Installing Non-Return Valves

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Non-return valves, allow residents to prevent rats from entering their properties via the sewer. Non-return valves or NRVs 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 used many different types of non-return valve over the years, and we have […]

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 […]

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 is showing any of the following signs or symptoms, you need to call “999” immediately for help and advice! Have a known allergy to stings. […]