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How to stay pest-free this summer

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This month with Pest Defence we have put together a guide on how to stay pest-free in the summer months. During this period of the year it’s not uncommon to be surprised by certain pests but you need not worry, there are things you can do to prevent the annoyance of a surprise visit. Most … Continue reading

I hear noises in my loft – what pests are up there?

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Pest Defence are here to provide you with a guide to the noises that may be coming from your loft, so you can decipher the pest that’s likely to be taking refuge up there. Hearing noises in the loft can be very unsettling, and to be faced with a pest can be enough to make … Continue reading

How to prevent flies in your commercial kitchen

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Keep your commercial kitchen free of flies with a few simple steps, to ensure your business is clean and hygienic. Flies cause all sorts of problems such as poisoning food, contaminating work surfaces, transmitting disease and not to mention they’re a nuisance to staff and customers. Although it’s impossible to prevent flies from entering your … Continue reading

What diseases are carried by rodent pests?

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Pest Defence want to inform you about the diseases carried by rodent pests. This article will explore all types of bacteria and viruses carried by rats and mice: the common, familiar and treacherous. The diseases connected to rodents and the effects of vermin living in our homes will also be discussed. Rodent dangers Rodents are … Continue reading

How Squirrels can Become Pests and the Risks They Bring

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Squirrels are a common sight in England, and can often be spotted in parks or our gardens scurrying around trees. The grey squirrel was originally introduced into England’s ecosystem in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century after they were brought over from America. In the century since the grey squirrel’s arrival in Britain, they … Continue reading

The Importance of Ethical Bee Control

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Bees are an important and essential part of our ecosystem that help the growth of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Without bees pollinating our plants, the environment would soon begin to struggle. So while bees may indeed be a nuisance when they are living in your home or commercial premises, they are by no means … Continue reading

Who Can Provide Pest Control in the Chelmsford Area?

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With a district population of 168,310 – 120,000 of which live in the urban area of the city – Chelmsford has a densely populated area, which means that any pest problems can be exacerbated and spread from property to property rather quickly. Pests can be hugely detrimental to your home life or business, with many … Continue reading

Moth Fact Sheet: The UK’s Most Common Moth Pests

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There are a large number of harmless field moth and it is not unusual to see the odd moth in your home during summer months which enter via open doors and windows at night. However, if moth become a regular sight in your property, you might have an infestation developing in your home and you … Continue reading

A Guide to Pest Control for Southend Businesses and Homeowners

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In the last few months, the team here at Pest Defence have dedicated our blog posts to providing information about the best method of dealing with pest problems in local areas, and this month we’re turning the spotlight on Southend-on-Sea. If you’re looking for pest control in Southend, read on to find out about the … Continue reading

Who Can Remove Pests from My Property in Brentwood?

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Across the UK, many homeowners and renters can rely on the services of their local council to help with certain pest control issues at a small charge. Unfortunately for the residents of Brentwood, Brentwood Borough Council no longer offers this service. If you’re in need of pest control in this area you might be left … Continue reading