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Where Do Pests Come From?

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Pests are an alarming thing to find in both the home and office because it means that they have somehow managed to make their way inside through small cracks and crevices within the property – which means it’s a job for a professional to find it, seal it and remove the pests. If there aren’t … Continue reading

What To Do When You Have Pests in a Rented Home

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Pest Defence are here to share with you our comprehensive guide on what to do if you find pests in your rented home. Who is responsible for pest control when renting? This depends on whether your pest problem was caused by existing issues such as holes in the walls, if your tenancy agreement states that … Continue reading

Identify a Pest By Its Droppings

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Sometimes we don’t know we have pests until we find their droppings inside our homes and not only can this be gross to find but also concerning, especially when you’re unsure what it is you’re dealing with. Cut the curiosity and identify the pest in your home by their poop with our handy infographic. And … Continue reading

How To Prevent Cockroaches & Get Rid of Them

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The warmth and the availability of food in your home or business can attract cockroaches, and once they enter your home, they can quickly reproduce to cause an infestation that can be significantly detrimental to the health of your family. To help you deal with the potential threat of an infestation, we’ve put together this … Continue reading

How To Prevent and Get Rid Of Moles in Your Garden

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Like all pests, moles are just as disruptive as the rest of them, but this month,we’re here to provide you with all of the information you’ll need in order to prevent and get rid of moles for good. What are moles? Moles are carnivorous creatures that live in the ground, feasting on worms, grubs and … Continue reading

How to get rid of pigeons from your roof and keep them away

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In the UK, pigeons seem to be everywhere you go and if you find them on your roof – at home or work – chances are, you’ve heard them too. Not only are pigeons notoriously noisy but they can create a whole lot of mess and expensive damage to your roof tiles. What’s more, their … Continue reading

How to prevent and get rid of silverfish

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Silverfish are seldom more than nuisances although they may, on occasion, reach unacceptable numbers. They are capable of damage by chewing papers and manuscripts (where they often feed on protein-rich gums and binding pastes) and fine textiles and leather. They may also invade packets of dried foods that have been stored in damp cupboards. How … Continue reading

How to get rid of carpet beetles

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Finding holes in your carpet, clothes and general upholstery in and around your home is the number one sign of carpet beetles. Although the name suggests they live within your carpet, they will also feast upon all sorts of fabric, clothing, furs, stuffed specimens – the damage is done by the larvae as opposed to the … Continue reading

Pest Calendar: Which Pests Appear in Which Season? – Infographic

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View the full sized infographic here With new seasons come an influx of different pest problems. Because the majority of pests find their way into predictable places and have usual habits, you can be one step ahead of the problem. Pest Defence are here to share with you the things you can do to prevent … Continue reading

Andrew Lock wins award for mole catching

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On the 3rd of April 2018 we were pleased to present Andrew Lock with our esteemed award for ‘Best Mole Catcher in Essex’ at Pest Defence. Throughout Andrew’s career at Pest Defence he’s caught many moles – too many to count! We presented him with the award not only to celebrate this but also in … Continue reading