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History of Bed Bugs and where they came from.

While reading through the latest issue of ‘Pest’ magazine, I stumbled across a very interesting article about the history of bed bugs. It has long been thought that bed bugs were first hosted by bats and they fed off their blood. This would mean they originated around 50 – 60

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Solar Panel Birdproofing

Here at Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions we offer a number of different services, one of those being bird prevention & control and solar panel proofing. We get a lot of calls regarding bird proofing of solar panels. Often pigeons nest underneath solar panels and with that they bring mess

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Solar Panel Proofing in Clacton

The pigeons are keeping us busy! We have just completed another bird proofing job for one of our regular customers, this time in Clacton, Essex. This was a slightly different job for us as this customer actually had bird proofing in place already. Unfortunately, the chosen method in this instance

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Wow! That’s a lot of wasps.

One of our technicians went out to do a wasp nest treatment and got this great video while he was there. As you can see, the wasps are really active, constantly going in and out of the wasp nest. To treat a wasp nest like this, we spray an insecticidal

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Rodent Control – Prevention is Better than Cure

Prevention is better than cure – that’s the message as far as rat control is concerned. New figures released by the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Campaign has shown that more and more farmers and game shoot organisers are opting for a planned approach to dealing with the rodents, rather than using

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Five Fascinating Facts About the Cluster Fly

Many homes and businesses are bothered by house flies over the summer months – but the cluster fly is a completely different problem. Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions offer high-quality fly control in Colchester, Clacton, Stowmarket, Felixstowe, and other towns and villages across both counties. Here we have compiled a

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Four Reasons Why It’s Important to Stop the Spread of Pigeons

Pigeons are sometimes known as flying rats – and not without reason. Some experts even believe their breeding and sanitary habits means they carry more diseases than rodents do. Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions are specialists in pigeon control in Colchester, Witham, Clacton, and many other locations throughout Essex and

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Five Unusual Facts About Rats

The old adage says that you are never more than six feet away from a rat – and while this may be an exaggeration, the current population of this destructive rodent has been estimated to be as high as 80million in the UK. Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions are experts

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Why Rodents Are a Year-Round Problem

Although winter is the prime time of year for an infestation of rodents, mice and rats can cause damage during the summer too, so home and business owners need to be constantly on their guard. Essex and Suffolk Pest Solutions are the people to contact if you have an unwanted

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The Battle Against Bed Bugs

Bed bugs might be small – adults are only 5.5mm long and 3mm wide – but they are a big problem. And it’s getting worse, as the hot summers we have recently been enjoying help to shorten the insect’s reproductive cycle, so there are more of them around. The UK’s

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