8 Different Types Of Fly In The UK


The UK is home to dozens of species of flies. That being said, you will encounter some of these more than others. Many of these species live exclusively in the wild, and others are drawn to our homes. In addition to this, some of these are highly dangerous and others are completely harmless. So what types of fly live in the UK and what do you need to know about them? Here are the most common species of flies that reside in the UK  

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6 Places Fleas Live In A House

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So where do fleas live in a house? The answer is basically anywhere that shelter can be found. This mostly includes places where they can hide away such as cracks and crevices. That being said, there are certain places that fleas gravitate towards. These include areas such as:

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Why Ants Are Hard To Treat

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Some pests are more difficult to get rid of others. And while you may find it hard to believe, ants are by far one of the most difficult pests to remove. But why is this? Why is it that ants are hard to treat? There are a few reasons including the following.

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Why Do Pests Become Resistant To Pesticides?

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Most pests are quite resilient. The cockroach for example, can withstand almost anything you throw at it. There is a reason there are so many depictions of them in post-apocalyptic movies and games. Unfortunately, that means they can also be hard to get rid of. By knowing the resilience that pests have, it shouldn’t sound too far-fetched that pests can become resistant to pesticides. Why do pests become resistant to pesticides? We are going to explore that question today.

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Regular Home Maintenance For Mouse Control

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Taking care of your home is part of being a homeowner. Or even a tenant. Part of that care is regular home maintenance to prevent mice. Quite a few steps exist to control mice. Today we are going to take a look at some of the main things you can do.

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Never Attempt DIY Wasp Nest Removal

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To many people, wasps nests do not seem like a major pest control issue. After all, you only have to remove the nest and then the wasps will leave, right? Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. What you have to realise is that DIY wasp nest removal is extraordinarily dangerous. H are just a few of the reasons why you should never attempt to remove a wasps nest.

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Clothes Moth Damage Prevention Ideas

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Clothes moths are a challenge for many people. While these pests are not something you’ll often encounter, they do occur from time to time. This can be a big problem for homes and businesses that need regular pest control. This is especially true depending on the contents of your business or home. For example, if you have a large wardrobe, moths can be a serious problem.

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How To Deter Squirrels From Garden

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Want to know how to deter squirrels from your garden? While many people find these animals cute they can actually be a menace. Anyone with squirrels rampaging through their garden will know exactly what we mean. But what can homeowners do when finding themselves in this position? How to deter squirrels from your garden involves implementing several steps. Professional pest control is always best. These include the following:

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Pests That Pubs May Find When They Reopen

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We don’t know about you, but to us it seems as if the UK has been under lockdown forever. The biggest victims of these enforced closures are restaurants, takeaways, and pubs. With restrictions slowly being lifted, many of these businesses are reopening. While this is all very well, their owners are facing new challenges. One of these is that hundreds of businesses have become infested while closed.

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Are Landlords Responsible For Mice?

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Are landlords responsible for mice? If you’re a renter who is being plagued by these pests then this is something you may have wondered. Unfortunately, this isn’t a black and white straightforward situation. The answer is not as simple as yes or no. In this article we’ll briefly explain the responsibilities of each party and what should be done in this situation.

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