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:   At AMES we take health and safety seriously.  We have always strived to meet the toughest standards so that we can offer a compliant and reliable service. Our staff have all been trained on the safest methods to work in hazardous areas.  We work and deploy equipment carefully, while leaving your premises as clean and … Continue reading “Health And Safety”

Posted in: Bird Control

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Share:   Return on Investment – Bird Proofing Which Saves Time and Money We appreciate that any preventative bird proofing methods employed at your sites need to be productive and save yourself or your clients time and money in the long run. Please watch the video on this page as it demonstrates how we have saved refurbishment … Continue reading “Why Choose AMES”

Posted in: Bird Control

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Share:   Effective Bird Control For Businesses AMES Bird Control have a full range of bird control solutions, with approaches to suit practically any kind of building and location: Bird Netting is great for keeping birds out of large areas and preventing perching. Bird Spikes offer a flexible and comprehensive solution that works well for most buildings. … Continue reading “Effective Bird Control”

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Share:   Our client Holly French was kind enough to report back to us with the following feedback on her experience of having AMES on site to carry out bird proofing work. “Ames are onsite here at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and have been onsite over 3 or 4 years now. We are on stage 6 … Continue reading “Historic Building Bird Control Case Study, Birmingham, West Midlands”

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Share:   Although often on a smaller scale, guest houses are subject to the same basic risks as international hotels. They too require an up-to-date Legionella risk assessment and ongoing monitoring. We are able to provide a cost-effective Legionella risk assessment and can advise on your ongoing obligations with regards to Legionella control prevention and monitoring. If … Continue reading “Legionella Risk Assessments For Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfast”

Posted in: Legionella

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Share:   15,000 businesses contacted as a result of Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak The Public health service in Auckland, New Zealand is continuing to release information following 15 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Auckland.  Earlier this month (April 2012) health officials claimed they were confident that ‘shock dosing’ of 300 building would help to curb the disease outbreak. … Continue reading “Auckland Public Health Service Concerned By Number Of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases”

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Share:   Water systems which create and disseminate breathable water droplets or aerosol present the highest risk of contracting Legionellosis. The degree of risk is affected by general cleanliness of shower heads, water temperature control and design flaws such as dead legs or long runs of pipework. Quarterly clean and disinfectants of spray heads and hoses can … Continue reading “Aerosols In Water Systems Create Highest Risk For Legionella Bacteria”

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Share:   Legionella Risk Assessment At Large Retailer The following observations relate to a legionella risk assessment carried out some time ago in the UK, at a large retail store. Upon first inspection it appeared that it would contain a compliant water system with a Water Regulations compliant system. I talked with the building services manager over … Continue reading “Legionella Risk Assessment At Large Retailer”

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