Wasps a problem?

Wasps are now starting to cause issues this summer. The Queen wasp has stopped laying eggs, so nests and colonies is going into decline. The workers that have spent the summer collecting high protein food to feed to the grubs. These include aphids and other insects as...

Do conkers keep spiders away

For people who are scared of spiders, placing conkers around their house offers them some relief. Though not proven scientifically yet to be effective. The old wives tale for many works, it is said that conkers must be fresh because as they dry out the spiders will...

Bees or Wasps?

We are getting a lot of calls for Wasps! It is still a bit early for wasps nest to have fully developed – so large groups of flying insects will be a bee swarm. We don’t destroy Honey Bees as they are so beneficial to the environment. For Honey bee swarms,...

Pigeon Spikes for Pigeon Problems

Bird Spikes for Pigeon Problems The Feral Pigeon (Columbia livia) or Rock Dove has been around man for thousands of years. It has adapted to live along side us and utilises our buildings and throw away culture. A building with ledges, gutters, alcoves and overhangs is...

A Bird in the hand… is better than one in your gutter!

Pigeons in the gutter? Not good as they tend to block them up! Feathers, droppings, eggs and nesting materials all contribute to blocked gutters and down pipes. Water damage to buildings is costly and has to be repaired. A simple fix is to install bird spikes to their...