Just like humans do, rodents and pests seek warmth and shelter as the chilly winter days take hold. Common winter pests include rats, mice, spiders, cockroaches, fleas and bed bugs. As well as causing unease, damage and inconvenience, these pests can pose a danger by spreading disease and contaminating food. [...]
We are advising homeowners to be on the lookout for fleas in their homes, with cases of residential flea inquiries rising by 121% between July and September this year, compared with the same period in 2015. Fleas thrive in warm humid environments and Ireland's mild and wet Autumn weather, has [...]
Ever feel peckish around mid-afternoon? It's too late for a respectable lunch, and too early for a hearty dinner. So you might decide to pop into the kitchen and fix yourself a quick snack. Your taste buds start to kick into gear as you throw together a simple (but oh-so [...]
What is it about Halloween that makes us think of spiders? Ever notice that they seem to be everywhere once October's darks days descend on us? From the supermarket to schoolyard to the dinner party, you'll see spider treats and spider decorations and spider costumes. You can't escape from them!
Do you hate cockroaches? Well, you're not alone! These creepy-crawlies make most people shudder. Maybe it's because people associate them with filthy environments. Also, cockroaches can spread many diseases, so you're not going to want to cuddle up beside them any time soon.
So you have good reasons for avoiding these [...]