic to wasp stings. The occasional wasp flying around is usually nothing to worry about. However, if you start to notice an increase in the number of wasps around your home or workplace, there’s a chance a wasp ... Read more
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Three DIY Methods NOT To Try When Removing a Wasp Nest

Wasps can be very aggressive, and it doesn’t take much to provoke them to attack you. This is why many DIY methods to remove a wasp nest are very dangerous and should be avoided. You may believe you’re capable of removing a nest yourself; however, there are many ways it can go wrong, resulting in ... Read more
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How To Keep Pests Out Of Your Office

It’s not only houses and hospitality businesses that need to be vigilant for pests. Office environments are also areas where pests have the means to nest, breed, and feed. Fortunately, there are many simple measures that offices can implement to avoid an infestation. Pests not only pose a danger to your health by contaminating food ... Read more
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How You Can Be Attracting Pests Into Your Home

Have you ever considered that you may be making it easy for pests to enter our home without realising it? It’s easy to overlook all the simple ways in which pests are invited to your home. In some cases, it could lead to a major pest infestation. Infestations are preventable by following simple procedures inside ... Read more
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4 Plumbing Leaks That May Lead To A Pest Infestation

Insects and rodents are often found in unfinished basements and crawl spaces, and this is due to the high levels of moisture in these areas. The same applies to areas with high moisture such as around plumbing pipes and fixtures that are leaking and in need of repair. Many pests love moisture, such as mice, ... Read more
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Where Do Squirrels Live In The Winter?

If you have ever wonder where squirrels live in the cold winter months, the answer is quite simple. They live wherever humans live, so potentially in your home. Squirrels need warmth, shelter, and access to food in order to survive the harsh winter period, so it’s quite common for them to build nests in our ... Read more
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The Springtime Threat Of Common Black Ants

As pest control experts in the Glasgow and Ayrshire areas, we are getting prepared for the annual spike in ant calls we experience every spring. This time of year is when the ants that have been hibernating come out of their nests in search of food. The most common ant in the UK is the ... Read more
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Three Reasons You Should Always Get a Pest Inspection Before Moving in

Nobody likes pests. Cockroaches, ants, rats, even the dreaded termite – any of these might lie hidden from even the most eagle-eyed non-professionals. Even worse than falling prey to a new infestation is moving into a home you thought was clean, but was actually the capital of the Cockroach Kingdom. Here are three reasons you ... Read more

Reasons Why You Should Use Live Rat Traps

Rats are a common pest in Glasgow and they need to be dealt with appropriately. There are many ways to do this, some more humane than others. Live rat traps have became more popular in recent times, because they are very efficient without needing to kill the animal. It allows for rats to be removed ... Read more

Why Mouse-Proofing Glasgow Homes Is More Important Than Ever

Mice tend to have a better reputation than rats when it comes to rodents, with many considering them to be harmless. But with more mice than ever taking shelter in Glasgow homes this winter, it’s worth understanding the risks they pose and the benefits of proofing to prevent them from gaining access to your home. ... Read more

Which Pests Are Most Resistant To Pesticides?

The use of pesticides is common these days for various reasons. They can help yield crops and can also be useful in dealing with household pest infestations. However they are not always effective as some pests have became resistant to them. Here are some common pests that could infest homes and businesses in Scotland that ... Read more

What Makes Squirrels A Pest?

Squirrels may look cute and cuddly but they are a pest that can cause damage in quite a few different ways, as well as being known to spread diseases. They will try to enter homes for warmth, shelter and food, as this provides an ideal place to raise their young. If it comes to it ... Read more
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How To Protect Your Home From Pests During Winter

During the cold winter months your home becomes a sanctuary of warmth, not only for you and your loved ones, but also for any living creature in close proximity. All kinds of creatures will start to find their way towards warmth and this can become problematic if your home has any openings or crevices that ... Read more
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Prevent Bed Bugs Easily With These 10 Tips

Bed bugs can be a major issue for households and businesses across the country. They require a safe environment with the right conditions in order to survive and thrive, and will find many places inside a room that provide the safe place they can live and breed in. There are many measures that can be ... Read more
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3 Natural Deterrents to Deal with Ant Invasions in Your Home

