Welcome to the Ames Group Blog! My name's Alan Read, and here I'll be posting tips and advice on pest control, and keeping you updated on anything and everything in the world of pests and legionella.

Share:   As a pest control company in Birmingham, we see a lot of things that would make most people queasy. Imagine this… You’ve just woken up, something smells musty and sweet. When you open your eyes your bed has a trail of malted insect shells, rust coloured stains and tiny smears of excrement.. Bed bugs are … Continue reading “Bed Bugs – What They Are and How to Dispose of Them”

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Share:   The scientific name for beetles is Coleoptera and despite being quite rare in the UK (in contrast to ants, wasps, etc), they make up the world’s largest order of animals at 25%!  Beetles are characterised by their sheathed wings or ‘armoured’ layer that surrounds the delicate wings beneath. Many beetles in the UK are harmless and serve a beneficial purpose for … Continue reading “The 3 Common UK Beetles”

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Share:   It is time we discussed the one quadrillion ants that litter the UK. Yes, that’s more than 10,000,000,000,000,000 ants! Meaning, there are more than one million ants per person.   Ants are notorious pests, invading homes and gardens throughout the UK. Let’s jump into the world of these tunnel-dwelling, nest-building ants and find out a bit … Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to UK Ants”

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Share:   War Pigeons: A Remarkable History Today, pigeons are kicked to the curb more often than not. They waddle around, annoyingly getting under out feet and inquisitively asking us for the leftovers from our lunch. However, despite society’s usually aggressive dismissal over them, pigeons once used to play a very important role on our planet. The … Continue reading “War Pigeons: A Homage To The War’s Unsung Heroes”

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Share:   Grounds Maintenance at AMES For over 25 years, we at AMES have prided ourselves on our grounds maintenance upkeep. Providing top-quality maintenance across, grounds, lawn, and landscape to the city of Birmingham is what we do best. There is no job too big or small for us, we take pride in each and every maintenance … Continue reading “Grounds Maintenance at AMES”

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