It’s starting to get cold. Really cold. And that means my exposure to the outdoors is limited to the scurry between my front door and my car. We all turn to the indoors when it gets cold and we’re not the only ones: rats and mice do the same thing. In fact, since the end of summer we’ve seen an 18% rise nationally in the number of commercial call outs we’ve had for rodents.
Not only can a rat infestation cause enormous damage to your premises, but rats also spread diseases, contaminating food stuffs wherever they go. We share with you tips on what to look out for and how to get rid of rats before they become a problem. Recently a story online reported that rats weighing up [...]
The rapid growth in the use of smartphones and social media has changed the way in which many of us act in social situations. Nowadays, waking up and reading your Twitter and Facebook feed is not that dissimilar to the reading the morning newspaper.
It’s January in the age of climate change and pests or pest control are not likely topics that people are discussing. But they should be. Partly because of what winter used to represent, and partly because winter, and it’s curious bedfellow - unseasonably warm winters - are simply throwing us curveballs week after week. Sometimes several times a week. Recent snowfall has disappeared barely leaving [...]
Rats are commonly known as the subject of numerous scientific experiments that promote the advancement of medical science. After all, before human studies for new drugs can begin and later be approved, rodents enable us to study the effects, the shortcomings and or the dangers of new drugs. Luckily for homo sapiens, having fun Friday [...]