Cluster flies are found throughout the UK, predominantly in rural and semi-rural areas. Their name refers to their habit of forming in large clusters when hibernating, in the upper rooms and roof spaces of buildings during the autumn and winter period. The presence of Cluster Flies is not a sign of poor hygiene. There is
Moles are not legally protected in the United Kingdom and are regarded as pests, causing damage to lawns and commercial and agricultural land. Mole tunnelling in freshly planted fields can compromise plant roots often causing plants to die, damaging harvest numbers. Mole hills cause damage to domestic lawn mowers and farm machinery, also causing contamination
If you spot an Asian Hornet, please use this useful app to report it. Always keep at a safe distance and never approach a hornet’s nest…………..keep well clear. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.ac.ceh.hornets&hl=en_GB or for more information contact https://www.essexwaspcontrol.co.uk/hornet-nest-removal.php
The Asian Hornet Vespa velutina, sometimes known as the ‘Asian hornet’ is an invasive non-native species from Asia. It has recently arrived in France where it is spreading rapidly. As a highly effective predator of insects, including honey bees and other beneficial species, it can cause significant losses to bee colonies, other native species and
The wasp life cycle. In spring time, new queens emerge from hibernation and make a new nests. During the summer time wasp nest grows and the colony within the increases in number. During the autumn the queen wasp produces males called drones and females, new queens which reproduce. At the end autumn, new queens leave
If you’re in the pest control business it’s always an encouraging sight seeing queen wasps on the move in April. Just spotted this queen at the front of my property today…….
Keeping rats away from your home or business can be a simple task of good house keeping removing or reducing harbourage. However, there is one tip we always recommend to prevent rats gaining access into your home or business. Always keep the ground floor toilet lid shut when not in use!
Essex & Herts Pest Control provide a traditional humane mole catching service restoring residential gardens and commercial premises throughout Essex. The professional bench for any mole catcher is all moles caught or no fee! Professional, Accredited Mole Catching Service Restoring Gardens & Commercial Land Throughout Essex. Wasp & Hornet Services Available too!
The 2018 wasp nest season is just around the corner. Whilst working in loft spaces over the last two weeks we have observed queen wasps around florescent light bulbs, a sure sign the wasp season is arriving soon. Essex Wasp Control protects homes and businesses throughout Essex & East Hertfordshire. Always happy to offer free