You’ve spent months – possibly even years – ensuring your garden looks the way it does. And as anyone who spends a lot of time mowing their perfectly-manicured lawn will tell you, it isn’t an easy job to ensure a garden looks pristine all year round.
There are weeds to contend with, bushes to trim down and new flowers to plant. So, we feel your pain and frustration when pests move in and threaten to stamp all over (and quite literally, too) your hard work.
From black garden ants to flies, wasps and larger pests like mice, insects and creatures like this are almost always a hindrance when it comes to your garden.
You’ve heard a scurrying noise for some time and until now you’ve wondered if it’s possible you’re going round the bend. Good news for your sanity, then! We bet if you’ve stumbled upon this website it’s because it’s finally come to light that your housemates or family have heard the exact same noise – and guess what?! It’s now time to do something!
It sounds to us like you’ve got mice – but don’t panic; we’ve compiled this very guide to ensure you can tackle the pesky little critters easily and effectively.
Often infested with fleas, ticks and/or mites, mice may be a concern to people who have small children or pets – in particular dogs. Dogs’ immune systems aren’t well-equipped to handle the diseases mice might carry, so it’s even more important to deal with an infestation quickly if you have a pet pooch or two. Continue reading
Ouch! So, you’ve got wasps – and the mere thought of those pesky flying insects is painful in more ways than one. If they’re in your home, how will they ultimately affect your bank balance? And is there a quick and easy way to get rid of them – safely and effectively?
In this handy guide, we’ll lift the lid (although not too quickly – they’re bound to escape!) on all things wasps, to ensure you’re prepared for everything an infestation has to throw at you.
So, we’ll start by talking about wasp nests and, more importantly, what they look like. It’s vital you know what to keep your eyes peeled for, should you suspect your home might be at risk. Continue reading
If you’re looking for someone to control pests in either your home or business, Speedy Pest Control can offer you a rapid response service.
Our name says it all – we’re speedy and we offer a range of pest control services for the domestic and commercial sectors. From food service outlets to healthcare establishments, and from bed bugs to house rats, we’ve got it covered.
Our focus is on pest prevention before pest elimination, as we understand the upset and inconvenience pests can cause once they’re in your home or business. But if you do find you have unwelcome visitors, we will eliminate them quickly.
We provide a range of industry specific specialised services, which means we are the experts when it comes to pest control wherever you find them. Our local technicians come with experience and expertise in both residential and commercial sectors and are able to solve common problems fast and effectively. They’re also BPCA (British Pest Control Association) certified.
So if you have a pest problem or even if think you might have and just want to ease your worries, call us for a free quote or to arrange a no obligation site survey.
If you want to know the top 10 household pests in the UK, take a look at our gallery of rogues. This pest control infographic shows the most common pests that you could find in your home, business, office building or rental property.
Guess what takes the top spot? Rats. They’re vectors of disease, so if you notice signs of droppings or gnawing on your electric cables, call in the pest control straight away.
Other common pests can vary in their danger and inconvenience. For instance, flies are very common and carry a wide range of diseases, whereas spiders are harmless yet cause a huge amount of fear. Some insects themselves aren’t problematic but their eggs are, such as moths and woodworm.
Have a look at the infographic to see where pests might be lurking, or scroll through our pests pages to read in more detail what to look out for and what harm pests in your home or business could cause.
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