Pests, Properties & Covid-19 Lockdown.

Pests, Properties & Covid-19 Lockdown.

The Covid-19 Lockdown has seen the unprecedented closure of businesses and schools, but what will we find on our return? And what should you do if you encounter a pest problem…? Read on to find out how Lockdown may have affected your business or property....
Ant Control and Treatments

Ant Control and Treatments

The weathers warming up (occasionally!) and you may be experiencing an influx of ants in to your home or business. After months of winter dormancy worker ants are now on the march to forage for a variety of foods needed to service the nest. Apart from being unsightly...
How To Get Rid Of Rats and Wasps

How To Get Rid Of Rats and Wasps

How To Get Rid Of Rats & Wasps Bins, Pests and LOCKDOWN During LOCKDOWN, and particularly as we move into the summer months, it is important we pay a little extra attention to our outside refuse areas. For most households bin collection times have altered, local...
Wasps – Covid-19 – Lockdown

Wasps – Covid-19 – Lockdown

Wasps on Lockdown During this unprecedented period of national leave, it is vitally important that we can enjoy our outside areas and protect our living spaces. However, we are now approaching the wasp season and if the 2-year fluctuation of population stays true, we...
Grey Squirrels

Grey Squirrels

Grey Squirrels – Controversies and Control A common question we are asked at LANDGUARD about grey squirrels sounds like this – “Is it actually legal to kill squirrels in this country?” and the following answer often surprises people! Grey squirrels are a hugely...
Responsible Rodenticide Use – Pest Control

Responsible Rodenticide Use – Pest Control

What does CRRU mean to you? At LANDGUARD Ltd we are proud to protect our customers in the food production sector through regular rodent inspections and treatments. However, we also take limiting the effect of our business on the local environment very seriously and...

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...