Ant invasions can often be dealt with yourself and it helps to know the methods available. If your ant infestation is not too heavy then you may wish to consider using some of these natural ant deterrents that can remove the ants from your home. Boric Acid Boric acid is a very effective method of ... Read more
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The Difference Between Bees, Wasps, and Hornets

Most of us have suffered a sting at some point in our lives. No sting is an enjoyable experience, but what is the difference between bees, wasps and hornets? And how do their stings differ? Bees Bees are flying insects who have a social hierarchy involving a queen bee and worker bees, living in a ... Read more
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The basics you need to know about rat infestations

Pest infestations are nothing new in urban cities. They can cause panic with residents concerned about the spread of disease and damage to property. You will come across many pests, some more destructive and dangerous than others, but many consider the most problematic and devastating to be the rat. Rats are well known to be ... Read more

How to prevent wasps from being attracted to your home

If you enjoy a social gathering in your garden on a summer’s day but can’t relax with annoying wasps around you and your guests, there are ways to prevent the pests from ruining your day. Here are 5 things you can do to stop wasps from gathering around your home. 1. Keep your food covered ... Read more
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Pest control 101: 3 food items ants are addicted to

It isn’t for nothing that pest control services are in high demand across the United Kingdom, including major cities, like Glasgow. One of the biggest reasons why you see so many pest controllers around is the nuisance of ants. Ants have forever been one of the most dreaded pests all around the world. You might ... Read more
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Glasgow rat problem ‘alarmingly high’ with 6 times more callouts than Edinburgh

The numbers of pest control callouts in Glasgow due to rats is “alarmingly high” according to the council, with six times as many callouts as Edinburgh. Glasgow City Council have been called out to deal with rats, both inside peoples homes and at street level, more than 14,000 times in the last 3 years. Edinburgh ... Read more
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Asian hornets could sweep Scotland this summer

It has been warned that a large amount of Asian hornets could make their way to Scotland this summer. Record levels of the small but deadly insect have been found on the Channel Islands, and experts are warning that they could head north to Scotland. They are potentially deadly if stung by them, if the ... Read more
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Rat Control: It is not as easy as you thought

Often we overestimate ourselves and do not care to call an expert for pest control when an infestation takes place. However, most of the DIY methods are not just enough to effectively control the invasion of these rodents. The process of effective rat control can be quite elaborate and needs professional supervision. Rats are incredibly ... Read more
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Bed bugs bugging you? Fight them with these 3 pro tips!

Who doesn’t love their beds? The best moment of the day is undoubtedly when after a busy schedule you lay down, relax and enter the world of dreams. But have you ever thought about the bed bugs? Most beds are infested with innumerable bed bugs that create a nuisance to the hygiene of your bed. ... Read more

3 amazing tips to keep the pesky rats under control!

When the winter fades and the coming of autumn arises it is then the time where you may encounter many unwanted guests. Rats can cause structural damage to your property and therefore they should be driven out immediately. It is essential that you take rat control measures early in order to disallow their entry to ... Read more

Factors influencing Ant Infestation

Everyone wants and deserves a home without any pests. Among all the pests, ants are the most common as they are found anywhere and everywhere. They possess strength and can reportedly lift up to 50 times more than their actual weight. Another quality of the ant is that they set up colonies very quickly and ... Read more
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How to get rid of bed bug infestations

Bed bugs are small harmful insects without any wings which feed upon the blood of warm-blooded animals, which can include humans. Reliable sources confirm that bed bug infestations have become widespread in homes, commercial properties, hotels, hospitals, universities and other types of properties in the UK recently. If you are suffering from bed bug infestations, ... Read more
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Wasps Busy This Summer

The Wasps Have Been Busy This Summer Wasp nests can prove to be a real nightmare for some home owners and the wasps of the UK have been very busy this summer providing lots of work for pest control specialists up and down Britain. Especially for Shane Jones of Newbury, whose wasp nest removal story ... Read more