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Wasps: FAQ’s

Are Wasps and Bees Related? Both wasps and bees belong to the insect order Hymenoptera. It is even thought that bees are descended from the wasp. What Is The Point In Wasps? Wasps have a bad reputation and are hated by most; however, wasps do actually play a part in pollination and they can also […]

 
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Ant Control: What You Need To Know About Ants

Ants usually become a problem in homes and buildings across the UK when their nests become disturbed by rainfall or after dry periods as they are on the hunt for water. Other factors that drawn ants into properties are, poor hygiene, pet food and water bowls. This is why our team at STP Pest Control […]

 
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Wasp Season Is On Its Way! Stay Ahead of the Wasps!

Wasp season is just around the corner, it may not seem like it, but the temperatures are slowly creeping up and the queen wasps will soon be on the hunt for the ideal nesting spot. This is why our team at STP Pest Control have put together this helpful guide on what you […]

 
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Rats: Where Do They Come From?

Rats are a member of the rodent family. The rodent family is a large group of mammals made up of around 2000 different species worldwide. The one thing that all rodents have in common is their gnawing ability. The Latin word ‘rodere’ is where rodents get their name from, this means ‘to gnaw’. All rodents […]

 
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Mouse Infestation: Identification and Control

As the cold winter months draw in mice tend to find their way into people’s homes and businesses to seek shelter and food. Mouse control is a very common occurrence for pest controllers in the winter as the mice seek warmth to build their nests and reproduce and the warm places they find tend to […]

 
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How Rats Survive The Winter? – STP Pest Control

Ever wondered how rats survive the winter? Well when it comes to the most hated pests’ rats can be found at the top of the list! They are dirty, carry bacteria, parasites, disease and they bite. When rats infest a home or business, they contaminate food and can cause significant damage. Pest controllers are busy […]

 
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How To Protect Your Home Or Business From Winter Pests!

Winter is fast approaching, and so are those pesky pests that come with it! With the nights drawing in and the temperatures dropping it’s a sign that you need to start thinking about how you are going to keep all the winter pests from seeking shelter in your home or business. When the summer months […]

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Get Rid Of Fleas: Home Remedies Unraveled

Ever wondered how to get rid of fleas? Whether you have a pet or not fleas can be an issue in your home. There are multiple ways fleas can get into your home, on pets, second hand furniture or they could have been their already lying dormant if you have just moved into a new […]

 
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Fun Wasp Facts I Bet You Never Knew

There is no question that wasps are an unwanted pest in most people’s home and gardens and with good reason too. But how much do you really know about these pesky pests? Below are a few fun facts about wasps that you may not have known before. The majority of wasps are female, male wasps […]

 
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Wasp Nest Identification And Safe Removal

If you notice a significant number of wasps all congregated in one specific area, then it is highly likely that there is a wasp nest close by. Wasps, unlike bees are widely considered an unwanted pest by most. This is mainly due to the fact that they are a lot more aggressive than bees and […]

 
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Bedbug Control Birmingham

STP Pest Control have been providing bedbug control services throughout Birmingham for years and take it from us, bedbugs are incredibly common pests, the reason behind their success is partly to do with the increased popularity of buying second hand furniture. Bedbugs easily travel from house to house via furniture and clothes, it is also […]

 
wasps

Wasps: FAQ’s

Are Wasps and Bees Related? Both wasps and bees belong to the insect order Hymenoptera. It is even thought that bees are descended from the wasp. What Is The Point In Wasps? Wasps have a bad reputation and are hated by most; however, wasps do actually play a part in pollination and they can also […]

 
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What To Do If You Find A Bees Nest

Well its that time of year again that we all love! Its hard not to notice that the weather is warming up and we can’t wait to get out into the garden and enjoy it. However, you may have also noticed bees buzzing around. Bees are great pollinators and some bees produce honey which […]