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Here you will find all of the latest news and information on pests and how to deal with them. We offer pest control covering a wide range of pests so please check back here for regular updates and advice on all of your pest control needs.

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How to Remove Squirrels with Pest Control

Squirrels are a common problem in many households, particularly in the UK. They can cause damage to your property and create a nuisance by running around in your attic or loft. If you have a squirrel problem, it’s important to understand how to remove them safely and effectively. In this

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Preparation for Pests is Best

Finding a wasps nest in your loft or seeing a mouse scurry across your kitchen can be very distressing. We often think that if we find pests in our house that we are dirty and become embarrassed. Pests are opportunists and will take advantage of any weaknesses in our property

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Prepare for a Pest Invasion as Spring Approaches

As Spring approaches, the weather warms and pests begin to look for places to nest, breed and provide food for their young. This brings pests to your home at this time of year. Some pests are more harmful than others so it’s important to use caution when dealing with these

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Should I Call Pest Control of Do It Myself?

Pest control is big business but there are also many over the counter remedies available at DIY stores across the country so should you call pest control or do it yourself? Why Do We Need to Deal with Pests? There are many pests which the spread of disease and cause

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How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest?

Wasps can be a persistent pest and removing a wasp nest isn’t always easy. Their nests are often hidden out of sight as they enter our properties through tiny holes in brickwork or small gaps or cracks around window frames to build their nests. How Big do Wasps Nest Get?

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Which Pests are most Prevalent During the Winter Months

Winter in the UK brings with it a variety of pests that seek warmth and shelter in homes and other buildings. From mice and rats to cockroaches and wasps, these pests can cause damage to property, spread diseases, and cause health problems. In this article, we will take a closer

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Bed Bug Heat Treatment for Removal of Bed Bugs

If you suspect bed bugs have invaded your home, you should contact pest control immediately. Bed bugs spread very quickly if left untreated and can become a serious problem. Successful bed bug heat treatment relies on quick intervention using heat treatment to eradicate the problem. What are bed bugs? Bed

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Why are Pigeons a Pest in Towns such as Stevenage?

Feral pigeons congregate in large numbers in locations that provide access to food and shelter. Consequently, busy and densely populated towns such as Stevenage in Hertfordshire have become ideal habitats for pigeons seeking food and shelter. Their presence brings with it many problems for pedestrians and business owners for a

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How to Prepare for a Winter Invasion of Pests

As the winter season approaches, it brings not only colder temperatures but also the potential for a pest invasion in your home. Pests seek shelter from the cold, and your cosy home can be an inviting refuge for them. To keep your home pest-free this winter, follow these essential steps.

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FurBeGone Pest Control, Stevenage – The Number 1 to Remove Your Pest!

What is pest control? Pest control involves managing and preventing damage caused by insects, rodents, and other animals to crops, buildings, and other areas. There are various pest control methods available, including physical methods like traps and barriers, and chemical methods such as pesticides. Pest control professionals use a range

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What is the Best Pest Control for Mice?

Mice can be a major nuisance in homes and businesses. They can chew through walls and wiring, contaminate food and surfaces with their droppings, and spread diseases through their urine and feces. If you have a mice infestation, it is important to take action as soon as possible to prevent

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How do you keep rats from coming up your drains?

Believe it or not, rats can enter your home through the sewer system and up through your toilet! Although, not very common, it does happen and it can be very unpleasant! Rats want to enter your home in search of food or a place to shelter from the cold and

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Looking for Pest Control in Stevenage?

Furbegone Pest Control in Stevenage are a family run business with over 15 years of expertise in pest control. Our vast experience means we are equipped to deal with all kinds of pests efficiently and effectively. We deal with everything from insects such as bed bugs, to mice and rats

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Dealing with Rats in Your Neighbour’s Garden: What Should You Do?

Rat infestations have become increasingly common across Hertfordshire since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. These resilient creatures are not only resourceful but also possess a remarkable set of skills, from their keen sense of smell to their climbing, swimming, and burrowing abilities. They can even detect slight changes in

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Why Do Flying Ants Suddenly Appear?

As summer approaches, a familiar yet perplexing sight graces the skies of the UK: swarms of flying ants taking to the air. These annual ant ‘hatchings’ can be a source of fascination and frustration for many. But what prompts this natural phenomenon? In this blog post, we delve into the

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How Does Pest Control Work and Why is it Important?

