10 things you didn’t know about rats

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Dealing with rat infestations is one of the pest control jobs that we frequently get called out for. We have many years experience in handling rat problems and over this time we have built a grudging respect for the creature! Here are 10 things you didn’t know about rats:

Health Problems Caused by Pests

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Having a pest infestation problem can present a risk to your health. There is a whole range of nasty illnesses and diseases that could come about if a pest infestation isn’t dealt with appropriately. Let’s take a quick look at some of the main ones: Salmonella, Dysentery & Gastroenteritis – These illnesses can be caused… Read more »

Pest Control For Hotels and Restaurants

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Effective pest control for pubs, restaurants and hotels is absolutely critical. For anybody involved in the hospitality/leisure sector, reputation is everything and there is a heavy reliance on recommendation to build success. Any negative news about problems with the kitchen being infested by pests is obviously going to be disastrous for the business so it… Read more »

Why Are There So Many Rats In London?

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Rats are a problem in all the major cities of the world and London is no exception. Since Victorian times London has been trying to control the massive increase in rat populations. The London sewer system was built in the Victorian period and this is where the problem really started. Of course, even before then… Read more »

The Recent Pest Problems At Birmingham Bull Ring

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The recent mice infestation at Burger King in the Birmingham Bull Ring is a great example of how mice, if given the opportunity, will take full advantage of food scraps and gather in large numbers. Environmental health officers from Birmingham City Council discovered the infestation and the restaurant was forced to temporarily close whilst they… Read more »