The majority of homes have lofts and these provide storage and insulation. They do have their drawbacks though. One of these are pests in the loft. Yes, things like squirrels, rats, and mice can easily get into your loft and cause problems. This includes things like gnawing furniture, defecation, and making large amounts of noise. Here’s what you need to know about this (and how you can also solve these problems.)
Although being widespread, bed bugs are actually one of the most misunderstood pests. There are dozens of myths, legends, and erroneous beliefs surrounding these pests. We have selected seven of the biggest bed bug facts and considered the misconceptions.
Unfortunately, the pest control industry is rife with scam artists. These people prey upon the desperation of homeowners. They know that people will do anything to get rid of pests. This allows the scammers to swoop in and take advantage. But what should you know about pest control scams and how do you spot scam artists? Here are some tips and hints for doing this:
Pests in autumn can be the bane of your existence. You see, pests are generally a problem year around. That being said, during certain periods, they are a bigger problem than usual. One of these times is autumn. Some insects such as flies and ants may become less of a problem. So, which pests in autumn cause problems, and what can you do about them?
Rats and mice are a fact of life in the UK. We share this island with millions of these animals. In fact, these pests are part of the fabric of daily life. It’s no wonder then, that so many myths and legends have sprung up around them. Here are some of the biggest facts vs. myths when it comes to rats and mice.
Why do ants return even when you’ve got rid of them? You see, ants are by far the most irritating pest you’ll ever encounter. These pests do not cause damage or spread disease. What they do instead, is swarm all over your home. Getting rid of them is also a major pain. These pests burrow deep into the ground. This means they are extremely hard to reach.
Wasps have a nasty reputation. These pests are notorious for stinging people. In fact, most of us have been stung by a wasp at one time or another. But why are these pests so angry? If you’re wondering this, then here are some of the reasons why wasps become aggressive.
Clothing moths and infestations are not the most common form of pest problem one hears about compared to something like flies or rodents. That being said, that doesn’t mean you can sleep easy. These pests can strike at the most unexpected times. This means you must take steps to prevent them. The best way of doing this is knowing what these moths are attracted to.
What do fleas need to survive? The bad news is that fleas need very little to survive. These pests live on nothing but human and animal blood. In addition to this, they also need small amounts of water. Finally, fleas need shelter, or a place to live.