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What diseases are carried by rodent pests?

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 typically called the ‘vehicle’ for disease, and quite rightly so. They carry lethal viruses and parasites that spread through bodily fluids and excretion, such as urine, faeces, blood, saliva and body hair. These sneaky rodents can be found everywhere, even in your home, on boats, planes…

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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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Are DIY Rodent Control Methods Effective?

Rodents are one of the most commonly sighted pests in the UK, and the colder months often see a rise in rodent infestations as the outdoor animals seek a warm place with regular food access to see out the rest of winter. With sightings of the pests on the rise, the team here at Pest Defence are looking at the popular home remedies and DIY solutions to rodent infestations, while asking the question on everyone’s minds: are these DIY rodent control methods effective? Prevention Prevention is always better than cure in the case of infestations, so ensure to do your utmost…

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Are Rodent Bait Stations Safe?

Rats, mice and other small rodents can present a serious health hazard to any home or business premises, especially businesses where hygiene is essential, such as catering or medicine. Rodent bait stations are a popular and effective option to eradicate, or at least drastically reduce, a rat or small rodent infestation. However, despite their effectiveness, many people have concerns about the safety of bait stations, as they contain poisoned bait that might harm pets and even people. In order to make an informed choice about the safest and most suitable pest elimination method, we’ve put together an overview of bait stations,…

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How to Identify Common Signs of Rats and Mice in Your Home

They can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare and an incredibly unpleasant presence in your house, as well as being difficult to spot and eliminate when they are found. Rats and mice can scurry throughout your home, staying in the shadows, often being heard long before they are seen. There are some things to look out for in order to ensure you catch and eliminate these pests before they cause damage to your home. Droppings   Probably the most obvious sign that you have an unwanted lodger or lodgers in your home. They can be quite difficult to spot due to their…

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