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  • Coronavirus: Clean for Victory – Simple ways to stop the spread
    There’s nothing that media companies love more than whipping up a story to perpetuate more views, clicks and in turn sell more newspapers. With that in mind, we thought we would uncover the truths and the not so truths about the COVID-19 disease spread -including garlic and its not-so-magical powers. More importantly how can we…

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  • Birds Nesting Causing Sleepless nights?
    Birds nesting a roof space over the summer months can be music to the ears for some people. However the early morning tweeting can cause too many early starts for others. Typically House Martins and Starlings are the culprits for the distraction. They start to make nests in the spring time to generate their young….

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  • Rat up a drain pipe? Drain Survey to the Rescue!
    The number of rats in sewers is growing and increasingly this leads to more of our rodent situations being caused by rats ingressing into the property through the drainage. The cause could be something as simple as recent building work having left an uncapped drain. Alternatively it can be because a drain system has failed…

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  • Rats coming through the Drains? The simple Pest Control answer!
    As winter comes, the cold weather means that rats and mice like to come inside homes across the UK. You may notice due to a scratching coming from the ceiling or a rat in the kitchen looking at you. The entry points for rats and mice in the home can be something obvious such as…

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  • How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs
    In this blog series we answer some of the common questions people have about bed bugs. The main one we start off with is of course. How can you get rid of bed bugs? Waking up with bed bug bites on your body can be quite a frightening experience. Bed bugs can enter the home…

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  • Wasps in winter…. But Why? We tell the BBC what’s going on.
    Have you found wasps in your bath room or in your house generally. It means you have a dying wasp nest. We undertook an interview with BBC today explaining why this happens and what we can do about it. Find out more below!

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  • Rat and Mice Epidemic in Oxford Explained! from Cowley to Botley and Beyond
    Living in Oxford means being part of a fantastic city famous of course for its dreaming spires and world-class education facilities. That being said pest control problems in Oxford are inherent, not only within our city but others too. The main pest problems that strike Oxford are of course rodent issues, especially in winter. However…

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  • Moths Damaging Carpets Across the land
    If you have seen some small moths perhaps on your walls in your house or flying up from the carpet when you step on it you maybe surprised to hear that unfortunately although harmless when sitting on your wall these moths can very easily cause substantial damage to your nice naturally made carpets. The damage…

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  • Mole Catching in your garden? Here’s how
    The humble garden mole has been made famous as a lovable creature in books such as The Wind In The Willows based in Henley On Thames, and yet infamous in gardens across the land. It’s now breeding time so moles head for surface looking for a mate. Also after heavy rainfall molehills will start to…

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  • Rats and Mice Pest Control in Abingdon Explained
    In this series of blogs I will be focusing on specific towns throughout Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire and the pest control problems that they attract. For this blog I will be focusing on Abingdon on Thames, predominately on the rat and mice problems that arise deep in the heart of this Pure Pest Solutions covered…

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  • Pure Pest Founder gives BBC Interview on why spiders are invading our houses!
    Pest control in the home changes with the seasons. As Summer fades away autumn brings insects that have been out in the fields in the warmer weather into our home. A prime example is spiders appearing from nowhere. We have undertaken a interview with BBC Radio Oxford covering these topics complete with the Spiderman theme…

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  • Pure Pest Solutions Unveils New Website
    It is with great pride we can now officially announce that PPM Environmental Will be known as Pure Pest Solutions. We still offer the same fantastic service that our customers have come to know and love and we have also updated our website so it is filled with all the information that you need to…

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