Pest Proofing – Pest Control

Future Proofing If you have an issue with rodents, or would like to help prevent an infestation, this may just be the article you have been waiting for! The first step in rodent control is usually to eliminate or reduce the population through the use of rodenticide...

Which Pests Are Most Common In Each Month?

JANUARY & FEBRUARY PESTS –  As the temperatures outside are low, winter pests like to make use of our habitat to keep warm and feed. Mice, Rats and Squirrels are some of the most common call outs we receive at this time of year. With nice damp ground to work...

DIY Mouse Control.

Mouse Control and Home Remedies – The Facts People have been trying all sorts of imaginative ways to repel mice down the years but how many actually help with rodent issues…? Common statements we hear in pest control include “I tried _____ but it didn’t seem to...

Ethical Pest Control & IPM

So what is a pest anyway? And what is a pest controller? The definition given by the Oxford English Dictionary reads as follows – pest NOUN 1A destructive insect or other animal that attacks crops, food, livestock, etc. ‘the tomato plant attracts a pest...

Cockroaches

These are just some of the questions we are often asked regarding Cockroaches… Are Cockroaches dirty? Are they spreaders of disease? Why do we attract cockroaches? How do we get rid of Cockroaches? Can Cockroaches cause asthma? Cockroaches are insects of the...

Mouse & Rat Control

Mouse & Rat Control Since the 1960’s resistance to mouse and rat baits (anticoagulants) in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) and house mice (Mus domesticus) has been identified in the UK. We have therefore been victims of this phenomenon and subsequently also become...

Grey Squirrel

Grey Squirrels (Sciurus Carolinensis) are a non native species brought into this country for the amusement of landowners at the beginning of the Victorian era. Like many other species we have had the naiveté  to introduce, the grey squirrel has gone on to cause...

Christmas Mice

Festive Miceties… Christmas is fast approaching and a bell sounds in the air, its customers ringing LANDGUARD, they’ve spotted mice e-very-where! But why you wonder is the festive season such a significant time for rodent control? The House Mouse (Mus...