Pest Control Blog

A Wasps Nest Timeline

July is usually the time of year that we suddenly get an increase in calls regarding wasp nests, even though the nests may have been around since April. It is not until July/August that the nests become more evident as the number of individuals in the nest is much higher. April/May – The queen emerges […]

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How to get into pest control as a career

At Pest Solution, we do not just offer pest management services to clients, but we also offer a variety of training courses for those who wish to work in pest control. We frequently get enquiries from people who are interested in pest control but do not know where to start. Pest control is an extremely […]

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Pest Solution News Summer 2020

The summer of 2020 will always be a memorable one for everyone due to the disruption caused by Covid-19. Way back in April, nobody quite knew what impact the lockdown would have on businesses. We are pleased to say that all members of staff have been able to work full time since June and we […]

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FAQs about wasps (and hornets) and their nests

Wasps and hornets are a large part of our work, particularly in the summer months and we often get the same questions, so here are the answers to some of the frequently asked questions and wasps and their nests. How long does a wasp nest last? The length of time a wasp nests last very […]

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Where do insects go in the winter?

There is always a decrease in the number of insects over the winter months in the UK. However, it feels like magic that they disappear and we are no longer bothered them like we are in the summer. But where do they disappear to and what is the catch? Option one: Migration Insects that require […]

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Pest Solution is Proud to be PROMPT

All staff at Pest Solution are proud members of BASIS PROMPT, a register of professional pest controllers. BASIS PROMPT is the only independent Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for pest controllers that is recognised by the government. As part of our CPD, all members of staff regularly attend events such as trade shows, exhibitions and […]

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Pest Magazine Article

Graham and Elodie have recently appeared in an article in Pest magazine.

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Pest Solution News Summer 2019

Two members of the Pest Solution team, Anna and Elodie, have recently passed the RSPH Level 3 in Pest Management. They are joining only eleven other people in the country with this qualification, which is quite an achievement! Firstly, we would like to say a big well done as they have been working hard on […]

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What is Integrated Pest Management?

The term Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is becoming more frequently used instead of pest control, but are they different and what does IPM mean? Let’s start with the term management The primary focus of pest management is on limiting the size of the population rather than achieving complete eradication and control. Pest management recognises that […]

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More information about tree bumblebees

Over the past month Pest Solution have experienced a high volume of enquiries regarding bees, particularly tree bumblebees (Bombus hypnorum). Tree bumblebees were first spotted in the UK in 2001 in Wiltshire and have since spread very rapidly across the UK. In 2013 they had reached Scotland and in 2017 they were found for the […]

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