Moths are making a meal out of the warm weather

Moths are making a meal out of the warm weather with London based businesses reporting record levels of infestations. Why do moths infest carpets, rugs, tapestries and clothing? The proteins found in natural materials such as fur, wool, silk cashmere and feathers feed them. Are these tiny pests spoiling your clothes or precious exhibits? Find…
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Flies are a health hazard

Flies are a health hazard and nuisance especially in the summer months. Modern day fly units should be used in businesses where the public visit such as shops, restaurants and hotels. They are powerful, hygienic, quiet and very energy efficient.  What’s more they do not ‘shred’ the fly, dispersing it back into the environment as…
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Urban gulls are protected under the Wildlife & Countryside Act

Urban gulls are protected under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981. So culling can only be undertaken if there’s a threat to public health and safety or to aircraft. Pest control treatment must focus on deterring the birds. Humane netting, ledge spikes, non toxic gels, clearing walkways and ledges of fouling are effective in managing…
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Bed bugs attach to luggage

Did you know Bed bugs attach to luggage? So a traveller can take the bedbugs from their London hotel bedroom home. And they can bring the bedbug problem right into their hotel room too. Early detection of bedbugs is crucial especially after an infestation has been eradicated. You can’t stop bedbugs being brought in to…
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False Widow Spider Facts

Here’s a few facts about the False Widow Spider. Dark-coloured, globular body: 9.5-14 mm in size. They can bite if mishandled or provoked. Symptoms include swelling, blistering, irritated skin, feverishness and severe allergic reaction. Many London schools and hospitals have reported infestations but you are just as likely to find them in garden outbuildings. Contact…
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