Pests

Here is some information on some of the pests we deal with…

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Brown Rat

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This rodent is commonly found in cellars, sewers and farms. Rats will eat almost anything, including parts of your house. Rats are a threat to human health with their ability to carry diseases, including Listeria, and parasites.

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House Mouse

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This rodent has a wide range of habitats and will eat almost anything, including parts of your house. Mice are a threat to human health with their ability to carry diseases, including Listeria, and parasites.

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Common Wasp

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These insects usually build their nests inside something, including sheds, hedges and loft spaces. Wasps are most active during the warm summer months and are very well known for their painful sting.

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German Cockroach

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These insects, with their yelow brown thorax and two distintive dark brown stripes, are easy to identfiy. They are commonly found indoors, prefering the humid comditions of kitchens, bathrooms and cellars. Cockroaches are not fussy eaters and will eat anything from food to refuse. They carry many bacteria, including  salmonella and gastroenteritis, and are therefore a threat to human health.

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Bed Bug

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These small blood-sucking insects live in and around furniture and soft furnishings, including bedding. They produce a bite similar to that of a mosquito bite and irritate human skin.

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Cat Flea / Dog Flea

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These parasites are most frequently found around pets and their bedding, but will also infest carpets and other soft furnishing within the home. Fleas will often bite humans on the lower limbs leaving small red itchy spots on the human skin.

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