Pest Control Blog

Find out more about the pests we typically deal with and some things you can do to keep them away

how to deal with a swarm of bees

How To Deal With A Swarm Of Bees

Bees play a vital role in the food chain, as they are responsible for pollinating approximately 90% of crops worldwide. This is a huge benefit to us, but they also cause problems occasionally; bees have a habit of building their hive in garages, sheds, or chimneys. Swarms of bees are now becoming more common in ... Read more
how to stop birds seagulls nesting under solar panels

How Gulls Are Causing Problems By Nesting Under Solar Panels

An increase in the number of gulls living in towns and cities has been noticed during the last decade. One reason is an increased food supply from waste on the streets, and ever-growing landfill sites. Additionally, there are more areas to nest, with roofs and office blocks providing adequate shelter from predators. With the increased ... Read more
how to protect your home from honey bees

How To Protect Your Home From Honeybees

As temperatures warm up, queen bumblebees have woken from winter hibernation and have begun feeding on nectar. Honeybees have also emerged, having had a harsh winter keeping the queen bee warm and protected. Their job is to form a cluster surrounding the queen bee, and when winter is over they begin feeding on the nectar ... Read more
why are there so many flying ants

Why Are There So Many Flying Ants

Flying ants are common in the UK and it’s estimated that there are one quadrillion ants. The black garden ant is the most common species. They don’t pose a danger to humans but can be a nuisance. Ants prefer to dig tunnels and live underground, but rarely invade homes and buildings. Males ants measure approximately ... Read more
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 ... Read more
how to keep wasps away from home summer

How To Keep Wasps Away From Your Home This Summer

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