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Fly Killers Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port
6/30/2012 2:47:15 PM
Fly Killers Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port

 
A simple form of fly control. The sticky paper rolls are very effective at removing house flies and lesser house flies. The downside of this type of control is the aesthetics.

Electronic fly killers are much more suitable for domestic or commercial premises.
 


At Recourse Pest Control we supply and fit electronic fly killers that are suitable for any indoor situation. We have the experience to know exactly the right type of unit for each circumstance.

Our fly killers are British made and come with a two year guarantee.

Phone Recourse Pest Control for your free quote and survey for electronic fly killers.

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0800 206 1905
07773909165

Fly Killers Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port
Cockroaches Chester, Wirral and Ellesmere Port
6/23/2012 1:25:04 PM

Cockroaches Chester, Wirral and Ellesmere Port

This is a photo of a cockroach in a property in Chester. Its an American Cockroach. It was killed using an insecticidal spray with residual properties.

There are 3 pest species of cockroaches in the UK;

  • Common/Oriental cockroach

  • German cockroach

  • American Cockroach

Treatment for cockroaches needs to be extremely thorough. All cracks and crevices that the insect hide in need treating. This involves using residual sprays to seep into the cracks and crevices. Insecticidal dust is blown into void areas, behind skirting boards and light switches.

Cockroach bait can also be very effective but bait competition can sometimes be an issue. The area to be baited needs to entirely free of any other foods so the cockroaches only feed on the bait.

Follow up visits are required due to the insects life cycle. The cockroaches eggs are in protective cases that the insect hides deep in crevices. This often means that new cockroaches can emerge up to a month after the treatment. By this time the initial treatments residual properties can be much reduced and the infestation can break out again from a few new insects.

Phone Recourse Pest Control for cockroach control in Chester, Wirral and Ellesmere Port.

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0800 206 1905
07773909165

Cockroaches Chester, Wirral and Ellesmere Port

 

Mice Liverpool
6/23/2012 11:21:57 AM

Mice Liverpool

In this call in Liverpool, mouse activity was found on top of the kitchen units. On inspection droppings were found under the units kick plates and behind the fridge. A quick look outside revelled an old pipe hole from a kitchen appliance hidden behind a box made of decking. This hole provides a clear access hole to the kitchen from the back yard. This is the most likely ingress route. A dirty cable running through it had dirt removed in streaks on its upper surface. Most probably from when a mouse climbed over it.

On the first visit by Recourse Pest Control the droppings were removed from all areas so any fresh activity could be seen. Rodenticidal bait was left under the units to control and monitor any mice in the house. And the owners of the property have been left with the task of sealing the hole in the external wall.

On the second visit Recourse Pest Control made the baits were untouched. The house itself was extremely clean so no other foods were available. On inspection only one single dropping was found behind the fridge.

This is very  unusual as the bait is extremely palatable. The lack of droppings shows that mouse activity has either ceased or has become much reduced.

The single dropping was found behind the fridge. This could have be of been missed from the previous visits clean but incase the mouse is still in the house tracking dust has been placed around the pipework of the skirting board to see if there is any further activity next visit.

The dust was put on either side of the pipework once the fridge had been pulled out.




Mouse Control has many variables and the mouse could of left this house on its own for multiple reasons i.e. in search of an easier meal in the neighbouring houses, looking for female mice, died of natural causes etc.

A return visit will show if the mouse/mice are still active by evidence of bait takes, droppings and from the tracking dust.

Phone Recourse Pest Control for mouse control in Liverpool, Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port.

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0800 206 1905
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Mice Liverpool

Rats Chester
6/21/2012 8:33:37 AM
Rats Chester


 
This rat was taken out of a roof space in Chester. Rats are commencial rodents that rely on man for food and shelter. They have followed mankind around the world and are now one of the most numerous mammals on the planet. They are quick to take any opportunity. If there is a hole in the fabric of a building rodents can very quickly gain entry and become a major problem.

In this particular case an old overflow pipe had been removed leaving a hole in the external wall halfway between the ground floor and first floors. The rat had gained entry into the building and had started to feed on stored foods inside the property.

The owner had entered his property to find sacks of grain ripped and the product spilled on the floor.

It took a thorough inspection to find out where the rat was hiding. The rat was nesting in the roof space and travelling down into the store area inside a cavity wall. A common problem especially in older buildings found in Chester.
 
 

The rat was caught in a Fenn trap. A spring loaded trap which was baited with the product the rat was feeding on.

For rat control in Chester, Wirral or Ellesmere Port phone Recourse Pest Control.
 
