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:   Are you Looking for Bird Control for Your Commercial Sector? Pest control is an ongoing problem for most commercial sectors who haven’t pest-proofed their surroundings. Ensuring your commercial property adheres to simple hygiene routines (such as sealing bins and regularly cleaning the premises) will help deter pests. Birds, however, are slightly harder to deter because … Continue reading “Bird Control and Bird Proofing for the Commercial Sector”

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Share:   Are you Looking for Bird Control for Your School? Pest infestation can happen anywhere, but educational institutions such as schools, colleges and universities are particularly vulnerable for several reasons. Kitchens, food storage, lawns, bins and even the exterior structures of the buildings can attract pests. However, today we’re going to be looking at the reasons … Continue reading “Bird Control and Bird Proofing for Schools, Colleges and Universities”

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Share:   Landlords of residential properties do have responsibilities when it comes to carrying-out Legionella risk assessments. According Case 357 in Gov.uk’s guidelines, some consultants and letting agents are misunderstanding the landlords’ responsibilities regarding legionella risks. The issue is that some consultants and estate agents are using the revised L8 ACOP to imply that new rules and … Continue reading “What are a Landlord’s Responsibilities for Legionella Risk Control?”

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Share:   Mushroom Offers Hope for Bees as Fungus Extract Kills Viruses Contributing to Global Collapse of Colonies ‘Time is running out for bee populations and the safety and security of the world’s food supply hinges on our ability to find means to improve pollinator health’ Diseases contributing to the global decline of bees could be beaten … Continue reading “Cats Are Surprisingly Bad at Killing Rats”

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Share:   Bees are underfire from wasps OUR bees are under attack by their most fearsome enemies. The wasps. They are ferocious enemies to the hives and only rivaled in their deadly attack on a bee hive by hornets. This summer we have had a hornet nest in our loft. A fearsome, almost alien construction, I came … Continue reading “Hot summer leads to a huge rise in pest control calls in Aberdeen”

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Share:   For over 25 years, AMES Group have provided top of the range bird control services across Birmingham. From bird netting and bird spikes to sonar systems, we supply a variety of bird control solutions to ensure you property is bird-proof. While the majority of our calls concern deterring birds from residential properties, birds also cause … Continue reading “Airport Bird Control “

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Share:   The hotel industry is essential for serving the hospitality needs of the general public and while the majority of hotels will never experience an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, it is essential hotels carry out the relevant risk assessments. After all, the only guaranteed way to prevent a legionella outbreak is by understanding what legionella is, … Continue reading “The Importance of Legionella Risk Assessments in Hotels”

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