How to Prevent rodents from entering your home

“Prevention is better than cure!” All our homes have many areas where rodents can enter your home. The most common areas of your home where rodents can enter are at any of your external doors. Or where your kitchen sink water waste pipe exits the block work to your outside drain. Bristle strips are an excellent way of stopping rodents from entering your home under the door. The strip will also stop any cold drafts from entering your home and reducing the energy efficiency of your home. Blocking the access area from around the waste water pipe will prevent any rodents from entering your home. If you need help with any proofing requirements please contact us on 087 1431 999 or...

Helpful Tip to eliminate wasps in your garden.

Dealing with many wasps in your garden can be tricky. However not every garden has a nest of wasps, It just could be a very active nest next door. To deal with these unwanted pests you can eliminate them by cutting a used mineral bottle in half. Then you turn the top piece into the bottle. you should then pour a small amount of sugary/honey water into the bottom. THE RESULT is wasps fly into the bottle to feed on the sugar water, get trapped and...

Top tips for preventing flea infestation at home

Swat’s Top tips for preventing a flea infestation in the home Regularly wash and check pets for fleas with a flea comb to catch a potential problem early and prevent fleas from becoming established in carpets, bedding and all fabrics. Wash pet bedding weekly, ideally at temperatures above 50 degrees to kill any dormant fleas and eggs Vacuum clean floors and furniture regularly – ensuring to cover hard to reach places as fleas like to hide in cracks in floorboards and crevices Shake out or beat rugs and pet bedding outdoors so fleas and eggs fall off Consider placing pet beds in areas without carpets such as on wooden floors (but ONLY if these are well sealed – if there are gaps between the boards this may actually make the pest much harder to treat) If moving into a new home inspect carpets and flooring carefully for signs of eggs or ‘flea dirt’. If the previous owners had pets the flea larvae might be waiting for...

www.waspnest.ie Dublin & Meath

Wasps are most active in the warm summer months. In Ireland, the Common Wasp and German Wasp cause the most annoyance and painful stings. Even with their special yellow and black body, they can still be confused with hornets, although hornets are not as common in this country, they can still bite and sting you. Contact us at www.waspnest.ie or 087 1431...
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