Pest Control in Coventry
To get rid of pests from your home or business premises in Coventry call PEST UK 02476 249 443
About Pest UK
- pubs, restaurants and hotels
- school, college and university buildings
- farms and stables
- housing estates and apartment buildings
Pest problems we deal with
Mice and rats are prolific breeders year-round. The seek food and shelter in homes, restaurants, shops and offices, getting inside via the tiniest cracks or holes. Drains provide a perfect living environment for rats and they climb up through the pipes to enter a building.
Flies and cockroaches enter homes and business premises during the spring and summer in search of food. They are prolific breeders so an invasion of a couple of these pests soon becomes a huge infestation.
Bed bugs are very difficult to get rid of. People bring them into homes, offices and public places on their clothes or in their luggage. They can also be hidden in furnishings and clothing imported from abroad.
Fleas are brought inside by cats and dogs, and occasionally by humans on their clothes. They live in carpets and only move from the carpet to feed on animals or humans, leaving an itchy bite.
The larvae of clothes moths and carpet moths are massively destructive. A female moth lays up to 50 eggs which become larvae after a few days. They feed on wool and silk carpets, curtains, rugs and clothes. They are a problem year-round as centrally heated homes keep them active during the winter.
Birds such as gulls, pigeons and house martins roost and nest on buildings. They cause damage to roofs, solar panels and air conditioning units. Nesting materials block guttering and chimneys. They produce large amounts of droppings that smell unpleasant and are unsightly, carry diseases and corrode metals, stone and brick.
Solar panel proofing is a long-term solution to prevent pigeons roosting and nesting under the panels, preventing them causing damage that reduces their effectiveness.
Rodent proofing prevents rats, mice, squirrels, glis glis accessing a building. Ultimately it saves costs by stopping repeated call outs to pest control technicians to get rid of infestations.
Squirrels and glis glis find their way into loft spaces and cause lots of noise and damage by tearing up insulation and gnawing timber, pipes and wiring.
Wasps and honey bees often nest in chimneys, roof spaces and other cavities within buildings. Colonies can consist of thousands which are very noisy and if they’re disturbed they will sting.
Ants usually live in nests in the ground. They only invade properties in search of food, but they mostly travel in large numbers. Prevention is the best cure but because they can access a property via a tiny crack it is difficult to find how they’ve gained access.
Foxes are noisy and scream loudly at night, mark their territory with unpleasant scents and droppings, attack pets, dig up gardens and scavenge in bins. They carry disease such as mange which can be picked up by dogs and toxoplasmosis that causes blindness in children.
Ladybirds collect in huge numbers in the autumn to hibernate. They are a nuisance as there are so many of them and they secrete a yellow chemical which can stain walls, furniture and window frames
Rabbits cause damage to lawns and plants. It is a legal obligation that every occupier of land takes responsibility to prevent rabbits from causing damage.
Molehills usually appear in early winter and spring. This is when moles dig temporary shallow tunnels just below the surface of lawns and flowerbeds whilst searching for earthworms. They push up displaced soil in vertical tunnels which form the molehills.
Coventry has a rich history dating back to medieval times. More recently it is the UK City of Culture 2021 and the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. It boasts an abundance of unique arts and culture, from music, theatre and festivals to museums. The Coventry Music Museum is an award-winning permanent independent museum which showcases the many artists to come out of Coventry & Warwickshire – King, The Enemy, Hazel O’Connor, Delia Derbyshire, Panjabi – as well as 2-Tone music which originated in Coventry with the bands The Specials, The Selecter, Madness, The Beat, Bad Manners, The Bodysnatchers and Akrylykz.
Much of Coventry city centre was devasted by the blitz during WWII in 1940, including Coventry Cathedral. First built in 1043 as the Priory Church of St Mary, it became the medieval Parish Church Cathedral of St Michael in the 14th century. The cathedral fell into decay after the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539 and was then completely ruined by the blitz. The foundation stone of the current cathedral building was laid on 23 March 1956 and the building was consecrated on 25 May 1962. The ruins of the old cathedral stand adjacent.
Located in the city’s historic Cathedral Quarter, St Mary’s Guildhall miraculously survived the blitz. Dating back to 1352, it is the finest medieval guildhall in the country. It stands as a monument to the power and wealth of medieval Coventry. With magnificent interiors, collections of armour, historic furniture, artworks and internationally important tapestries, the Guildhall offers a window into Coventry’s glorious past. During its 650-years of history it was a prison to Mary, Queen of Scots, a theatre for Shakespeare and an inspiration to George Eliot.
For more information about Coventry https://www.visitcoventry.co.uk/
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