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Rats Chester
Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port Wasp Nest
6/15/2012 3:17:22 PM
Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port Wasp Nest

Wasps are a social insect that make complex nests housing thousands of individuals. The nests are often found in roof spaces, sheds and old rodent burrows.

In this case it was in a bird box.



Treatment for wasps is simple. An insecticide is applied into the enterance of the nest and the wasps die off very quickly.

The second photo shows the nest after treatment. Treating wasp nests can be dangerous as the wasps become incredibly aggressive once disturbed.
 


Phone Recourse Pest Control to control wasps in Wirral, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

We charge £35 for wasp control and return for free if the first treatment isn't successful.
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0800 206 1905
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Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port Wasp Nest
 
Flies Wirral, Chester ands Ellesmere Port
6/8/2012 8:52:18 AM


Phone Recourse Pest Control for fly control in Wirral, Ellesmere Port and Chester.

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Bee's Elton, Cheshire
6/6/2012 9:14:28 PM
Bee's Elton, Cheshire

Another example of a bumblebee nest in a roof. This time in Elton, Cheshire. You can see how the bee's have used a small gap in the fabric of the house to gain entry to the cavity wall and create a nest.

Bumblebee nests are normally small and only reach the size of about a melon. They collect pollen and create honey in the same way as honey bee's.

They are no where near as productive in honey production as honey bee's. A typical nest doesn't normally contain more than a few ounces of honey.

The nests once controlled do not need extraction from the property as honey bee nests/hives do. Honey bee nests contain a large amount of honey that causes damage to the property if the bee's are killed.

For advice on bee control phone Recourse Pest Control
 
0800 206 1905
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Bee's Elton, Cheshire

Bumblebee's Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port
6/5/2012 9:55:50 PM
Bumblebee's Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port

I was called to a house in Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port for a bumblebee nest in the roof.


Bumblebees are not considered to be pest species. They have a very benificial role in pollinating flowers and crops. They are generally non aggressive except in defense of the nest.

In this particular case they were often ending up inside the house and causing concern for the owners and their child.

The bee's had found a hole between the slates and the bricks and had found entry into the cavity wall. Bumblebee's are normally found in old rodent holes or places nearer to the ground but it is not uncommon for them to nest in holes in buildings.

I commenced treating them by using a lance to apply an insecticidal dust to the entry holes in the roof. The lance can be seen leaning against the wall on the above photo.

Bumblebee's are not as simple as treating wasps. Their nests are often well beyond their entry point of the building and the long fur on the body can protect the insect from the insecticide.

I told the owner of my concerns and waited to hear from them. 2 days later they phoned to say the treatment hadn't been successful.

I returned to the site to find that the bee's had been found in interior spotlights in the bathroom and in the airing cupboard. They were either dead or dying. The insecticide had took its effect on some bee's.

There however was still plenty of bee activity around the roof.

The insecticide that I had applied on the first visit hadn't reached the nest. Another method would have to be used.

On entering the roof space the bee's could still be heard behind the cavity wall. The only option left was to find an access point through the cavity wall to the nest.

This often would involve drilling the wall to apply the poison. Luckily on this occasion there was a half inch gap above a roof beam just by the nest which ment an insecticidal spray could be sprayed directly into the cavity and onto the nest.




Phone Recourse Pest Control for bee control in Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port.

0800 206 1905
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Bumblebee's Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port
Rabbits Wirral, Ellesmere Port and Chester
6/5/2012 8:56:36 PM


Rabbits can be extremely damaging to plants and can undermine buildings with their burrowing.

This photo was taken on the Deeside Industrial Estate. They use the short shrubs as protection and harbourage. They don't cause much damage to plants on this site. They mainly crop the grass.

They do however cause damage to the land around buildings. In particular banked areas which can slide away if heavily burrowed.

Rabbits choose to make their burrows in banked soil as it drains quickly so provides good sites for raising young.

Banked soil often is used to help make artificial reservoirs. If this soil is heavily burrowed the soil weakens and the weight of the water will cause the banks to burst.

There are various methods for control of rabbits;
  • shooting
  • trapping
  • live capture
  • phostoxin burrow fumigation
Recourse Pest Control can provide rabbit control for value prices. Phone us for details.
0800 206 1905
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Tachina fera
6/5/2012 8:42:03 PM


A photo of Tachina fera on a castor oil plant.

This fly has an interesting life cycle where it parasitises other insects larva. Normally moth caterpillars.

It is a true fly (Diptera) from the genus Tachina. There are approximately 600 species worldwide.

Some species of Tachina can be used as a biological pest control. They help control agricultural pests that destroy crops. They lay their eggs onto pest insects larvae. The flies ma
ggots parasitise the caterpillars that would of caused significant crop damage.

This photo was taken in Little Sutton.

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