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Welcome to Apex pest control blog. Here you will find helpful tips and information related to pest control. We aim to bring you our latest news covering our business and industry.

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Squirrels in Christmas Decorations Box

Christmas Decorations  Apex Services is coming into the festive time of year when thoughts turn to getting the Christmas Decorations down from the loft space, but BEWARE you may have 3 species of unwanted guests already there! If you discover your decorations or boxes are chewed or rodent dropping are present then you may have

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Bed Bugs

Adult Bed Bugs are approximately 4-5mm in length, wingless and uniformly mahogany in colour. They have well developed legs with efficient tarsal claws for clinging to the host when feeding. Bed Bug females lay eggs throughout their life with around 2-3 laid per day in good conditions. Since they can live for many months, one

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turf care and maintenance Moles

Turf Care and Maintenance

Turf Care and Maintenance For any person who loves their lawns, having a Mole take up residence is one of the most destructive things that can happen. The Mole is there because the care you take with your lawn produces a wealth of worms and other soil invertebrates beneath the surface, which the Mole feeds

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches Undoubtedly amongst the most noxious of pests Cockroaches have lived alongside man for hundreds of years. There are over 4,000 different species of Cockroaches worldwide, but here in the UK we are concerned with 5 main species, the Oriental (Blatta Orientalis), German Cockroach (Blattella Germanica), American Cockroach (Periplaneta Americana), Australian Cockroach (Periplaneta Australasiae) and

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Why Your Business Should Need a Pest Control Contract

Why should your Business need a Pest Control Contract? Most businesses only contact a pest control company when they have a problem – this in the days of Health and Safety, cares for yourself, your employees and customers, can be a false economy. Prevention is always better than trying to cure an infestation after an

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rats mice and insects

Mixed Month

Mixed Month During a normal February apart from our commercial contracts, which we attend to for 52 weeks of the year, most of our work is call-outs to deal with rodents, Rats and Mice. Where rats are concerned most of the jobs we will receive will be by customers having sleepless nights, with the rats

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woodworm

Woodworm Problems

Woodworm Problems & Treatment   When people discover Woodworm (Anobium punctatum) in floorboards or joists, their first instinct in a lot of cases is to think that the property is going to collapse around them. In most woodworm infestations this is not going to happen for a very long time, as to get to the

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Seasonal Pest

Seasonal Pest Since our last blog, where the majority of our summer business shifted to predominantly commercial contracts, we are at point where the shift is happening again. Throughout the year our commercial contracts remain steady, however towards the back of end of the year domestic work sees a dramatic increase. With rodents, moles, squirrels

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agricultural and forest pest control

Ensuring a Safer Environment

Ensuring a safer environment for us and them The control of rodent populations on farms and in other rural settings is essential because they spread disease, contaminate foodstuffs and cause damage to buildings. They can also become the source of infestation for nearby suburban areas. Other reasons for needing to control rodents in rural areas

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