Hornets or Wasps?

Hornets or Wasps? The weather is hot hot hot. Which means prime time for summer pests to start making an appearance. During July/August, wasps and hornets are starting to emerge. Although the same species, wasps and hornets can look rather different; hornets tend to be bigger than wasps wasps have more yellow on their bodies, […]

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Wasp Pest Control

Wasps can be a real problem. Now is the time of year that you will start seeing them more often. They love the warmer weather just like us. Please find below some facts and interesting information about wasps: In the UK, there are over 20,000 different species of wasps. The German wasp and Common wasp […]

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Cockroaches- All You Need To Know

Cockroaches Typical species found in the UK are the German cockroach and the Oriental cockroach. Cockroaches dislike the winter almost as much as we do. They are not able to survive outside very well and will make every effort to enter your home where it is warm and has access to water. Interestingly, cockroaches can […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Here at Devon Pest Control, we would like to wish you all a Happy New Year. We are looking forward to a wonderful year in 2020 and always thankful to our customers for supporting a local family owned business. Contact Us Call us using your inclusive call plan minutes 0330 200 3051 […]

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Rats

Rats The next couple of months are typically considered to be rodent months. As the winter nights draw in, it turns colder and wetter and rats are looking for shelter from the harsh weather. Rats are constantly seeking food sources and can pretty much chew through anything to get to them. Rats are hardy and […]

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Pests in the Loft

Pests in the Loft   As we are all busy decorating our homes for Christmas time, we venture into parts of the house that we may not often visit. The loft being a key location. Most of us store all our Christmas goodies in our lofts for many months and if pests are able to […]

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Winter Flies

Flies Flies are a problem pest all year round. You may not think so as you tend to see them most in the summer and spring. However, they are always around and looking for their next meal. Adults in the autumn tend to search for good locations to hibernate over the colder winter months, and […]

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Mice in your home?

Mice in your home? The weather is getting colder now and it is a prime time for rats and mice to begin looking for somewhere to settle down. Mice are a common problem we receive calls about around this time of year. They have an investigative nature; they love to explore and find new areas […]

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Squirrels-Red Or Grey?

Squirrels-Red Or Grey? Squirrels are a typical pest that we receive many calls about at this time of year. Autumn is the time of year when they are looking for food sources and locations to nest as the colder weather draws in.   You are more likely to see a grey squirrel rather than red […]

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Flea Infestations

Flea Infestations   In September and October we typically see an increase in the number of calls we receive about fleas. The theme of biting/stinging insects is present throughout the summer months however these biting insects are not restricted to just the summer. As the weather turns colder, warm conditions are a must for many […]

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