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.

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!

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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”

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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”

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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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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!

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