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Pest control articles by Prime Pest Control London, industry news and studies, interesting facts about pests, professional advice on pest detection, control and prevention

Prime Pest Control are a company with years of experience, serving the industry and residents in London and all the surrounding counties, protecting them from pest problems. Our dedicated pest specialists are very well trained and have been successfully eradicating all kinds of pest insect, rodent and bird infestations, making sure that all treatments and methods implemented in our pest control strategies comply with the related legislation and business standards.

We are constantly keeping up-to-date, doing research within the industry and trying to implement all of the best practices and cost-efficient methods in our pest management schemes. On our blog page we will be sharing with you useful information about the pest control industry and interesting facts about pests insects, rodents and birds.

April 2018

April 29, 2018

A rare sighting of the so called ‘velvet ant’ or ‘cow killer’ wasp in the UK

One of the insects with the most painful stings in the world, the so called ‘velvet ant’ or ‘cow killer wasp’, has been reported for the first time in Liverpool, UK. The sighting is actually really unusual as the insect is native to the United States. While toxicity of the venom has no properties to harm us and the definition ‘cow killer’ is quite overstated, we still believe ...

February 2018

February 26, 2018
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Do you wonder what could be causing the bites? Carpet beetle rash VS. Bed bug bites

After the bed bug evolution and their comeback, professional pest control companies in London treat bed bug infestations on a daily basis. We have noticed that the majority of properties in London affected by one pest are infested by another pest as well, mostly by textile pests and mice. There is one pest insect though, which is causing a lot of nuisance, without people noticing its ...

December 2017

December 4, 2017
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Non-toxic Treatments on the Rise

As different areas of our lives are becoming chemical-free, paraben-free, pollution-free, hustle-free, etc… the pest control industry is not falling behind at all… We have recently noticed a significant rise in the number of non-toxic methods used in different sectors of the pest control industry worldwide.

 

Heat treatments have increased in numbers and more and more customers prefer to ...

December 2016

December 12, 2016
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Are Your Home and Business Venue Rodent-Proof This Christmas?

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching and the weather becoming colder every single day, some of us may have already encountered the typical for this time of the year pest problem in our homes or business venues – mice and rats. Mice have the ability to enter a property through a hole as tiny as 2cm and settle into attics, closets, kitchens, under floor boards, and in various other areas ...

December 7, 2016
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Cockroaches’ behavioural traits

Cockroaches are a stubborn pest to tackle, due to their abilities to adapt to very inhospitable conditions. This is a fact that has been well-known to the public for a while now. What is new, however, is that recently a study was published, which explained that cockroaches have personalities and can even demonstrate various characteristic traits, e.g. shyness or leadership (Reuters, ...

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