It’s that time of year when we start getting lots of calls about ladybirds. Why, we’re asked, do I suddenly have so many ladybirds in my home? The answer is simply that the season is changing and they’re looking for somewhere to hibernate. While most of the native species of ladybirds will hibernate in the […]
Another client with rat problems This call came about because the client was hearing noises in their cavity walls. There were lots of rat droppings in the loft but no sign of entry from the outside of the property – this had all the indications that rats were getting in from a damaged sewer. A […]
Like our new rat boxes? After extended trials to check their performance and use in the field, we ordered a bulk set. The green colour helps them blend into garden landscapes. making them more discreet and easier to place in sensitive areas.
Another Monday morning and another drainage issue resolved. The branch to the top right of this junction lead off to a new build that had yet to be finished. In the meantime, rats had found that the far end of the pipe was open and were making full use of this, turning the garage into […]
Scaffolding was required to get to the solar panels for today’s job. Pigeons were nesting under the solar panels the homeowner had fitted on the roof and making an awful mess. A galvanised mesh applied to the framework of the array cures the problem.
We were surveying a sewer to look for a fault – we had a feeling the rats were coming out of the sewer and up under the clients’ home somehow. When we found this defect, we thought it might be the cause but a very helpful rat came along to prove this was indeed the […]
This is one of the biggest wasp nests we’ve ever seen. The call came in via the builders who were scheduled to remove the tiles and work on the roof but saw wasps going in under the tiles outside and decided to wait – and we bet they’re glad they did! We think this nest […]
Looking after the environment is key The rodenticide industry recognises the need to ensure that rodenticides are used correctly and in ways that minimise the exposure of wildlife and other non-target animals. CRRU was established to promote responsible use of rodenticides among all user groups, including professional pest controllers, farmers and gamekeepers. CRRU promotes responsible […]
Today, Pestend can announce that we were successfully selected as the sole contractor to provide pest control services for a flagship commercial office site. Totalling nearly 8,000 square meters, this site forms one of the prime sites in the Blackwater Valley area and hosts some very prestigious clients. As our founder, David, says: “Pestend are […]
PestEx comes to London ExCeL PestEx is the largest exhibition for the pest control industry that comes to the UK. Held every two years by the British Pest Control Association (BPCA), this year’s show will be on the 22/23rd March at London ExCeL. It promises to be one of the best yet with over 2000 […]