January 2016 | Pest UK

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Rats in Lofts

Rats in Lofts Rats in lofts are a common problem. Rats in lofts can cause fires by chewing through electrical wires, cause floods by chewing through water pipes, contaminate water tanks with urine, droppings and dead rat bodies, they carry disease and make a lot of noise. How do Rats in Lofts get there? Rats

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Squirrels in Lofts

Squirrels in Lofts As soon as it gets colder then squirrels in lofts is a common pest control problem. Squirrels will look for warmer places to rest and possibly breed. Lofts are ideal places for squirrels to rest and to breed. Squirrels have several dreys or nests within their territory. One male or family group

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Food Hygiene Ratings

Food Hygiene Ratings from 0-5 are awarded to businesses to reflect the standard of food hygiene on the premises. We’ve all seen the headlines where a food establishment has received a score of 0. No matter how quickly the business addresses the issues raised (and in some cases they do appear to be minor, petty

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Rats in Sewers

Rats in Sewers Rats in sewers are a cause of quite a high percentage of rat problems in houses and businesses. A breach in a sewer may not always be picked up by a camera survey and in some cases the sewer will function as normal. Occasionally stones, earth and other debris may be seen

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Bed Bugs Heat Treatment

Bed Bug Heat Treatment Bed Bugs: Treatment Options There are three types of bed bug treatments: Insecticide only, Bed Bug Heat Treatment only and a combination of Insecticide and bed bug heat treatment. Insecticide only Treatment. The insecticide only option is the most popular and most cost effective method of control for bed bugs. The

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Hounslow Council

Hounslow Council I run a pest control company called PEST UK. This is a mid sized pest control company. We have 12 pest control technicians covering the South Central areas of England. Our coverage area has been expanding in recent years and we now have pest control offices in Hounslow, Feltham, Harrow and Northwood. PEST

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Hounslow Pest Control

Hounslow Pest Control PEST UK offer a comprehensive pest control service for Hounslow. Not only are PEST UK much cheaper than the pest control service offered by Hounslow Council’s pest control department but the service they provide is a high quality reasonable priced pest control service for domestic premises, commercial premises, schools and many other

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Pest Control

Pest Control in the UK is supplied by private companies and some time by the local council. There is a great difference between private companies and local Authority in the way that the service is provided and the quality. In the past it was normally the fact that council would be cheaper than pest control

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Pest Control Prices

First it is a fallacy that the local council charge less than private companies. Unless you are on some benefits most London Councils (and a lot of councils outside London) will charge well over the private company equivalent. In most cases in my experience they offer a vastly inferior service in comparison with service, timing,

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Rats, Mice & Squirrels

Rats, Mice & Squirrels: Now the warmest December ever has ended and January has started at last to get colder and this will at last bring an influx of Rats, mice & squirrels into buildings. PEST UK have many rural pest control contracts where we have static preventative bait points and this Winter these bait

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Wasps & Warm Winters

Will the extremely warm Winter of 2015/2016 affect the 2016 wasp nest season? Do wasps & warm winters It is often assumed (wrongly in my opinion) that very cold weather will kill hibernating Queen Wasps. The reason I don’t believe this is that the same species of wasps we have in the South of England

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Bird Spikes & Netting

Myself (Rick Pellen), Rick Null and Mike Cooke are the technicians at PestUK who regularly carry out the installation bird spikes & bird netting. Recently me and Mike built a large pigeon net in Windsor, Berkshire. This was to stop pigeons from fouling a deck in a multi-million pound development of flats adjacent to Windsor

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Rodents

Rodents: It has been a while since I did a blog so I thought it was long due that I started doing it again. Rodents in Lower Earley Today I carried out a follow-up visit for a rat treatment that i started just before christmas. When carrying out rat treatments (or mice treatments), it is

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Rats

Rats By Harry (who works at PEST UK) Since I have started working at PEST UK, I have learned the ways in which Rats are dealt with by our technicians. Furthermore, I have learned that they must eat 1/4 of their own body weight in Sakarat (bait) to be affected. There are a few differences

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