Category: Rats & Mice

Date of What are the options for DIY rodent problems? post09Nov2018

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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Date of What is Weil’s Disease/ Leptospirosis/ Leptospiral Jaundice? post15Oct2018

What is Weil’s Disease/ Leptospirosis/ Leptospiral Jaundice?

Weil’s Disease or Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that initially has similar symptoms to the common influenza. Many different animals can spread this disease, but most commonly it is rats that are associated with its transmission. Leptospirosis is known by many different names, but due to its association with rats, it is also known as […]

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Date of It’s all change for amateur use rodenticides post01Mar2018

It’s all change for amateur use rodenticides

The type of rodenticides that are used today have been around for over 40 years. There is a lot of concern about the overuse of these products and impact on the environment. Back in 2012 discussions started about these environmental risks, especially the impact on non-target species such as birds of prey. This led to […]

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Date of What is lurking in your loft? post08Jan2018

What is lurking in your loft?

Pest Solution often receives calls from customers that are hearing noises in their loft. Lofts can provide ideal environments for pests and casual invaders as they provide warmth and shelter from the elements. Here are some of the common animals that are found in lofts: Rats and Mice are common pests found inside properties and […]

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Date of What makes a good rat trap? post28Nov2017

What makes a good rat trap?

Rats and mice are some of the most common pests that Pest Solution receives calls about. There are quite a few reasons for them to be controlled including damage to property, disease as well as fear and noise. All work that Pest Solution carries out on behalf of its clients for rodents, follows the CRRU […]

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Date of What happened to the Black Rat? post17Oct2017

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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