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How to Prevent and Get Rid of Bird Mites

Here at Pest Defence Ltd, we are often asked to identify lesser-known insect species which have been found in the home. One of these is the bird mite – also known as pigeon mites, red mites and bird lice – which can be mistaken for bed bugs. They do pose a risk to humans and are certainly an unwelcome presence in the home, so read on for our advice on what to do if you think you may have a bird mite infestation.   What are bird mites? ‘Bird mites’ is the collective name for several types of mites for which…

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Pest Problems Facing Industrial Factories and Warehouses

Unlike smaller commercial spaces, pest control for factories and warehouses is much harder. It’s a challenge to control pest problems that break out within them. This is largely due to their sheer size; however, such buildings also tend to have many gaps, crevices and holes which are ideal for pests to nest and multiply. Before you know it – you’ll have an infestation. What’s more, if your warehouse happens to be one which stores food, the problem becomes even more severe, since you will have to seal off the affected areas and halt operations. It goes without saying that such manufacturing and…

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What Diseases are Carried by Pigeons and Other Birds?

You wouldn’t be blamed for thinking that common birds such as pigeons and gulls are considered pests purely because of their overpopulation, especially in built-up areas. In reality, however, pigeons have been known to carry and transmit some dangerous diseases, too. When pigeon population density reaches a certain level, droppings and feathers are left at roosting sites. These piles can contain a number of known diseases, and can lead to serious problems if bird pest control measures aren’t put in place. In light of this, in this article, the team at Pest Defence will be focussing on these bird and pigeon…

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