Common Household Pests Over the Christmas Season and What You Should Do

Share:   Christmas is a time of warmth and celebration and this is true for both your family and the pests in your home. With a freshly cut pine tree in the living room, sugary foods on the table, and colourful decorations hung everywhere, there are plenty of ways pests can infiltrate your Christmas and ruin the … Continue reading “Common Household Pests Over the Christmas Season and What You Should Do”

Christmas Tree Pests Checklist

Share:   Check Your Christmas Tree With Christmas approaching, many families will be looking at buying Christmas trees to complete their Christmas decorations. Pest control for Christmas trees may be at the bottom of your Christmas list, but it’s something you need to consider. However, while there’s much joy to be had finding and decorating your Christmas tree, … Continue reading “Christmas Tree Pests Checklist”

The Definitive List of Britain’s Pests 

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!

The 3 Common UK Beetles

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”

The Lethal Harlequin Ladybird

Share:   Here at Ames Pest Control, we know all there is to know about pest problems and solutions. One of the most common pests in the UK is the harlequin ladybird. This pest is difficult to control and isn’t just destroying our homes but is also devouring other insects and ladybird species. This pest is one that needs … Continue reading “The Lethal Harlequin Ladybird”