Pest Control Blog

What is Integrated Pest Management?

The term Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is becoming more frequently used instead of pest control, but are they different and what does IPM mean? Let’s start with the term management The primary focus of pest management is on limiting the size of the population rather than achieving complete eradication and control. Pest management recognises that […]

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More information about tree bumblebees

Over the past month Pest Solution have experienced a high volume of enquiries regarding bees, particularly tree bumblebees (Bombus hypnorum). Tree bumblebees were first spotted in the UK in 2001 in Wiltshire and have since spread very rapidly across the UK. In 2013 they had reached Scotland and in 2017 they were found for the […]

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Do you have flea problem?

Fleas are one of the pests that can cause the most distress in households. They are commonly brought into homes by pets, or unknowing pet owners. There are several signs to look out for that might indicate that you have fleas sharing your home! These include: Bites on family members – Most people will realise […]

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Suffolk Trading Standards Approved

Pest Solution would like all clients to be confident that they will receive the best technical advice and service available. This can only happen if we provide a professional and high-quality service offering value for money. As part of this, we are proud to be Suffolk Trading Standards Approved. But what does this mean? Trading […]

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What can rats gnaw?

Rodents are well known for gnawing on almost anything. They have very strong teeth, with a much harder enamel than on human teeth, which allows them to chew through materials such as wood, plastic and electrical cables. Due to a gap in their teeth, called a diastema, they can spit any chewed material out and […]

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Do you have a bed bug problem?

Clients are often ashamed to admit that they are having a problem with bed bugs and unfortunately, bed bugs are becoming more of an issue in the UK. Since bed bugs live solely on blood, they are not a sign of dirtiness and even the cleanest of homes can have problems. Nowadays they can enter […]

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Happy New Year!

2018 was the first full year of the Pest Solution blog, so we thought we would look back over the past year. A mentioned back in September, it was a bumper year for wasps that definitely kept us busy in the summer months – but it wasn’t just the wasps that had a good year […]

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T’was the night before Christmas…

…when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. That’s what everyone would hope for – no one wants to see a mouse on Christmas Eve! Unfortunately, pests don’t stop for Christmas. So here at Pest Solution, we don’t stop either – there will be an on-call technician every day […]

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Team outing to Parasitec 2018

Earlier in November, the Pest Solution team took the Eurostar and headed over to Paris to attend Parasitec. Parasitec is an exhibition focusing on international pest control and public health. The first evening was our very early Christmas meal and this took place in a very traditional French restaurant. The menu proved a little challenging […]

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What are the options for DIY rodent problems?

Back in February, we posted a blog about the changes to amateur use rodenticides, and we frequently receive questions regarding this. Click here to refresh your memory on this topic. In addition to the changes to amateur use rodenticides, there have also been changes to buying and using professional use rodenticides. From 1st October 2016, […]

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