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Bed bugs on the rampage – as calls to pest control DOUBLE since end of the summer

By Dan Tuson | Jan 27, 2017

Pest Control London Late summer and early autumn are the peak season for bed bugs BED bugs are on the rampage – with call-outs to deal with the critters more than doubling since the end of summer, according to pest controllers. Rentokil Pest Control said it had seen a 140 per cent jump in the…

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False widow capital’ of UK adds country’s most venomous spider to pest control list as high numbers are found in homes

By Dan Tuson | Jan 26, 2017

False widow bites can cause swelling, burning sensation, chest pain and numbness A CITY dubbed the false widow capital of the UK has hired spidermen to rid them from peoples’ homes. Residents in Brighton have reported the most problems with the country’s most venomous arachnid. Britain’s most venomous spider is the false widow and seems…

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THERE’S A RAT IN ME STITCHIN’ NHS makes staggering 5,000 pest control call-outs a year as hospitals battle rodent and maggot invasions

By Dan Tuson | Jan 25, 2017

Taxpayers were landed with a bill of more than £600,00 to get rid of the vermin EXCLUSIVE BY BEN LAZARUS 23rd October 2016, 9:59 pm Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) 1 COMMENTS NHS chiefs are making 5,000 pest control calls a year for…

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Eight massive dead rats have been taken out of my flat by the pest control people, and even they said I shouldn’t be living here

By Dan Tuson | Jan 24, 2017

A rat infestation has caused misery for an ill pensioner and her neighbour by burrowing into their council flats in SE15. The two residents in the Tustin Estate, off Ilderton Road, told the News that repairs to their homes had been constantly delayed. The problem of “dozens” of rats crawling through holes in their walls…

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Winter Mice problems in London

By Dan Tuson | Nov 25, 2016

https://pest-protect.co.uk Pest control London The return of winter means you’ll be spending more time in your home, but you won’t be the only one seeking shelter. As temperatures drop, mice and rats head indoors to search for food, and they might pick YOUR house for their new residence.. These pesky pests invade your home in…

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Mice problems in London

By Dan Tuson | Sep 13, 2016
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We have been getting more and more mice call outs in the London area over the July and August months this year, we are up 28% on call out figures from 2015 for the summer months, so if you are having any rodent problems at the minute in the home or office then please call…

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How To Spot A Wasp Infestation

By Dan Tuson | May 17, 2016
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Sorting out infestations at work or at home can be difficult, stressful and time-consuming – so knowing how to spot signs of the problem early on is vital. Where London wasp control is concerned, keep an eye out for nests in sheltered areas like wall cavities, eaves, bird boxes, garages, roof spaces or sheds. These…

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Landlords – Avoid Vermin Infestations Or Face A Fine

By Dan Tuson | Nov 26, 2015
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Landlords who think they may have a pest infestation in one of their properties should ensure they call out London rat control specialists as soon as possible to help them deal with the situation or they could face a hefty fine. One landlord in Barton was recently fined thousands of pounds by health inspectors from…

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Primary Schools Closed Because Of False Widow Spider Infestation

By Dan Tuson | Nov 23, 2015
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London pest control services will no doubt have found themselves quite busy this month after two primary schools had to be shut because of an infestation of false widow spiders, which while not especially dangerous can deliver a serious bite. Pupils at the Thomas Buxton and Osmani primary schools will not have to be in…

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