4 Plumbing Leaks That May Lead To A Pest Infestation

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,… Continue Reading

Where Do Squirrels Live In The Winter?

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… Continue Reading

The Springtime Threat Of Common Black Ants

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… Continue Reading

Reasons Why You Should Use Live Rat Traps

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… Continue Reading

Why Mouse-Proofing Glasgow Homes Is More Important Than Ever

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.… Continue Reading

Which Pests Are Most Resistant To Pesticides?

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… Continue Reading

What Makes Squirrels A Pest?

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… Continue Reading

How To Protect Your Home From Pests During Winter

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… Continue Reading

Prevent Bed Bugs Easily With These 10 Tips

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… Continue Reading

The Difference Between Bees, Wasps, and Hornets

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… Continue Reading

The basics you need to know about rat infestations

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… Continue Reading

How to prevent wasps from being attracted to your home

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… Continue Reading

Pest control 101: 3 food items ants are addicted to

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… Continue Reading

Asian hornets could sweep Scotland this summer

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… Continue Reading

Rat Control: It is not as easy as you thought

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… Continue Reading

Bed bugs bugging you? Fight them with these 3 pro tips!

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.… Continue Reading

3 amazing tips to keep the pesky rats under control!

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… Continue Reading

Factors influencing Ant Infestation

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… Continue Reading

How to get rid of bed bug infestations

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,… Continue Reading

Wasps Busy This Summer

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… Continue Reading

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