Spider Bites UK

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Spider Bites UK Dangerous Spiders In The UK Spider bites in the UK are common, but a small number of native spiders – the tube web spider & false widow spider – inflict a nasty bite. Spider bites occur when the spiders’ fangs (attached to the chelicerae) penetrate the skin. Bites leave behind bilateral puncture marks and the victim may show […]

Do Mice Harm You?

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Do Mice Harm You? Dangers Of How Mice Harm Humans In The UK How Harmful Are Mice To Humans? Mice might be the tiny little creatures of fairytales and cartoons, but they are also a public health menace that threatens the safety and welfare of humans worldwide and not just in the UK or Bristol. […]

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 […]

How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Home Fast

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How to get rid of rats in your home fast: A complete guide How To Get Rid of Rats Ethically and avoid dead rats! To get rid of rats in your home you need to understand rats and why they are there. Rats enter homes for very simple reasons that include, food, shelter, and somewhere […]

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 […]

What Do Rodent Droppings Look Like?

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What Do Rodent Droppings Look Like? Rat Droppings Vs Mouse Droppings Rodent droppings quickly reveal the presence of rats and mice in your house. Mouse droppings look like black grains of rice. Brown Rat droppings are 1/2 – 1 inch and appear light brown when fresh but quickly darken as they dry. Rat Droppings A […]

Spider Bites UK

noble false widow uk

Spider Bites UK Dangerous Spiders In The UK Spider bites in the UK are common, but a small number of native spiders – the tube web spider & false widow spider – inflict a nasty bite. Spider bites occur when the spiders’ fangs (attached to the chelicerae) penetrate the skin. Bites leave behind bilateral puncture marks and the victim may show […]

What Is Ethical Pest Control?

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Ethical Pest Control Is Pest Control Ethical? Ethical pest control balances the need to control pests with the needs of the wider ecosystem. Over many millennia, humans controlled the pests in properties, landscapes and gardens with natural products and techniques. In today’s world, pest control practices have become very different, with a reliance on pesticides. […]

Installing Non-Return Valves

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Non-Retrurn Valves & Pest Control How Non-Return Valves Prevent Rats Installing non-return valves or NRV’s allows residents to prevent rats from entering their house via the drains or main sewer. NRV’s are made from plastic, metal or a mixture of both. Stainless steel has proved to be the best material (we don’t like plastic). We’ve […]