Recognising and removing pests in the home

It’s not at all pleasant when you first experience the realisation that you might have some kind of pest problem at home. Perhaps you are laying in bed when you hear scampering noises above you, or maybe someone in the family spots a suspicious bug or develops some unexplained itchy spots. It’s a mixture of the heebie jeebies, embarrassment and not quite knowing what you need to do. With the full range of critters that the UK has available, and warmer, wetter weather all the conditions are ripe for unwanted visitors. It happens to many people. The key is to …

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The Year of the Garden

We have lived in our house for 11 years now and every year we say we are going to do the garden, but every year something else crops up that makes us put it on hold. Our current garden is an improvement on what we moved in to as we have removed a huge 8ft high hedge, got rid of a rockery and put new fences up, however I long for a patio area so I can sit out in the garden without my chair sinking into the mud. Over the Easter holidays we made a start on the garden …

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