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:   The BBC have been speculating on what our diet may consist of in a number of years, with species commonly thought of as pests such as wasps, locusts and caterpillars potentially featuring on commonly eaten diets 20 years from now. Rising food prices, particularly with regards to meat, has meant that bugs are being carefully … Continue reading “Pest Insects Such As Wasps And Locusts Could Be In Your Dinners Of The Future”

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Share:   An additional problem that has come about from the continued wet summer combined with reasonably warm temperatures is the prevalence of silverfish in the home or business premises. They are a flat, elongated insect usually 13-25 mm in length. Older members of the silverfish population have a shiny, metallic shine to them, with young being … Continue reading “Silverfish Infestations On The Rise Due To Wet, Warm Summer Conditions”

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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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