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Posted by jask Media on 5 June 2024

Tips to avoid pests this summer [ Infographic ]

As summer approaches, so does the influx of pests. The warmer weather and longer days create the perfect environment for insects and rodents to thrive, invading our homes and gardens. Dealing with pests can be a nuisance and sometimes even a health hazard. However, with some preventative measures, you can keep your home pest-free throughout the summer months. Here are seven effective tips to help you avoid pests this summer....

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Posted by jask Media on 7 March 2024

What time of year are pests most active?

Pests can infest homes and businesses at any time of the year; however, certain seasons tend to see increased pest activity. Property owners need to take proactive measures to prevent pest infestations and limit the damage and health risks that they can cause. Read on to find out what time of year are pests most active.  Pest activity throughout the year Spring and summer may be known for increased pest...

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Posted by jask Media on 3 November 2023

What time of year are insects most active?

A question we often get asked here at Topline is “What time of year are insects most active?”. Insects in the UK do tend to be at their most active during the warmer months of the year. Spring and summer offer favourable conditions for bugs, which tend to thrive during warmer temperatures and warmer days. However, they can also cause you problems when temperatures drop, so it’s important not to...

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Posted by jask Media on 6 October 2023

What are the most common pests in the UK?

Are you wondering “What are the most common pests in the UK?” If so, this article is for you. As one of the leading pest control companies in Doncaster, we have dealt with many different pests over the years, ranging from rats and cockroaches to bed bugs and birds. Some pests can cause more damage and annoyance than others, but it’s always best to act as quickly as you can...

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Posted by jask Media on 6 September 2023

Why are pests bad? [ Infographic ]

Are you wondering “Why are pests bad?”. Perhaps you’ve noticed signs of an infestation and are wondering if you need an exterminator or if you can leave the pests alone. The truth is, they can cause many problems ranging from health issues to property damage, which means they shouldn’t be ignored for too long. Read on to find out why pests are bad.  The negative impact of pests Pests can...

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Posted by jask Media on 20 June 2023

What’s the difference between bees and honey bees?

Bees are one of the world’s most important insects. They play a crucial role in pollination, which is essential for the reproduction of flowering plants. However, there’s some confusion about bees, with many people asking the question “What’s the difference between bees and honey bees?” Read on to find out the answer to this common question. 6 key differences between bumblebees and honey bees If you’re confused about what differentiates...

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Posted by jask Media on 11 April 2023

What is solar proofing against birds?

Are you struggling with the presence of birds on your solar panels? If so, you’re not alone. Many home and business owners struggle with the effects of birds on their solar panels. Bird droppings are capable of causing serious damage to the surface of the panels. Even corroding the cables. The birds themselves can bite through the cables and scratch the solar panels, causing the system to stop generating power....

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Posted by jask Media on 6 February 2023

How to prevent pests

Prevention is often the best form of defence when it comes to pests. Preventative pest control can stop an infestation before it begins, ensuring you don’t have to share your home or business premises with creatures such as mice, rats, cockroaches, ants or birds. At Topline, we can suggest a range of highly effective preventative pest control methods, some of which you can do yourself without outside help. Keep reading...

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