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Pest control for ants Cambridge
01 June 2024
Flying Ant Day is usually in July, so if the weather is nice, you might look forward to seeing these millions of ants swarming mid-July 2024. There's no need to be alarmed by these swarms, as this is actually just part of the normal reproductive process for flying ants. What is Flying Ant Day? During the summer in the UK, millions of flying ants come out of their nests one day a year. It's...
Insect Week 2024
03 May 2024
What is Insect Week? Insect Week is held 24-30th June, 2024. Every year, Insect Week is organised with the goal of educating the general public about the value of entomology and insects. The Royal Entomological Society organise the week, which has the backing of numerous partner organisations that are involved in natural history, conservation, and insect science. The public can learn...
Bee Swarm Cambridge
05 April 2024
Bees pollinate 75% of the world's crops and 1/3 of the food we eat; they even have their own holiday, International Bee Day, which falls on May 20, 2024. Because they are not aggressive, honey bees and bee swarms are usually not a bother and won't hurt anyone, but sometimes you might need professional help to move them to a place that's safe for them and anyone who might be allergic to bee stings...
Wasp Nest Removal Cambridge
01 March 2024
What Distinguishes Wasps From Hornets? As hornets build their nests similarly to wasps, they can be removed using a similar technique. Unprovoked, hornets are known to be less aggressive than wasps, but because of the chemicals in their venom, stings can be more painful. You're more likely to notice the size difference between a hornet and a wasp in the UK. The European Hornet can reach a...
Bird Control Cambridge
12 January 2024
Any strategy, product, or method used to discourage problem birds from landing, roosting, or building nests in specific locations - such as the rooftops of houses, businesses, or agricultural properties - is referred to as 'bird control'.   In the UK, certain bird species can cause significant damage, fouling, and the potential for disease transmission. However, AJ Pest Control can assist...
Mouse Pest Control
01 December 2023
For homeowners, mice may be a major issue, particularly in the winter. They not only carry illnesses that may infect you and your family, but they can also seriously destroy your property. There are several ways that rodents may cause issues for homes, but fear not—we have some advice to help you determine whether you need expert rodent pest management. Why Do Mice Become an Issue? There...
What Do Woodworm Look Like?
02 November 2023
The larvae resemble tiny caterpillars and are creamy-white in colour. The woodworm larvae reside deep within the wood, only coming to the surface to transform into beetles. In late spring or early summer, woodworm beetles often become active and emerge from the wood in preparation for mating. Mature beetles have shiny spots that resemble eyes and are typically black or brown with greyish hair on...
Rat Pest Control Cambridge
05 October 2023
Rats are a serious health threat to you, your loved ones, your employees, and your clients since they spread several illnesses that may infect humans. Rats or their urine coming into touch with food preparation facilities are typically the source of the transmission of diseases including salmonella, listeria, and leptospirosis.  Rat infestations can cause harm to properties and businesses...
cockroach pest control cambridge
02 August 2023
Cockroaches Cause Health Concerns In order to get food and water, cockroaches crawl from sewers and drains into homes and businesses. In addition to contaminating food, utensils, and preparation surfaces, they often leave behind partly digested food and dropping excrement. Since cockroaches are known to transmit germs that can directly harm health with staphylococcus, streptococcus, and...
Flying Ants in Cambridge
04 July 2023
Every summer, swarms of flying ants emerge, which can boost seagull activity across the UK. These flying ant swarms are a normal component of their reproductive process and shouldn't be seen as a reason for alarm. If the weather is nice, you may anticipate seeing these millions of ants swarming because Flying Ant Day is usually in July. What Happens on 'Flying Ant Day'? Millions of flying...

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