Spike in demand from households for pest control

With pest controllers awarded key worker status, it has been business as usual for Dyno-Pest throughout the pandemic. However, in recent months with the government encouraging people to work at home wherever possible, there has been a significant rise in demand from households for pest control services – with pests reported ranging from mice and rats to bedbugs and cockroaches….

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London Offices Experiencing Floor- to- Floor Pest Infestations

In recent months the Dyno-Pest extermination team have been called to several multi- tenant office buildings in Central London to tackle pest infestations ranging from mice to rats, cockroaches and bedbugs. Darren Williams, Service Manager, points to a growing problem for these London offices. “In three of the most recent cases, the infestation had spread from the one business located…

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Lorry driver was close to death after contracting Weil’s disease

It took a lorry driver 5 years to win a five figure out of court settlement- after he had contracted Weil’s disease from handling packaging soaked in rat urine. The delivery driver who had worked for a supermarket came close to death after being hospitalised with kidney failure, jaundice and loss of liver function. Five days in to his admission…

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Filthy kitchens of national brand a magnet for rodents…

Chicken has dominated the headlines in recent weeks with one brand having its UK wide distribution of chicken severely compromised; a situation now resolved. However, another brand, a restaurant chain on the high street that specialises in chicken made much more unpalatable news when it was reported that the standards of cleanliness and hygiene in one of its UK restaurants…

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Facilities managers and property managing agents report increased rodent activity

With winter now upon us, pests such as mice and rats are embarking on ‘mini migration programmes’ in a bid to find warm places to nest and breed. “In the last four weeks we have experienced a spike in calls from Property Managing Agents and Facilities Managers, concerned about increased sightings of rodents, usually on the periphery of a building,”…

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