Category: How to Guides

Whether you want to rid your home of rats or fend off fleas, we have a number of guides providing you with top tips.  These useful resources answer the most sought-after questions that are often asked by clients and provide practical content in which to tackle your pest problem.

how to make a bed bug trap
Bed Bugs

How to make your own bed bug trap

It’s not uncommon these days to discover that whilst you have been patiently counting sheep, some mysterious creatures are lying in the shadows, waiting for you to drop off to sleep. Bed bugs are the bane of many a household and getting rid of them can be expensive. But just how easy is it make

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shooting rats in your garden with an air gun or rifle
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Shooting rats with an air gun

I appreciate that this blog post is going to divide opinions, with many people arguing that rat shooting is an inhumane way of getting rid of rodents. I, however, firmly believe that if carried out in the correct way, shooting rats is actually far more humane than other forms of pest control, such as poison,

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7 top tips on avoiding bed bugs when travelling
Bed Bugs

How to get rid of bed bugs when travelling

Bed bugs – your unwanted travelling companions Everyone wants to bring a souvenir home from their trip away – just make sure that it’s not one the blood sucking kind! Although bed bugs were virtually non-existent a few decades ago, thanks to a boom in international travel, these mini vampires are back with a vengeance.

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when to pay for professional pest control
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When to pay for professional pest control services

Reasons to use a professional pest exterminator Imagine discovering unwanted visitors within your home; invading your space and creating mess, allergies and serious damage to the structure of your property. This is not an uncommon occurrence where pests are concerned – and once they have made it through the doors, walls or cracks, getting them

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how to get rid of wasps this summer
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How to get rid of wasps – summer time pests

There is always a wasp buzzing around in summer. It’s the season for BBQ’s, picnics and drinks in the sun. It’s a time to spend outdoors having fun. But frantically buzzing through beer gardens, dive bombing innocent bystanders and sending small kids into a tizz, wasps wreak havoc wherever they go. Below we will share

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Bed Bugs

How to repel bed bugs

How do we repel bed bugs and evict them from our homes? As a pest control expert, I have spent years testing out every solution going from natural remedies to chemical repellents, and here I will share with you what works and what doesn’t. Don’t let the bed bugs bite In the early 20th century there

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how to get rid of bed bugs with a vacuum
Bed Bugs

How to get rid of bed bugs with a vacuum?

Heavily populated cities all across America are currently fighting a big problem – Bed Bugs! Just like humans, bed bugs enjoy being wrapped up warm and are at their most content when they are cozy and close to a food source. Happy to move from host to host via bedding, furniture and even luggage; these

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how to stop rats climbing your walls
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How to Stop Rats Climbing Walls

For anyone who has ever wondered whether or not rats can climb walls, I can give you a definite “yes” and a definite “no.” Believe it or not, it depends upon the kind of rat you’re dealing with. Types of Rats Roof rat or Norway rat If you have a Roof rat problem, you’ll find

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how to get rid of rats in your attic
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How to Get Rid of Rats in the Attic

So there you are, lying in your bed trying to sleep and you hear it again… the scurry of little feet running through your attic. You can only imagine what kind of critter could possibly be making all that noise! Quietly you put on your housecoat, grab a flashlight and head up to the attic.

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how to get rid of rats in your house fast
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How to get rid of rats fast

Rats are a universal problem. They can chew up your walls and home, carry disease, leave droppings and terrify residents. They are tricky creatures who find their way into homes by squatting in basements or under porches and build nests behind your walls or in attics. Once a rat is in your home, it is

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