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When are wasps most active?

Like many insects, wasps are seasonal creatures with their queen emerging from hibernation in spring.  The first thing they’ll do is find somewhere to nest. Wasps mainly nest in: Lofts Fascias and guttering Air bricks Sheds Garages  Outbuildings  Although it’s more uncommon, you may also find wasps nesting in: Tree stumps and bark Bushes Holes [...]

How do I get rid of a rat infestation in my house?

Rats are a growing problem in the UK with there now estimated to be twice as many of these rodents as there are humans. Combined with the recent heavy rainfall and a drop in temperature, you’re more likely than ever to suffer an infestation in your home.  Whether you see a rodent for yourself or [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Most common household pests in the UK by region

Home interior specialists, Hillarys conducted some research earlier this year to identify the most common household pests in the UK by region. Below we list which unwelcome guests you’re most likely to see depending where you live.    Northern Ireland Rats were found to be the most common pest problem in Northern Ireland. As autumn [...]

By |November 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Does one mouse mean an infestation?

Once you’ve got over the initial panic of seeing a mouse scurrying around your home or office, you’re probably going to start wondering how many more of them are lurking around.  Does just one mouse mean you have an infestation and how do you know if there are more hiding somewhere? Below we answer these [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Commercial pest control in Uxbridge

Often ranked one of the best cities in the world, it’s no wonder millions of us flock to London every year. Unfortunately, with so many people walking the streets every day, it’s heaven for pests who get an easy life living off our litter and food debris.  With capital cities like London prone to suffering [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments