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15 Most Common Places Where You Will Find Spiders in Your Home

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Most Common Spiders In UK’s Homes

Spider Hiding Under The Bed

There are about 650 species of spiders found in the UK. Most of them are common in houses and other man-made constructions. When it comes to their hiding spots, the eight-legged creatures can practically hide almost anywhere.

The only purpose a spider will invade your home is in search for shelter and prey. Here are the 10 most common spiders found in and around Britain’s homes:

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10 Hiding Spots For Rats And How To Seal Them

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Rats are sneaky, dangerous, determined, and contagious. You certainly don’t want to see them anywhere around or, even worse, inside any of your home’s premises. However, no one has an insurance for rat infestation and to repel the rodents, proofing actions and rat control methods should be used at the time a rat is spotted. There are 10 common places where rats hide and each requires specific approach in order to be sealed effectively.

Rats In the Attic

attic where rats hide

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Attics are located under the roof of the house and are usually isolated very well which turns the premises into the perfect home for  rodents. Rats are amazing climbers and sneak into the attic by running up the walls or by squeezing through holes in the walls. Materials such as soft insulation and cardboard can be easily destroyed by the critters. Read the rest of this entry »

Interviewing The Bug Chef – David George Gordon

Posted on November 1st, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Eating insects, arachnids and myriapods is one thing, but turning bug recipes into culinary masterpieces is something completely different. Each insect species have unique cooking requirements and this is why we reached out to Mr David Gordon a.k.a. The Bug Chef for some tips and tricks.

Let’s see what chef David George Gordon, who is one of the most popular and exquisite masters of insect delicacies, says about entomophagy and cooking.

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7 Comparisons That Will Tell You Who Is Stronger: Humans or Insects?

Posted on October 20th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

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Well, we admit it Insects are incredibly strong for their size compared to us – humans. But let’s not rush it, because there are a lot of human beings that would feel very disappointed if you underestimate them.

Humans and insects both have amazing physical potential and this is why we listed below some interesting comparisons between humans and insects with mind blowing superpowers.

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A Guide To Wasps

Posted on April 28th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Brace yourselves, warmer days are coming… And so are the buzzing squadrons of wasps. Regardless of how careful you might be, you can’t help but come across an aggressive wasp guard trying to ward you off their colony. You’ll be lucky if you get away with only a short-distance chase and not a painful sting, especially if you’re allergic to their venom.

To help you avoid these unpleasant encounters, the Panther wasp controllers have prepared a guide to wasps and their behaviour.

Wasp close-up

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Image Author: Jiří Zůna
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4 Types Of Pest Control You Should Know About

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Pest control is not a popular topic of interest and yet, it is part of everyone’s property maintenance list. For centuries pest removal has been a serious concern for people. Actually, it became a part of our lives since we first started growing crops as a way of survival.

types of pest control

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Your Guide To Household Moths

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Unpleasant as it may seem moths are the common, creepy and persistent little vermin feasting on your clothes. Yes, you need to get rid of them this instant, but you won’t, unless you find their kryptonite and prevent them from cosying up in your closet or wardrobe. But… To find their weak spot, you need to know your cheeky enemy. There are a few basic questions which will help you kick the moths out of your property… Unless the infestation has grown into a household plague, destroying every textile fiber in their way.

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License: CC BY-SA 3.0

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7 Mice-Related FAQs From Our Clients

Posted on February 3rd, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

As a London pest control company we’ve been in the vermin treatment and control business for years and the technicians have seen quite a lot of things. They have also received some very interesting questions about one of the most common household pests – the mouse.

Household mouse

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6 Ants – Related Questions Answered

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by Panther Pest Control Team

Pest infestations have become something very common, especially during the summer and spring months, when any type of insects can enter our homes. Yet, property owners play an important role in creating favourable infestation conditions, especially for ants.

ants swarming on a drop of honey

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Author: Balaram Mahalder
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Dust Mites Q&A: All You Need To Know

Posted on December 10th, 2015 by Panther Pest Control Team

Dust mites are common household pests which roam freely in many UK homes. But what do you actually know about them? Where do they come from? What attracts them to your homes? These dust mites Q&A will give you all the information you need.

What are dust mites and where do they come from?

House Dust Mite

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Author: Gilles San Martin
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