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Beetle Control & Eradication
When you are looking for signs of beetles in your home or business, it often means you are looking for some type of damage to clothes, carpets, wood or foodstuff. These are the best indicators of a beetle infestation in your property. Another sign would be skin irritation, as some of the larvae have hairs which can be an irritant to some people who come in contact with them.
Getting rid of a beetle population is often difficult, especially when trying to address the problems at all of its life stages. Isolation of their food stuffs and treatment of all possible alighting surfaces must be carried out. They are often found within bird nests feeding on feathers and excrement, spreading to central heating lagging and hot water pipe runs, airing cupboards, clothes, wardrobes, etc., making it easy to see why these pests can be somewhat difficult to control; unless undertaken by a trained professional.
Our specialists are well trained in providing professional solutions to beetle infestations in your home or business, using professional and approved methods that are best suited to the scale of the infestation and the surrounding environment.
Beetle Species & Description
Below are some of the common beetle species that you may come across in your property;
Carpet beetle - Known as ‘woolly bears’ these little beetles have overtaken moths as the pest that devours the most items of clothing! May also be a sign of a bird problem at your property.
Biscuit beetle - One of the most common beetles found in the world. Biscuit beetles are usually found in food cupboards, retailing premises and domestic properties.
Ground beetle - Growing up to 25mm makes them one of the larger beetles found in the UK but they’re nothing to be afraid of. They’re likely to enter your property seeking warmth and comfort.
Furniture beetle - The common furniture beetle is a wood-boring beetle. In the larval stage it bores in wood and feeds upon it. Also known as 'woodworm'. If you have spotted any of the signs mentioned, we recommend acting quickly to ensure the potential infestation doesn’t spread any further.
Many beetles in the UK are harmless and serve a beneficial purpose for the environment, though there are some that have no natural enemies to control their population and this is when beetles become an issue.
Solutions to Eradicating Beetles
If you are seeing the common signs of damage cause by beetles, then it’s time to call in the experts. We deal with beetle problems in homes and businesses like yours on a daily basis & will ensure your property is beetle-free in no time. We have extensive experience in treating beetle infestations in homes and businesses across the country. Using a variety of methods, our local teams can provide you with the appropriate solution for your needs.
Our BPCA certified technicians provide safe, effective solutions to get rid of beetles using industry-leading treatments. Call us today on 0800 107 8741 and have a chat with one of our trained staff members for more advice & to get your quote.
“ I kept noticing these small little insects around the windows all summer. M.E.S came to my home and told me what they were amd exactly what i needed to do. The help and guidance was invaluable.”
— Mrs Moore, Wilmslow