Pest Control Blog

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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Suffolk Trading Standards Approved

Pest Solution would like all clients to be confident that they will receive the best technical advice and service available. This can only happen if we provide a professional and high-quality service offering value for money. As part of this, we are proud to be Suffolk Trading Standards Approved. But what does this mean? Trading […]

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Review of the Summer 2018

Last year, we posted a blog about the large reduction in wasp numbers in 2017 – Where are all the wasps? It was uncertain what would be in store for the wasp population in 2018 and whether they would recover to their normal numbers or not. The wasp and European hornet numbers have definitely recovered […]

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Emergence of Bees and Wasps

With the recent warm weather bees and wasps have started to appear, and so have the phone calls from customers saying that they have an issue with bees or wasps and have a nest in their house/garden. At this time of year, the queen wasps are just starting to emerge from hibernation and are searching […]

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