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:   Some simple steps can help remove some of the things that are likely to attract rodents to your home. Mice breed prolifically and anything which can remove the attraction to them has to be a good thing. Of course a regular source of food attracts rodent pests. Regular sweeping of floors to avoid crumbs in … Continue reading “Simple Steps To Remove Attractions For Rodents In Your Home Or Business Premises”

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Share:   Home or business owners may have found the changeable weather has meant that pest behaviour (such as rodents) and their appearances indoors can have been fluctuating and changing as much as this spring weather. The mini heat wave of a few weeks ago seems a distant memory as March and April has brought plummeting temperatures … Continue reading “Changeable Weather Can Mean Changeable Pest Behaviour”

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Share:   For those who missed our recent feature on BBC1 Midlands Today News regarding the harlequin ladybird, it’s impact on homes and businesses in Birmingham and the harlequins impact on native ladybird species, please find below the Transcripts from the television article broadcast on March 28th. Nick Owen: “Now the chances are with all this magnificent … Continue reading “AMES Featured On Harlequin Ladybirds BBC1 News Report”

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Share:   The Pharoah ant is a common pest that has become prevalent throughout the World. Here in the UK they are frequently found inside properties, bringing them into contact with residents, customers and patients on a regular basis. The ant is light brown or yellow in appearance – almost appearing see-through to many. If you suspect … Continue reading “Pharoah Ant Problems And How To Get Rid Of Them”

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Share:   An opportunity exists for a candidate to work out of our Birmingham office in our Water Treatment and Legionella Risk Control department. The role involves business development of new client relationships, managing and growing existing relationships and overseeing the work of water treatment and risk assessment site engineers.               … Continue reading “Legionella Control Job Vacancy Business Development And Account Manager”

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Share:      A Birmingham hospice has declared its first ever Christmas tree recycling scheme a success after more than 130 people took part in the pilot initiative. Thanks to the donation of time and two vehicles from Ames (Altek Midlands Environmental Services) in Frankley, the charity was able to turn the idea into reality, raising … Continue reading “Hospice Christmas Tree Recycling Pilot Scheme A Huge Success Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice Press Release”

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Share:   Back in July 2009 we reported on a proposed scheme to bring a nappy recycling plant to the West Midlands, with personal hygiene products from children’s nurseries and hospitals collected and recycled at the site. Well in the Autumn of 2011 the plant has now been opened in West Bromwich, West Midlands. Introduced by Canadian … Continue reading “Nappy Recycling And Personal Waste Plant Opens In West Midlands”

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