Category Archives: Insects

Insect Pests In Homes

Insect Pest Control Help In Bristol

Insect pests include those that cause medical or economic loss or are considered a nuisance. Insect pests include wasps, fleas, carpet moths, bed bugs, flies and European hornets, etc.

Apple Flea Weevils

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Apple Flea Weevils What Are Apple Flea Weevils? Apple Flea Weevils (Rhynchaenus pallicornis) are small, dull, snout beetles and have nothing to do with fleas. Apple flea weevils are pests of economic importance. Orchards with the worst affected trees were found in unmanaged orchards or orchards managed using organic practices. The adult weevils are highly […]

Bristol Pest Control Services

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Bristol Pest Control Services Commercial Pest Control Vs Domestic Pest Control Residential or domestic pest control is what we specialise in here at PestBristol, but what’s the difference between pest control companies? We have written this article to help you spot the differences and to help you choose the Bristol pest control service for you. […]

Gooseberry Sawflies

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Common Gooseberry Sawfly What Are Gooseberry Sawflies? The gooseberry sawfly (Nematus ribesii) or Imported Currant Sawfly is the last insect herbivore pest you would want to find laying eggs on your lovely gooseberry bushes. The gooseberry sawfly is widespread across the United Kingdom and other temperate areas, where it is unsurprisingly common around its favourite food […]

10 Foods Wasps Eat

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What Do Wasps Eat? What’s A Wasps Favourite Meal? Wasps eat many different foods, but here are the top ten foods wasps eat. Pollen Nectar Insects Carrion Fruit Honey Tree Sap Fermented Fruit Liquids Caterpillars Spiders The typical black and yellow wasps we most often encounter and recognise as a stinging pest belong to a […]

Cat Fleas on Humans

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Cat Fleas On Humans & Pets Book Your Flea Treatment – 0117 369 2709 What Are Cat Fleas? A Cats Fleas are distinctive from other insects in many key ways. In terms of size, they are about 1.5 – 2mm long with backwards-facing hairs that allow them to move swiftly through the victims (hosts) hair, […]

Insect Stings First Aid

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What To Do If You Are Stung! Your aim with a casualty who has been stung is to reduce as far as possible any swelling or discomfort. If the casualty shows any of the following signs or symptoms, you need to call “999” immediately for help and advice! Have a known allergy to stings. Lose […]

Avoid Stings From Insects

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Tips To Avoid Getting Stung Clothing That Repels Insects Scents & Smells You Should Avoid The Importance Of Personal Hygiene Cover-Up Exposed Skin Discourage Certain Insects Reduce Insects Proactively Remaining Calm Escaping From Wasps & Bees Stings & Road Accidents Sting Cures & Remedies How To Avoid Wasp and Bee Stings Clothing That Repels Insects […]

Pests & Disease Risk

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Pests & Disease In Your Home What Pests, Carry & Spread Disease? Pests associated with the transmission of diseases to humans include rodents, insects, and birds. Some pests are more critical than others concerning disease. For this reason, we shall quickly separate pests into three groups: Pests of medical importance (vectors of disease & injurious to health) Pests […]