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Wantage Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Do you need pest control in or around Wantage?  Try PESTUK’s local Wantage Pest Control Services   PESTUK are well-established in Wantage and are here to help with any pest problems that you may have. We currently have 2 experienced pest control technicians covering the town and surrounding area: Rick Null and Sean Benham. Rick has

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Thame Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Thame? Try PESTUK’s local Thame Pest Control Services   PESTUK have been offering pest control services in Thame since 2015. Haydn Philips is the technician covering this area. Hadyn has 18 years of pest control experience and has won many awards. PESTUK have a number of contracts in Thame.

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Swindon Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Swindon? Try PESTUK’s local Swindon Pest Control Services   PESTUK are well-established in Swindon. We have two pest control technicians in the area: Sean Benham and Rick Null. Sean and Rick are fully qualified technicians with many years of experience behind them. They know the area well and are fully trained

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Stevenage Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Stevenage? Try PESTUK’s local Stevenage Pest Control Services   PESTUK are well-established in Stevenage.  We are here to help with any pest problems in and around the Stevenage area 24 hours/7 days a week including bank holidays. And because we are local, we can offer a same-day or next-day service.

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Salisbury Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Salisbury? Try PESTUK’s local Salisbury Pest Control Services   PESTUK are well-established in Salisbury. We are here to help with any pest problems in and around the Salisbury area 24 hours/7 days a week including bank holidays. And because we are local, we can offer a same-day or next-day service.

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Edgeware Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Edgeware? Try PESTUK’s local Edgeware Pest Control Services   Edgware is one of our newer branches, following the expansion of PESTUK into London. Because we are local, we can offer a same-day service at reasonable prices. Our fully qualified, experienced technicians carry out a cross section of pest control jobs

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Bracknell Pest Control – Your Local Pest Control Experts

Need a pest control service in Bracknell? Try PESTUK’s local Bracknell Pest Control Services   Our longest-serving pest control technician, Stephen Tiller, has been helping rid Bracknell of pests for almost 30 years. He has built up a large contract customer portfolio and is fully trained to deal with any pest problem that may arise. Bracknell

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PESTUK Joins Checkatrade

PESTUK Joins Checkatrade PESTUK has recently become a member of Checkatrade, but what does this mean? What Does it Mean? As Checkatrade members, PESTUK have had to provide the following: Qualifications Proof of insurance Proof of address Identification Referees – up to five previous customers whose experience with PESTUK will be checked by the Checkatrade team

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Spider season: how to prevent them entering your home

As the days shorten and the weather gets colder and wetter, Autumn marks the start of spider season in the UK. It’s at this time of year that spiders are looking for places to shelter and stay warm. That might mean inside your home. Here are our top ten tips to prevent them from entering

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Wasp Nest Removal

Wasp Nest Removal PESTUK offer wasp nest removal services across Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Middlesex, Surrey & London.    Is It Really A Wasp Nest? Sometimes certain bees can be mistaken for wasps – Mason Bees, Mining Bees, Honey Bees or Bumble Bees. Both bees and wasps have similar colouring and have painful stings. However,

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Heatwave pest prevention tips

Heatwave pest prevention tips With the extremely high temperatures we have had recently PESTUK have been exceptionally busy with insect calls. Here are some heatwave pest prevention tips to help reduce the stress of dealing with fleas, ants, flies, bees, wasps and hornets this summer. Fleas Feeding on the blood of animals, fleas can be

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We are PESTUK

We are PESTUK Established in 1985 PESTUK  initially served the council of Berkshire only. Over the years PESTUK has expanded and is now operational in many regions. As a result we now serve Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, West London, South London and North London. PESTUK in your area We are contactable 24 hours

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What Pests to Expect at a BBQ

The British summer is unpredictable. We can’t always predict warm weather and sunny skies. But what is guaranteed is that as soon as the sun comes out the BBQs begin. Summer is a very active time for pests and BBQs can often attract many different insects and rodents. We’ve listed some of the most common

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Should you treat a wasps nest yourself?

