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Chinese Waitress Has a Lot to Learn about Cockroach Removal

By Pest Control Services - Thursday, July 24, 2014

A businessman recently visited a local restaurant in China only to discover a cockroach in his salad. He called over his 43-year-old server and a heated argument ensued. The server insisted that finding cockroaches in food served at restaurants was normal and that the...

Carpet Beetles: Outdoor Saviour, Indoor Pest

By Pest Control Services - Thursday, July 17, 2014

There are numerous species of beetles that cause property damage. One of the most common is the carpet beetle. These little creatures are active year-round, feeding on plant and animal proteins. They are more noticeable during the summer months as they prefer warm temperatures and...

'Flying Ant Day' Arrives in Early July

By Pest Control Services - Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 3 (2014) was an interesting day in Berkshire and its surrounding counties. A perfect storm of sunshine, warm temperatures and low humidity created the optimal conditions necessary to usher in what is commonly known as 'Flying Ant Day'. The day is punctuated by...

Poor old tortoise has legs gnawed off by rats

By Pest Control Services - Friday, July 04, 2014

rats eat tortoise's front legs

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Bedbugs: a Pest You Can Definitely Live without

By Pest Control Services - Thursday, July 03, 2014

Get Reading recently interviewed a young mother from Southcote after an investigation into her son's rash turned up a bedbug infestation in her flat. The mother, already concerned about the effect of the bedbugs on her son, worries that things could be even worse when...