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:   Legionella risk has hit the headlines in the UK as articles have appeared recently in our press highlighting a possible link to a strain of Legionnaires’ disease ‘across the pond’ at Hugh Hefner’s mansion. Following a conference party at the famous mansion, health officials are investigating an outbreak of illness. Symptoms were reported as including … Continue reading “Legionnaires’ Disease, Legionellosis And Legionella Risk Hits The Press”

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Share:   AMES have been featured in this months issue of ‘Technician’ as part of the recognition that AMES have achieved Accreditation status with the NPTA (National Pest Technicians Association) following an audit carried out by one of the Association’s approved Auditors. The editor of Technician magazine noted the NPTA Auditors comment that “If only other pest … Continue reading “AMES Pest Control In Birmingham Gain NPTA Accreditation”

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Share:   Local councils and authorities would always recommend food premises employ the services of a pest control contractor. It is widely recognised that we are never far away from rats or mice, and they will seek out ways of entering a building which handles or stores food. Mice and rat control contracts are not just limited … Continue reading “Pest Control Contracts The Benefits And Responsibilities For Business Owners”

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Share:   Both tenants and landlords often experience some confusion regarding where responsibility lies as far as pest control is concerned on domestic rental properties. This can sometimes lead to unnecessary friction between landlord and their tenants, particularly if the pest problems take longer than is reasonable to resolve, due to confusion over where responsibilities lie. Tenants … Continue reading “Landlords Obligations Regarding Pest Control In Rental Properties”

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Share:   The Only Buzzing AMES Wasp Control Cannot Help You Get Rid Of Is The sound of the Vuvuzelas! Summer has certainly arrived as AMES Pest control technicians have been busy this week helping rid people of their wasp control problems across the West Midlands and Worcestershire. The phones are ringing daily with people needing our … Continue reading “AMES Busy Helping Control Wasp Nests In The West Midlands And Worcestershire As World Cup Vuvuzelas Give The Region A BUZZ”

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Share:   On the 1st and 2nd May 2010 9 climbers and one very dedicated driver (aka Dave) travelled the length of the UK, climbed the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales, survived sleeping among cows, sheep, a late night curry, endured the incessant snoring from this web marketer in their tents, handled blizzards and snow … Continue reading “WE DID IT Every Member Of The AMES CHALLENGE TEAM Completes The Three Peaks Challenge May 2010”

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Share:   Alan Read will lead an intrepid team from AMEs on the Three Peaks Challenge in May this year. The AMES team will be raising money for Acorns Children’s hospice. Acorns hospice currently cares for 600 life-limited children from across the West Midlands and Three Counties. Acorns offer a network of care services through its three … Continue reading “AMES Rise To The Three Peaks Challenge In Support Of Acorns Children”

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Share:   At AMES we passionately support the hard work carried out day in, day out by all those at Acorns Hospices. Acorns provide a network of care to life-limited children and support for their families across the heart of England, with hospices in Birmingham, Walsall and Worcester. Acorns community team also provide valuable support to families … Continue reading “Eamons Memorial Cup Supporting Acorns Hospices”

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