Do compost bins attract vermin?

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Sustainability and waste reduction are more important than ever and having a compost bin is an ideal way to cut the waste you send to landfill – but what should you do if you are worried about vermin? Rotting food attracts pests – that point is undeniable – and many homeowners worry that adding a… Read more »

Why are wasps such a pest in the autumn?

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The sunshine and alfresco dining of the summer months make us all too aware of the presence of wasps and bees – and the threat of getting stung. But it is the arrival of autumn that reminds us of when wasps really are at their most annoying. No doubt you will have encountered some of… Read more »

It’s spider time! What to do about autumn’s unwanted household pests

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The beginning of autumn is a fantastic time to enjoying snuggling up inside – unfortunately, spiders have the same idea, which makes this time of year peak spider-spotting territory. A recent survey, which asked people across the country to record the time and date they saw spiders in their house has pinpointed evenings in September… Read more »

Does hot weather really attract more rats?

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While the UK sizzled in this summer’s heatwave there was some speculation that the country would be plagued by rats as a result. So is that the case? Does hot weather spell rat infestations? Not surprisingly a short spell of hot weather is not suddenly going to lead to a sudden, dramatic surge in the… Read more »

Why are horse fly bites dangerous?

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Of all the insects that can cause us to be on high alert for fear of getting bitten the horse fly continually creeps up the scale. And it’s not without good reason, as many people unfortunate enough to have suffered a horse fly bite can tell you. What is a horse fly? Horse flies are… Read more »

Do you need help to defeat an army of ants?

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Thanks to the cooler British climate, ants are not too much of a problem in this country – however when these small black critters make their way indoors they do so in numbers. During those brief months of summer when the sun breaks through and warms our streets and homes, ants can still be a… Read more »