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What are bed bugs attracted to?
Bed Bugs

What are bed bugs attracted to?

Bed bugs are one of the most feared but also one of the most mysterious of all insect-type pests. Bed bug infestations are almost guaranteed once this pest establishes a foot-hold in the home. But despite these certainties, there are many myths surrounding bed bugs, and one of the most common myth bed bugs facilitate,

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what causes bed bugs
Bed Bugs

What Causes Bed Bugs and How To Get Rid of Them?

Bed bugs are perhaps the most feared pest infestation ever. This parasitic insect is found around the world, and especially likes to wreak havoc in large cities across the UK. But beware, bed bugs can be found anywhere humans live. Human blood attracts bed bugs, causing them to enter our homes and share our living

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get rid of squirrels under solar panels
Solar Panels

How to Get Rid of Squirrels Under Solar Panels

Squirrels are adored animals to many, but there are some instances where these plucky rodents can become nuisance pests, and nesting under solar panels is one such instance. Unlike nuisance birds, squirrels are known to chew through wiring, which spells bad news when it comes to the efficiency and power that is generated through solar

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Next Door Neighbours Pigeons Are a Nuisance - What Can I Do?
Bird Control

Next Door Neighbours Pigeons Are a Nuisance – What Can I Do?

Pigeons and other nuisance birds can actually cause problems for many of the homes and businesses that sit next to their nesting site. If you ever lived in a rented apartment or flat, you likely already know how pests can infest and roam to surrounding units. The same principle is seen with nuisance pigeons. If

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how much does it cost to pigeon proof solar panels
Bird Control

How Much Does it Cost to Pigeon Proof Solar Panels UK?

Pigeons can be a nuisance bird for home and business owners throughout Britain. The roof is the primary nuisance spot for the birds, and even solar panels are becoming popular nesting sites for pigeons. Many problems can arise with pigeons and solar panels, including the spreading of guano and vegetation all over the panels and

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get rid of rats in cavity walls
Rats

How Do I Get Rid of Rats in Cavity Walls?

Most structures within urban settings will have a cavity wall at some point throughout the home. These types of walls are usually brick and have advantages related to rain and wind as well as superior insulation benefits. On the downside, a cavity wall has a hollow center, which can be a safe nesting area for

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how long does it take to get rid of rats
Rats

How Long Does it Take to Get Rid of Rats?

There are many ways to get rid of rats, traps, poisons, blocking holes, and pest control, but how long does it take to get rid of rats? There are positive and negative reasons to use DIY methods, but there are also great benefits to using a professional pest control service as well. So, how long

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rats in your toilet and pipes
Rats

Got Rats in Your Toilet? Here’s How to Stop Them

Discovering that you have rats setting up shop inside of your toilet and drain pipes can bring many problems to your home or business. Clogs, backups, and the ability for the rats to enter at will are just a few of the problems you could face. It is essential to correct the problem and to

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how to get rid of rats in drains
Blog

How to get rid of rats in your drains

Drains offer a safe place to shelter for many animals, but in urban areas such as Southampton and Portsmouth, we often get called out to deal with rats that are coming into properties via the sewers. Getting rid of rats in drains: Most rat infestations start due to defective drains or pipes. A rat only

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how to pigeon proof solar panels
Bird Control

How to pigeon proof your solar panels

Despite our often cloudy weather, the UK is a popular place to install solar panels, with over half a million people now generating electricity from their roof tops. In addition to providing renewable energy sources, solar panels have also become popular with pest birds, such as pigeons, who are using them to nest. Guide to

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