Help & Advice

bedbugs

How to check if you have bedbugs

Our pest control team are often asked “How do I know I have bed bugs?” or “What are the signs I have bed bugs?”  What do bedbugs look like? Bed bugs are small parasitic crawling insects. Often mistaken for carpet beetles or similar sized insects they grow to 4-5 mm long and 1.5mm wide – roughly the size of apple seeds. Adult bed bugs range in colour from light to reddish brown. They are oval shaped, wing-less and domed…

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How to get rid of bedbugs

Bedbugs are hardy, unpleasant bugs that can spread rapidly from bedding, pillows and mattresses to carpets, upholstery, and curtains, even the clothing in your wardrobes and drawers. They live and breed in the cracks in your skirting boards, the crevices in your bed, in your power sockets and underneath your carpets quite happily for several months whilst…

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How to get rid of carpet beetles

An infestation of any pest such as carpet beetle in your home is an unpleasant and unsettling experience. It’s usually the best policy if you’re looking for a safe, effective and discreet way to remove the infestation, to use a professional and accredited pest control company. However if you’re considering the DIY approach for an infestation of carpet beetles we hope these tips will help…

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moths

How to get rid of clothes moths

An infestation of any pest in your home is an unpleasant and unsettling experience. It’s usually the best policy if you’re looking for a safe, effective and discreet way to remove the infestation, to use a professional and accredited pest control company. However if you’re considering the DIY approach for an infestation of clothes moths we hope these tips will help…

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rats

How to get rid of rats

The best and most obvious way is to answer the question “How do I prevent rats?”. Rats exploit the human environment to look for food and shelter so it is important to deny them access to these. Always keep food in sealed containers, make sure all refuse is kept in bins that have lids and that are rodent proof, especially if outdoors, Repair and broken drains or pipes as soon as you realise they are damaged…

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mice

Best way to remove mice

There are several DIY over the counter treatments to remove mice. These include Bait (Poison) and trays. These can be effective if you have just one or two mice in your home and they have not yet started breeding. If you suspect your infestation is much bigger than this (usually evidenced by mice droppings in several areas, gnawed containers and evidence of food being eaten, chewed cables etc) it is advisable to…

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