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: Due to the recent collapse of construction giant Carillion – the UK’s second-largest construction company – many projects and services are thought to have been left incomplete and thousands have been left jobless. Notice* We have already had Carillion customers contact us about our Legionella services. If you need any help with your water … Continue reading “Affected by Carillion Bankruptcy? Legionella Help”
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: Recently, there was a story in the BBC news about a Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals. Here at Ames Pest Control, we are passionate about keeping you up-to-date regarding all things pest related and the Japanese Fungus is a pest, of sorts. More than 200 patients in England were reported to have been contaminated … Continue reading “Japanese Fungus Spreading in UK Hospitals”
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”
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Share: Let’s face it, spiders are horrible and hardly anyone likes them. They scare people and…well, that reason alone is enough to want them gone. Despite terrifying people around the world, spiders can be a nuisance in your home. Whilst spiders do not cause damage to your home, as other pests are prone to doing, … Continue reading “Weird but Effective Ways to Get Rid of Spiders”
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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”
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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!