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Common pest issues facing retailers

Pests can be found absolutely anywhere which is why it’s important to recognise and deal with the situation quickly and responsibly – especially in the retail sector. This month with Pest Defence we will take a look at the common pest issues facing retail, so you can save your produce and your business before it’s too late. Retail: food-related and non-food related pests Whether you sell food or not, it’s likely that some of you will experience the annoyance of pests. They like to be around places where food is readily available (stored or fresh – they’re not fussy) and places…

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Who Can Remove Pests from My Property in Brentwood?

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 asking yourself who can be trusted to remove the pests from your property. Not to worry; Pest Defence are here with all the advice and information you need to deal with your pest problem. Whose responsibility? Accounting for responsibility is the first step to tackle a…

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Who is Responsible for Pest Control in Colchester?

Here at Pest Defence, we’ve already helped countless families and businesses across Colchester tackle all sorts of pest problems to help maintain a hygienic and safe community for us all to live in, however as pests are always breeding, they are still a problem for many across the area. If you’re currently experiencing a pest infestation at home, work, or in public areas, you may be wondering whose responsibility it is to exterminate the problem. To help you, our team have put together a guide on everything you need to know about pest control in Colchester and the surrounding areas.  …

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How to get rid of fruit flies in your kitchen

  Fruit flies are a nuisance to have in your home as they have a very short lifespan, progressing from egg to adulthood in approximately 8-10 days and reproducing at an incredibly fast rate. They thrive in moist or damp places, making areas of your kitchen the perfect breeding grounds. To fully remove their presence from your home, these pests require patience, persistence and a few tips and tricks from the experts. Identifying fruit flies Fruit flies are tiny, measuring in at about 3mm long. Their body is black on top and gray underneath but can appear to be brown or…

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What Attracts Ants and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

While ants are fascinating creatures that play an important ecological role through soil aeration and organic recycling, they are not something you want trudging through your home. The typical garden or black ant in the UK live in colonies dominated by the queen ant dedicated to egg production, which can live for up to thirty years. As the weather starts to warm up in spring, the worker ants that make up the vast majority of the colony begin to forage for food. Initially just a few scouts will leave the nest on this errand, yet this is the starting point of…

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