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Commercial - Insects

Ants

Common Black Ant/Garden Ant

Green Care Ants

Ants are not a public health pest, but really annoying just the same. We can control these insects for you, but not always eradicate, as their nests can be well below the foundations of the building.

Did you know...?

  • Queen Ants can live for several years
  • If new colonies are formed close together, one of the females will assume dominance and kill the others
  • Ants range in size from 1mm to 52 mm and colours can vary; most are red or black

Bed Bugs

Green Care Bed Bugs

Sharing your bed with bed bugs would make anyone feel uncomfortable. They are an increasing problem throughout the UK especially in multi occupancy buildings, hotels, care homes etc.

Treatment should always be carried out by a professional pest control company.

Did you know...?

  • Bed bugs can live for 12-18 months without feeding
  • Female bed bugs can lay more than 200 eggs during their lifetime
  • They prefer to eat every 5 – 10 days

Bees

Green Care Bed Bees

Bees are far more beneficial than harmful.

If possible we prefer not to treat bee’s nests, but please call and we may be able to help in other ways.

Did you know...?

  • There are approximately 20,000 different species of Bees
  • Bees convert nectar & pollen into honey for use as food
  • Bees speak to each other by dancing

Cockroaches

Green Care Cockroaches

No-one wants cockroaches, but they can now be quite easily controlled with the innovative products used by GreenCare.

Did you know...?

  • There are two main types of cockroaches in the UK - German & Oriental
  • Cockroaches have wings, but require high temperatures to fly
  • There are over 4000 different species of cockroaches worldwide

Fleas

Green Care Fleas

Cat & Dog owners know the nightmare of flea infestations. We will need to treat your premises at the same time as you treat or arrange to have your pets treated. Don’t delay - they can multiply very quickly.

Call or email for advise on how to prepare your home prior to treatment.

Did you know...?

  • Fleas were responsible for one of the greatest social changes in the UK. The black rat flea was responsible for spreading the black death in the 14th century
  • The male flea has an organ 2.5 times the length of it’s body. The largest in comparison to its size of any insect
  • A female flea lays on average 30-40 eggs per day

Flies

Green Care Flies

There are approximately 100,000 known species of flies - far too many to deal with here. Most flies transmit a number of unpleasant diseases.

Below are a few of the more common:

Bluebottles

Also known as blow flies. They breed on dead and decaying matter. Removing the dead rodent/bird will resolve the problem. If this is not possible, please call Green Care for assistance.

Cluster Flies

Also known as field flies. They do not usually cause any problems during summer and early autumn, but as the weather gets colder they search for protection against the elements. They tend to return year after year to the same properties. If the environment becomes warmer they can emerge in large numbers and tend to cluster around windows causing concern. Control is achievable, eradication is not always possible.

Fruit Flies

Usually found around over-ripe fruit, rotted vegetables, leftover beer and soft drinks. Hygiene is paramount in controlling these flies.

House Flies

These flies love your rubbish, and any food they can manage to land on. They spit saliva on to the food, which liquefies it, and then they suck it up. (Nice !)

Sewer Flies/Drain Flies

Usually found around sinks and drains. They feed on the gelatinous material that line drains. Removing the breeding sites and cleaning the affected areas is the key to eradication.

All of the above flies can be eradicated or controlled using a variety of different methods.

Please either call user request a call back for advice.

Wasps and Hornets

Green Care Wasps and Hornets

If you’ve been stung you know how painful it can be. Some people have allergic reactions to wasp stings, which can be mild to life threatening. If accessible, the nests are easily treated with an insecticidal dust.

Did you know...?

  • They are social insects and live in nests of up to 10,000 workers
  • Wasps kill up to 50 people each year
  • Wasps never reuse the same nest

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