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Pest Control

Everything you wanted to know about Pest control, insects, mice, wasps, bees, spiders.... the Lot

Acclaim Environmental - More Council Pest Control Cutbacks in Nottinghamshire

More and more local authorities are cutting or discontinuing their pest control activities, and those continuing to deliver a facility are increasingly charging the public for services

Pest Control Bill for Leicester Hospital reaches £10K | Pest Control Leicester | Pest removal midlands

Pest Controllers had a busy time in Leicester Hospitals last year, with more then 200 pest control callouts.

Insects That Have Caught the Christmas Bug | Pest Control Leicester | Pest removal midlands

Amid the magical chaos of Christmas gifts, lights and sweets, few take the time to think about insects. Take a break from the traditional holiday trappings and consider these unique species of insects that will put you in the Christmas spirit

Acclaim Environmental - Pest Control Survey and Statistics for 2012

As usual the British Pest Control Association ( BPCA) has done a fantastic job compiling a 2012 Pest Control summary to view. A rigorous survey of every local authority pest control throughout the UK.

Acclaim Environmental - Cleaning and Hygiene protect your Business & Home

All types of businesses require cleaning and hygienic procedures from office spaces to hospitals. However, there are varying criteria for keeping different businesses clean depending on their industry role

Acclaim Environmental - Pigeon Control soars to new heights

This week a new and unususal pigeon control method was unvailed in Edinburgh. A robot falcon which is designed to move pigeons onto new perches. The only downside is the cost of the robot falcon, a whopping £3,500.

Acclaim Environmental - Rodent statistics and report for 2010 / 2011

As usual the National Pest Technicians Association ( NPTA ) has done a fantastic job compiling a 2010/2011 Rodent Control summary to view. Sadly, warnings by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and ourselves, amongst others, have gone unheeded.

Acclaim Environmental - Fewer than 30 Species of cockroaches are labeled "Pests"

Cockroaches stir up powerful emotions in us. The word 'cockroach', causes us to recoil and wear a disgusted expression. People do not ever want to see the insects in their homes. Just what is it about cockroaches that disgust people so much?

Acclaim Environmental - Rats Under the Decking? Rodent Proofing Tips

There are many advantages to having a deck. Your deck is a wonderful space to host garden parties, barbecues and other fun events. A deck helps you connect with people. It makes a great addition to any home, and it helps connect you to nature. This wonderful relaxing space does have a downside, though.

Acclaim Environmental - Regulation (EC) 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs

Regulation (EC) 852/2004 states that businesses must ensure that the layout, design, construction and size of food premises shall permit good food hygiene practices, including protection against cross contamination between and during operations by external sources of contamination such as pests. The Regulations also require that adequate procedures be in place to ensure pests are controlled.

Acclaim Environmental - Tell Tale Signs of Rat and Rodent Infestation

Rats, mice and other rodents wreak havoc in residential homes and commercial structures all across the United Kingdom. In many cases, early identification is the key to preventing damages caused by these destructive pests. If a rodent infestation is suspected, there are several tell tale signs to look for.

Pest control problem in a Leicester Cafe

A case has just been reported of poor pest control in a Leicester cafe by This is Leicester. During a food safety inspection, officers found a mouse in the flour bin and other evidence of a rodent problem. Mouse seen running in flour at cafe A cafe has been shut after environmental health officers found a live mouse in a flour container.

Pest Control Leicester, one of the busiest councils in the country

Some of the busiest pest controllers in the country are those based in Leicester. These pest controllers have had their hands full with all kinds of creatures ranging from mouse and rat infestations of entire homes to wasp and bee swarms. Leicester Pest Control Statistics There are eight exterminators currently working on the team at Leicester City Council.