Most of us, at some point in our lives, whether we own or rent a property will have to deal with a pest or nuisance in our home or on our land. The most common pest complaints involve wasps, bees and mice, but there are many more pests which can

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How Do Pest Control Deal with a Bees Nest?

The first thing to think about is whether bees should be considered a pest. Bees provide a vital service to us as they pollenate plants which provide us with food. One out of every three mouthfuls of our food depend on bees to pollinate it. With bee numbers in decline,

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Is it Worth Calling Pest Control for Mice?

Before commencing with any pest treatment, a survey of the site should take place to identify the extent of the mouse infestation. We are pest control specialists and assessing the area and the likely entry points are key to ensuring success and reducing the chances of a re-infestation. Mice can

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Can Pest Control Permanently Remove Pigeons and Stop them Returning?

Pest control measures can certainly help in removing pigeons from a particular area, but whether it can permanently stop them from returning is dependent on various factors. Pest control companies offer different methods to deter or remove pigeons, such as netting, spikes, and bird repellents. These measures can be effective

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How Can You Stop Mice Getting into Your House?

During the winter months, mice are common pests as they come inside our homes to find food and warmth. Although they might seem harmless, mice can spread diseases and cause damage to your property. How to spot the signs of mice It’s not always easy to spot the signs of

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Environmental Clean-up of Fox Faeces

Foxes have become a significant pest problem in towns and cities due to built up areas providing a steady supply of food from our rubbish bins and poorly managed waste disposal facilities. Foxes have been known to attack and kill small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and chickens. They’re

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How Do Pest Control Deal with Insect Infestations?

Insects can be stubborn pests due to their size and ability to hide. Many are hard to spot until the infestation has taken hold. There are many different treatment options available to pest controllers who have access to high strength chemicals which are not available to the public. Although using

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Is it Common to Have Mice in Your Loft?

The presence of mice in residential areas, including lofts, is a common concern for many homeowners. Mice are small rodents that are capable of squeezing through tiny openings and gaining access to various parts of a house, including the loft or attic. In this article, we will explore why mice

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The Dangers of Flea Infestations in Homes and Businesses

Many homeowners and business owners assume that fleas are only a problem for pets. However, this is not the case. Fleas can enter your home or business in a variety of ways, and even if you don’t have pets, you can still experience a flea infestation. Sources of Flea Infestations

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How to Get Rid of Squirrels in Your Loft

Are Squirrels in Your Loft a Problem? Squirrels if left in your loft can cause major problems so how do you get rid of squirrels in your loft?. Squirrels constantly need to chew to keep their teeth from growing too long and they will enjoy nothing more than chewing on

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Pest Control for Insect Infestations

Pest control for insects can be a daunting task for many homeowners and business owners. Insects such as ants, beetles, cockroaches, and flies can be annoying and potentially harmful to your property and health. Not only can they cause damage to your home or business, but they can also spread

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Eradicate Problem Pests with FurBeGone Pest Control

Pests will always be a part of our lives as Humans provide resources that pests need to survive. Humans have lived on earth for millions of years and all the time, have been surrounded by pests. Why are Animals and Insects Pests? Animals and Insects become pests when they inhabit

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Using Bait Boxes to Control Rodents

Bait boxes are a great way of dealing with rodents around your property. Rats and mice will often trawl the outside of buildings looking for food and shelter. Bait boxes are small plastic boxes which can be filled with poison blocks or pellets. How do Bait Boxes Work? Rodents looking

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Bait Boxes for Rats Installed at a Property in Stevenage

Installing bait boxes for rats and mice is an effective way to prevent infestations of rodents in and around your home. Bait boxes are used commercially too as they provide protection to offices and warehouses from rodents. Bait Boxes and Types of Bait Installing bait boxes for rats should be

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When is Wasp season in the UK?

Although we all consider wasps a pest, they are contribute significantly to our eco system. Wasps stings can be very painful and in groups they can become dangerous to homeowners who accidentally disturb their nests. April is when wasps season typically begins in the UK and it tends to last

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How to Get Rid of Pigeons

Pigeons are often regarded as pests due to their nuisance behaviour. Often referred to as rats of the sky, pigeons are scavengers who often rely on grain as a source of food which is why they are frequent pests of environment or agricultural sites, food processing plants, public parks, and

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