Expert Tips for Identifying and Tackling Ant Infestations at Home

Black garden ant

As warmer weather approaches, pest control experts offer advice on how to deal with ant infestations. The first step, according to Rentokil, is correctly identifying the ant species invading your home, as treatment options can vary significantly. The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) provides guidelines for this… Read more

Rising Rodenticide Resistance in UK: CRRU Calls for Action


The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) UK has reported a concerning rise in the prevalence of anticoagulant rodenticide resistance among rats and house mice. Genetic resistance has been identified in roughly 78% of rats and 95% of house mice, with a small number… Read more

Summer is a Lovely Time Especially For Wasps and Flying Ants

Wasps Flying

It’s getting warmer isn’t it?  OK, some days are better than others, but we’re getting there!  And throughout Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Burton upon Trent and the West Midlands we can really start to enjoy our gardens over the weekends and, dare we say it, plan the first barbecue of the year even? But as the frizbies… Read more »

Bedbugs The Pest In The Press

Bed Bug

Over the last couple of weeks bedbugs have been enjoying more than their 15 minutes of fame and have featured quite a lot in the press and media. The first item is perhaps not the sort of news they want to hear though. The founder of Insect Research Systems, Taff Morgan, and his team at… Read more »

Bee Careful With Bee Removal and Hornet and Wasp Nests For That Matter

Wasp Nest

If you do have bumblebee and honeybee colonies on your property, we’d recommend that if their location isn’t causing too much of an issue, then consider leaving them alone.   With UK bee numbers down by an estimated 30%, it’s a worrying statistic when one considers how vital these black and yellow flying insects are… Read more »