Pest Control Blog

It’s the time of year for cluster flies

What is a cluster fly? As the temperatures drop, we are receiving more calls regarding cluster flies, but what are cluster flies? The most common species of cluster fly in the UK is Pollenia rudis. This species of cluster fly lay their eggs in soil, and once the eggs hatch, the larvae live as parasites […]

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What happened to the Black Rat?

The black rat (Rattus rattus) used to be the only rat in the UK, but it is now thought to be one of the rarest mammals in the UK. The black rat was the first rat to colonise Europe and is thought to have arrived here over 2,000 years ago. Up until the 18th century, […]

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Where are all the wasps?

Pest Solution has seen a dramatic reduction in the number of calls received concerning wasps this summer and this has also been noted by other pest control companies across the UK. We all enjoy having fewer wasps bothering us at picnics or barbecues, but for the world of pest control it is not such good […]

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A new carpet beetle species for Pest Solution

  Recently, Pest Solution was called to an infestation of carpet beetles. Upon further inspection, they were found to be Furniture Carpet Beetles (Anthrenus flavipes). This was the first time we have treated for the furniture carpet beetle, as the most common species in the UK is the Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci). On arrival […]

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Is it just a matter of time before the Asian Hornet is established in the UK?

The Asian hornet (Vespa velutina), is an invasive, non-native species that originates from Asia. They are no more dangerous to humans than the native European hornets (Vespa crabro). However, they are predators of insects, such as honey bees, and can cause significant losses to bee colonies. Asian hornets are said to be able to kill […]

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2017 marks a major milestone for Pest Solution

2017 marks a major milestone for Pest Solution, as it is ten years since Graham set up the company back in February 2007. Pest Solution was created to supply high quality pest control and prevention to East Anglia. It brings together over 45 years of experience and seeks to give confidence to all customers that your pest problem will be dealt with safely, quickly, legally and humanely.

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Combining an extensive knowledge of pests and a commitment to safe procedures, Pest Solution offers a range of pest control training that you can trust.