The following are some of the more common types of pests that you are likely to come across. Contact us now for free advice and a no obligation quotation.
Wasps can be a nuisance and are noticed in abundance during July-September. The nest (byke) should never be treated by the public as there is a strong probability of an attack by protective workers (infertile females). A wasp sting is painful.
Rats are well documented for spreading diseases, much of this is possible because of their ability to hold many infectious bacteria’s in their blood.
Having mice in your home is more than an inconvenience – these rodents can be a serious health risk due to the diseases they can spread, particularly in kitchens or areas where children play.
Although ants are an irritant when they come into the home the most common species, the Garden Ant, is not thought to carry disease.
Cockroaches are a high risk pest to have in the home. They carry a range of serious illnesses including salmonella, dysentery, gastro-enteritis and typhoid.
Pigeons or other birds in the attic are a problem because of the mess and health risks of their droppings as well as the noise of cooing and flapping wings.
Bed Bugs are small, crawling parasitic insects. All species feed on warm blooded animals.Cimex lectularius is the bedbug that feeds on blood from humans, which can result in painful bites.
Fleas are a common problem in homes especially for those with cats or dogs. They are also frequently found when moving into a home that previously had pets.
Once moths infest your house or business place, they can severely damage the natural fibers and fabrics in a wide variety of materials including rugs and carpets, yours clothes including furs and even leather.
Grey squirrels are known as vermin, they were deliberately introduced from the U.S.A. during the late 19th century and have vastly grown in number.
The most common beetle pests within Scottish properties are Hide beetle and Carpet beetle, both are from the species dermestas.