Ant Infestation

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Having ants is no fun. One of the best ways to get rid of them is to call in the experts. At Evoque, we’ve helped plenty of people with ant problems, and we’re ready to help you with yours. We will inspect the problem and select the best pest control solution for your needs.

Bed Bug Infestation

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Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius) are 4-5mm when adult, but will start off as nymphs about the size of a pin head. Yellow/brown in colour turning a mahogany colour after feeding. Wingless, flattened oval bodies, three segmented folding proboscis used for feeding on their host. Bed bugs can survive months without a host to feed from. So, don’t let the Bed Bugs bite.

Bee Infestation

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There are many species of bees but most common would be Honey bees (Apis Mellifera). They become a pest when taking up residence in buildings, we don’t like to kill Honey bees unless they have become a public health nuisance.

Beetle Infestation

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These come in many shapes and sizes and infest various products from grain, wheat, flour, cereal, dairy, meat, tobacco and even textiles.

Cockroach Infestation

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There are 2 main species you would be most likely to encounter in the uk, most common would be German (Blatella germanica) followed by the Oriental (Blatella orientalis) more rarely you may come across another 2 species Brown banded (Supella longipalpa) or American coackroaches (Periplaneta Americana).

Flea Infestation

There are Two main flea species you will encounter the Cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) and the Dog flea (Ctenocephalides Canis) both species will feed from humans, and in order to gain control not only do animals need to be treated but the bedding area and surrounding areas.

Fly Infestation

As with most pests there are many different species, from House flies, Cluster fly, Fruit fly, Filter fly, Blowfly, Horsefly and many more.

Hornet Infestation

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European hornets (Vespa Crabro) are the most common you will encounter although in recent years the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) has been found in the U.K Our native hornets (European) are as pictured here, the Asian hornet is largely black at the front (thorax and first part of abdomen) and tend to nest very high up.

Mole Infestation

European Mole (Talpa europaea) Cylindrical body approx 14 cm long although females are typically smaller than males, very small eyes hidden behind fur, dark grey.

Moth Infestation

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Clothes moths (Tineola bisselliella) will eat any natural products with high kerotine content as they feed and thrive from this protein, or rather the larvae do, as its these young larvae stages that do the damage not the adults.

Mouse Infestation

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Light brown or grey to black in colour with lighter bellies, small rounded ears and long tails which are hair covered but much less so than their bodies. Adult mice will grow up to 20cm in length from nose to tip of the tail. 

Pigeon Infestation

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Many species of Birds are pests in various ways, the two most common, would be Pigeons (Columbidae) and Gulls (Laridae) others include Starlings, Crows, Rooks, Magpies, Doves, Sparrows, Canadian geese, Jays, Parakeet, Jackdaws.

Rat Infestation

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Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) have always been a problem if not controlled they will establish themselves and breed very quickly. Key elements are food water and harbourage, these are all elements that we look at in control methods along with proofing and sanitation.

Spider Infestation

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Some may bite and cause allergic reactions, such as the false widow, especially when these are in sensitive areas such as maternity wards or where venerable people live, treatment options can be discussed. Call Evoque.

Squirrel Infestation

Grey Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) were non-native to the UK until they were introduced in 1876 from North America. They are considered a pest due to the amount of damage they cause to trees and roof voids!

Wasp Infestation

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Common Wasp (vespula vulgaris) or German Wasp (vespula germanica). These will start with a queen building a ten cell nest and increase to many thousand wasps by the end of summer.