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The Pest Files

Archive of: Pest Control

  • DIY Pest Control That Won't Stop Rodents

    DIY Pest Control That Won't Stop Rodents

    There has been a considerable rise in the number of rodents in the UK in recent years.

  • What's More Annoying Than Wasps? Drunk Wasps!

    What's More Annoying Than Wasps? Drunk Wasps!

    Beware drunken wasps if you step out into your garden for a spot of lunch or later summer BBQ.

  • How to Stop Attracting Wasps to Your Garden

    How to Stop Attracting Wasps to Your Garden

    Summer may almost be over for another year but there are still plenty of wasps buzzing around. Learn how to stop attracting them to your garden.

  • 3 Reasons Why People Fear Bugs

    3 Reasons Why People Fear Bugs

    Apart from most of us not liking the way bugs look, feel or sound, what is it about these (mostly) harmless little things that we are so afraid of?

  • 4 DIY Products to Get Rid of Wasps

    4 DIY Products to Get Rid of Wasps

    Wasps are a pest that can bother you especially in late summer. Most of us have been stung by one in the past, and it’ something we don’t want to happen again. There are a few things you can do to minimise the risk of having lots of wasps flying around in your garden or near your house.

  • 10 Common Bug and Insect Phobias

    10 Common Bug and Insect Phobias

    Most of us prefer to be as far away as possible from any sort of bug. They’re just a pest that we could happily live without. An aversion for bugs is usually based on three things: knowledge or experience (bees), a culturally understandable repulsion (cockroaches) or fear based on inadequate information (crickets).

  • How to Avoid Being Stung by Wasps

    How to Avoid Being Stung by Wasps

    You might have noticed that we are in the middle of wasp season, where they just turn up and rudely interrupt you when you least expect it. You try to act cool and pretend you don’t want to get up and run as far as you possibly can while that painful childhood memory plays in your head more vivid than ever.

  • 6 Ways to Get Rid of Rats

    6 Ways to Get Rid of Rats

    Rats have been the scourge of homeowners for as long as we can remember. They can carry all sorts of diseases which are harmful to humans, so if you’ve got rats in your home, you need to do something to get rid of them quickly.

  • Coming Soon to a Home Near You...

    Coming to a home near you this summer – ants, bedbugs, gulls, rats and wasps. Find out some crazy facts about them by viewing our pest control infographic.

  • It's Time to Keep an Eye Out for Ants

    It's Time to Keep an Eye Out for Ants

    At the time of writing it’s getting close to ant nesting season. Ants can be a real inconvenience for home and business owners as well as being problematic to get rid of. Keep reading to discover more about ants.

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