Why Do I Have Silverfish In The House?

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While silverfish in the house are not considered a serious pest problem, they can become a nuisance. This is because they cause damage to things like books, papers, clothing, and also objects made from silk. But why are these bugs attracted into our homes? Also, what can you do about them?

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4 Pests Pets Catch And Bring Home

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Of course, it’s well known that cats and dogs can pick up fleas outdoors and bring them home. But how does this affect you? Also, what other pests can pets pick up and bring home?

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Are UK Cockroaches A Big Problem?

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Are cockroaches a big problem in the UK? Anyone involved in the pest control industry will know that cockroaches are far from being a serious consideration. That being said, UK cockroaches are still a big problem and there are things you need to know about them.

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What Is Physical Pest Control?

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When most people think about pest control the first thing they think about is poisons. To them, the idea of extermination revolves around spraying pesticides or leaving poison. While this is mostly true, most pest control involves physical pest control.

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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

DIY wasp nest removal

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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