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Is culling Grey squirrels racist ?

An article has just been published in the Daily Mail regarding the backlash from small groups of individuals who oppose the legal culling of grey squirrels, which reads: Conservationists who cull grey squirrels to protect reds have revealed that they are often accused of being ‘racist’ and ‘xenophobic’. Andrew Hodgkinson, a member of the charity [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Wasps are on their way, don't forget to contact the Pest Takers wasp control team on 07982427788

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Wasp season is about to begin

I am receiving numerous calls about increased Wasp activity as the temperatures increase, so I have posted a breakdown of what to expect for the coming months Queens in April April is the month when the young queen wasps awaken from their winter slumber and begin to build nests, made from chewed up wood fibers [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beware: clothes moths are on the increase

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3832284/Wrap-jumpers-moths-arrived-UK-s-wardrobes-attack-humid-September.html Wrap up your jumpers, a moth infestation has arrived! UK's wardrobes are under attack after a humid September The pests feed on lambswool, cashmere, tweed, sheepskin and fur This year, the UK saw highest September temperature (34°C) since 1911 As the temperature starts to drop, people are opening drawers and cupboards that to find [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting to know Rats

Rats: Fact and fiction The mere mention of rats draws many negative connotations. You’ve probably heard phrases such as “dirty rat” and “drowned rat”, but do rats really deserve their bad name? The ugly It's estimated that rodents are responsible for depleting one-fifth of the global food supply every year. And rats communicate and mark [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Got a mouse problem? Call Pest Takers!

Today, John from Pest Takers tackled a property in Eltham suffering with a severe mouse problem. The first job was entering the loft area which hadn't been opened for four years... he wasn't sure what he was going to find up there! After blocking a mouse hole and laying out baits, John will return to [...]

By |September 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Look out for aggressive wasps in September

Beware, wasps in September are feeding on lots of fallen over-ripe fruit, which actually makes them act drunk and aggressive (a bit like English football fans!) and are therefore more likely to sting. Last week, Pest Takers tackled a wasp nest under a roof tile at a property in Bexley. Wearing specialist protective clothing and [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pest Takers won’t let you get bugged down with fleas

Another busy week has passed for the Pest Takers team. Whilst wasps and wasp nests have continued to prove a nuisance for many people across the summer months, the last couple of days Pest Takers has had to tackle a familiar old friend - fleas! After receiving a call to a home in Erith, Pest [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pest Takers combat this year’s wasp season

We are now very much in the middle of the wasp season, with every other call to Pest Takers requesting that their wasp nests be dealt with. Today John visited a property in Bexleyheath where the owner had returned from his holiday to find a wasp nest under a fascia board, just above his back [...]

By |July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pest Takers help you tackle the wasp season

Beware - the wasp season is upon us! As wasp nests increase in size, so will the impact they have on humans in and around their home and gardens. Commonly wasps will nest in roof spaces, under loose tiles, under the eves or in the loft. As a pest controller, you need the right equipment [...]

By |May 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments