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Image of common cockroach we deal with very often. We can identify the source of the infestation at a property and eradicate them.

Cockroaches

What are cockroaches? Cockroaches are insects of the Dictyoptera family and are related to the praying mantis. There are many and varied species of cockroach throughout the world but here in the UK, you are most likely to see one of two: the Oriental cockroach and the German cockroach. Oriental Cockroach The Oriental cockroach is ….  Read More

Image of a rabbit, althogh cute it can destroy a garden in a day.

Rabbit Control

Why are Rabbits a problem? The rabbit is found across almost all of Western Europe and is thought to have been introduced to Britain by the Normans (though there are some indications that it could have been introduced as early as Roman times!) Rabbits can grow to around 40cm in length and are distinguished from ….  Read More

Image of common flea that annoys pets and can ingest houses

Fleas

Fleas are parasitic insects 2-3 mm in length and mostly shiny brown in colour. They have a thin flattened body and large hinge legs that allow them to jump onto passing hosts. There are various species of flea, usually named after the host on which they are found, so dog fleas are found on dogs, ….  Read More

Image of ant colony that can grow large enough to undermine house and garden feature

Ants

Controlling Ants when they become pests Of the many and varied species of ant that exist in the world, the ones that you’re most likely to find in the UK are garden ants, pharaoh’s ants and ghost ants. Garden Ants Also known as common ants or black ants, these are the most commonly found type ….  Read More

Image of disease spreading pigeon we can deal with for commercial centres and domestic properties both

Pigeon Control

London’s pigeon population is part and parcel of life in the city, but despite being more conspicuous than their rodent and insect counterparts, pigeons are still pests, capable of causing all sorts of problems for those working and in urban centres. The feral pigeon is a descendant of the coastal Rock Dove, and over time, ….  Read More

Bed Bugs

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite! Bedbugs are reddish-brown, oval, flattish insects that are 4-5mm long and 1.5-3mm wide before feeding. Once they’ve fed the engorged adults tend to be swollen and red. Bedbugs are parasitic bloodsucking insects and their preferred hosts are humans, though they will settle for many other warm blooded animals. The ….  Read More

Baby Squirrel lost from Dray

This baby squirrel in Shepherds Bush on Wednesday is lost from it’s drey, if you see a baby squirrel like this, try to spot where it goes back to, if it goes into your roof space you may have a problem. The summers baby squirrels are appearing now, keep an eye out for little heads ….  Read More

Identification and removal of mice

Fantastic, Jason knows what he is doing, he was able to catch the mice on his first visit. He closed all access points and since then no mice appeared.

Mice

Courteous, prompt and professional.

Dealing with mice

This company will go out of it’s way to try to solve problems with mice. Other companies I’ve used really couldn’t care less and will get in put a trap or two down take their money and run, but Pest-A-Lance really seem to care.