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Facts and information on pests and the best ways to keep them out of your home.

How to treat the most common bug bites

Pest Tips Average read time: 4 minutes
Most common bug bites

Being bitten or stung by some kind of insect is as much a part of summer as pool parties and barbecues – and you can be reassured that the vast majority of bug bites are not serious, and will quickly heal. However, some bites and stings can cause health problems for you or your family,…

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Bed Bugs in your hotel

Bed Bug Removal Average read time: 3 minutes
Bed Bug in Hotel

Bed bugs are parasitic insects that like to live in warm places – particularly bedding, as their name suggests – and feed on human blood. Their bites often go unnoticed at the time, but they can cause skin rashes, allergic reactions, and even psychological conditions. Bed bugs pose a particular threat to hotels because of…

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Protecting Yourself from Ticks While Camping

Pest Tips Average read time: 4 minutes
How to avoid ticks while camping!

Of all the pests you’re likely to encounter while camping, there are few more troublesome than the tick. Tick bites tend not to be painful but remain a health concern because certain ticks spread Lyme disease (among other blood-borne diseases). This disease affects around 300,000 people a year in the United States and can lead to…

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Cockroaches Fact Sheet

Cockroaches Fact Sheet Average read time: 6 minutes
Cockroach on wall

No, they won’t really survive a nuclear holocaust – but cockroaches are so notoriously difficult to get rid of, we can see how that old joke took hold. Read on for everything you need to know about preventing, recognising and treating a cockroach infestation before it gets out of control – with serious consequences for…

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DIY Pesticide: 9 Tips for Staying Safe

DIY Average read time: 3 minutes
Spraying pesticides

Pesticides must be used with care and attention in order to be safe, powerful and cost-effective. For this reason, it’s often best to call in a pest control professional with expertise and years of experience in the best way to use these chemicals. But it’s almost inevitable that you will sometimes need to use pesticides…

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