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Pest control In Bristol

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Pests in bristol include insects, birds and rodents. The most common pests have been listed below. We chose the top five in each category to give some context to our urban pest control experiences in Bristol.

Where possible we do all we can to ensure the services we provide are delivered ethically and with great care for our environment.

Bristol’s Top 5 Insect Pests

without doubt, the city has over a hundred different species of insect we could describe as pests in residential and commercial buildings. The most common of these in our own experience has been.

  1. Wasps
  2. Hornets
  3. Moths
  4. Flies
  5. Fleas

Bristol’s Top 5 Rodent Pests

Rodents have been responsible for the arrival of Bubonic plague in Bristol and other diseases of medical importance like Salmonella. Rats cause tremendous damage to buildings, squirrels destroy attics and gnaw through plastic pipes. Mice are the most dangerous vectors of disease today, though. Mice are incontinent of both urine and faeces, leaving contamination everywhere they go. Always, always keep hygiene in mind with rodents around.

  1. Rats
  2. Field Mice
  3. House Mice
  4. Grey Squirrels
  5. Voles

Bristol’s Top 5 Avian (bird) Pests

  1. Gulls
  2. Pigeons
  3. Sparrows
  4. Starlings
  5. Crows

We hope you never need to suffer the consequences of infestation; however, always know we are here if you need us. Nothing delights us more than knowing we have helped rid you of pests for good.

Other pests you might not always think about but would make you queasy if you thought you had them feeding on you include the parasites!

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Hedgehogs

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Helping Hedgehogs in Bristol Hedgehogs At Risk? Bristol’s Hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeusare) are under threat, so receive legal protection from trapping or intentional harm. Nationwide, populations of Hedgehogs have declined by a third since 2000! Pest control in Bristol from professionals and amateurs should be carefully planned to avoid unintentionally harming non-target wildlife. Always consider how […]

Cat Flea Life-Cycle

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Revealed: The Cat Fleas Life-Cycle The life-cycle of a cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) begins when adults (both male and female bite) find a warm-blooded host. A host is a living animal on which a parasite like a cat flea feeds. Fleas are described as ectoparasites, meaning they feed on the hosts’ blood externally. Fleas feed […]

Dog Fleas

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What Are Dog Fleas? Dog fleas (Ctenocephalides canis) are the UK’s second most common flea. Cat fleas hold the number one spot. A dog flea’s astonishing ability to jump one hundred times its height helps it leap easily onto a passing host (you or your pet dog). If you are struggling to control a dog […]

RAT CONTROL, FREE?

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Exclusion is always the primary end goal of rat control because exclusion avoids the destructive, wasteful and inhumane system of BAIT-STINK-FLIES-REPEAT. The pest control industry trains people to find the rats, kill them as quickly as possible and monitor for further activity and eliminate as required. Unfortunately, treatments miss the point. Exclusion is the game! […]

Cat Fleas on Humans

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Cat Fleas On Humans & Pets Cat Flea Treatments – 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 where […]

Avoid Stings From Insects

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With Bristol Pest Control How To Avoid Wasp and Bee Stings Clothing That Repels Insects Wear light, understated or dark clothing, and avoid bright orange, red or yellow. Stinging insects love bright colours, but flies love dark and white! So, in theory, you are less likely to get stung, but more likely to get bitten […]

Bristol Wasp Control

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Bristol Wasp Control – 0117 369 2709 Are Wasps Dangerous? Bristol Wasp Control is a necessity in many cases because wasps can be such a dangerous nuisance pest. Getting wasps controlled in your home or garden makes sense early in the year before the nests are large enough to put you or your loved ones […]

How Rats Enter Kitchens

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Why Are Rats In Your Kitchen? Rats are in your kitchen for a reason – food! But sometimes they come in just to take a look. Rats love to take food items and hide them away in a place of safety for another day. This behaviour makes these furry little thieves a big problem. We […]

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 with respect to disease. For this reason, we shall quickly separate pests into three groups: Pests of medical importance (vectors of disease & injurious to […]

Salmonella & Pests

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Salmonella and Pest Control What Is Salmonella? Salmonella is a species of bacteria of which there are over 3000 known strains. It gets its name from the American vet, Daniel Elmer Salmon (1850-1914). Is Salmonella Dangerous? Not all strains or varieties of the bacteria are considered dangerous to humans. Unfortunately, some are so significant that […]