Share: Since you’re asking the question ‘how big are bed bugs’ chances are you think you might have them, or worse, you have them… Either way, your curiosity has lead you here because you’re worried about bed bugs. So, here’s a few questions you might want answered to help you identify bed bugs and what happens … Continue reading “How Big are Bed Bugs? And Do You Have Them?”
Share: As there many thousands of pests living in the UK, it can be difficult to write a guide on how to keep your home or property completely pest-free! However, at AMES our customers’ safety is a paramount concern. We understand the stress and safety worries that come with pest infestations and it’s our job to … Continue reading “5 Easy Rules to Keep Pests Out of the Home”
Share: Welcome to the list of the UK’s weirdest insects! While the UK may not best Australia when it comes to harbouring some of the feared and most dangerous insects across the globe, many might be surprised to hear that we do play host to a few weird insects. Here at AMES, we’re always on the … Continue reading “The UK’s Top 7 Weirdest Insects”
90% of people in the U.K don’t know they have at least one of these pests in their house! We polled a selection of the public and pest control agencies to create our monster list of British pests and you wont believe number 3!
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”
Share: Every entomophobe’s worst nightmare is finding out that the one thing you hate the most can actually appear in something you love, like cake. I myself must admit that at some point, I have eaten an insect, not out of choice but simply due to the fact that they’re sometimes unavoidable! As a pest control … Continue reading “The 7 Sickening Pests Found in Food”
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”
These pigeons played an incredible role during World War 1 and 2, mostly due to their amazing instincts and them being the fastest way to send messages.
Despite Australia hosting the most venomous and dangerous spiders in the world, the UK spider scene isn’t as harmless as you might like to think… The definitive list of UK spiders is guaranteed to make you think twice when emptying out your old sheds and garages. It’s important to understand what types of spider you can run into during your every day life!
Share: Insects love your lawn but if you aren’t careful they can cause a lot of damage that can be expensive to repair. Lawns can become vulnerable to pests and diseases for many reasons and here at Ames Pest Control, we would encourage you that prevention is always better than cure. So, we have written this … Continue reading “Pests that Damage Your Lawn”