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 World’s Deadliest Insects There are some pretty deadly insects roaming around the globe. Although they help to keep our ecosystem wonderfully balanced, they are definitely worth avoiding! We have listed our top five deadly insects, as there were simply too many to choose from and we didn’t want to leave you terrified with a … Continue reading “The World’s Deadliest Insects”

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Share:   Fluffy, cute and discretely annoying. On the surface, grey squirrels may appear to have all the characteristics of something cute and fluffy, but while these critters may look nice, their attitude and nature evokes a more sinister side altogether. That’s why at Ames Group we offer a squirrel control service to keep these cute, but … Continue reading “The Intriguing Life of the British Grey Squirrel”

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Share:   There are more than 5,000 species of ladybirds, 100 of which are based in Europe. The most common ladybirds are the two-spot ladybird and the larger seven-spot ladybird. Ladybirds come in all kinds of different colours; reds, yellows, orange, grey, black, brown and even pink. These beautiful beetles that are often favourited by children playing … Continue reading “Top 5 Facts About Ladybirds”

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Share:   Nature can be a cruel, deceptive and destructive force, yet it has blessed us with wondrous mountains, flourishes of trees, exotic animals and beautiful little birds. What would our British mornings be if it weren’t for the delightful chirping of nearby birds? At Ames we offer lots of bird control services, as they can be … Continue reading “The 10 Most Destructive Birds in the World”

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Share:   Fires can’t kill them, drowning won’t, many pesticides have no effect and it’s even been recorded that cockroaches can survive nuclear and atomic bombs. You may be thinking, ‘then how will my products under the sink be able to destroy them if a nuclear bomb can’t?’ Good question. Getting rid of these pests can be … Continue reading “5 Ways to Defeat Cockroaches”

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Share:   Hangzhou proudly hosted China’s first G20 Summit and boy, did they do a good job. Due to the G20 attracting world leaders such as Barack Obama, Xi Jinping and Theresa May, China’s image-obsessed leaders ordered a multi-billion pound makeover of the city. Including planting trees, shutting down factories and building motorways and homes for ease … Continue reading “The Four Pests of Hangzhou”

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