Should you treat a wasps nest yourself? Many people think that a wasp nest is simple to treat and that calling a pest controller isn’t needed. A can of fly spray or a powder thrown over it should do the job. But should you treat a wasps nest yourself? Wasps Wasp nests come in many

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House Flies in the Summer

House Flies in the Summer House Flies in the summer are attracted to decaying food matter, meat and faeces. Other foods they are interested in include pet food, animal feed and human food and waste. House flies usually live between 10 and 30 days, eggs will be laid in standing water or a food source

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Most Common Pests in July

Most Common Pests in July The most common pests in July that our technicians deal with include the following- Wasps July is a high point for wasp activity. Nests are large and at their highest productive point. If you find wasps randomly appearing within a room of the house, you may have a wasp nest

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Getting Rid of Wasps

Getting Rid of Wasps Many people will try getting rid of wasps themselves before contacting a pest control company. Here is some general information about wasps. Identifying a wasps nest Wasps nests are recognised by their brown to grey colour and are made of a papier mâché like material. Nests start off approximately golf ball

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Most Common Pests in June

Most Common Pests in June The most common pests in June that PESTUK deal with are- Bedbugs Bedbugs are wingless insects and move around by crawling or riding from place to place in clothing, luggage or other such transport. Hotels and other buildings where there is a high density and turnover of individuals will often

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cockroaches

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cockroaches Cockroaches are one of the oldest insects on the earth. Dating back 320 Million years. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about cockroaches- Cockroaches have cannibalistic tendencies. Cockroaches are scavengers by nature and omnivores, they will eat anything to ensure their survival. Favourite foods include sweets, meats

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Will a wasp nest die out if I leave it untreated?

Will a wasp nest die out if I leave it untreated? Will a wasp nest die out if I leave it untreated? Eventually in time, yes a wasp nest will die out on its own. Before a nest dies, it can produce up to 100 new queens. These queens will then hibernate over winter ready

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PESTUK in your area

PESTUK was established in 1985, originally serving the Berkshire area.  PESTUK has expanded into the following areas: Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, West London, South London and North London. We are contactable 24 hours a day. Customers can rest assured knowing they will never speak to a machine with us but always a person. We

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What You Didn’t Know About Feeding Birds

What You Didn’t Know About Feeding Birds Many people enjoy feeding birds in their gardens. There are a number of reasons why people choose to feed birds. Some people do it to be helpful to the birds. Feeding birds will help them survive in harsher weather and also ensure they have food for their chicks

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Honey bee swarms

Honey bee swarms PESTUK technicians are called out more and more as the year gets warmer for bees. Chimneys, extractor fans, sheds can all house honey bee swarms. They will also hang from trees or walls. There are over 200 types of bees here in the UK alone. A swarm happens when part of a

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The Difference Between Rats and Mice

The Difference Between Rats and Mice Hearing scurrying noises at night, or seeing signs of damage around your home? Strong smells coming from the loft or a new extension. These are some of the signs of a rodent problem. The difference between rats and mice can be hard to spot but here are a few

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Ants in May

Ants in May PESTUK receive a large amount of call about ants in May. They will have been found in peoples kitchens and other areas of the home as well as spotted in gardens in large numbers. they are attracted to sweet food stuffs and finding one nest will not always solve the problem. they

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Top May Pests

Top May Pests As April passes and we are now in Spring proper we are receiving more calls. Gardens are being used more frequently now and the days staying light later means people are coming more and more into contact with pests. The top May pests dealt with by PESTUK are as follows- Squirrels Common

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What Bugs Come out in Spring?

What Bugs Come out in Spring? With the weather becoming warmer some of the UK’s insects are now becoming more active. So what bugs come out in spring? These include ants, bees, queen wasps and caterpillars. Ants The worker ants will frequently enter dwellings searching for food, in particular sweet substances. While they are not

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What Smells Attract Rodents?

What Smells Attract Rodents? Having rats or mice in your home or garden can be a stressful thing to deal with. They cause damage with their constant gnawing. They leave faeces and urine everywhere they travel, used as scent marking, and can carry diseases.  But what smells attract rodents? Listed below are a number of

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Pest Control for Gardens and Allotments

Pest Control for Gardens and Allotments As the weather gets warmer, many of us are turning to tend gardens and allotments. Gardening has many health benefits from reducing stress to improving your physical fitness. Pest control for gardens and allotments is important to protect plants and the condition of the growing space. We provide one-off treatments

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