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Insect Control Edinburgh

An effective solution and preventative measures for Insect Removal in and around Edinburgh.

Their larvae may appear harmless but it can damage foodstuffs and fabrics, they can also sting people if handled or disturbed.

Insects can be intolerable and a nuisance in large numbers and more often than not need to be eliminated quickly. If you have problems with bedbugs, mites, fleas, cockroaches, wasps, ants or textile pests and stored product insects Anglo Scottish will help you keep them under control

Ants

Insects

Many insects are beneficial, but some are fiercely competitive with humans. Insects are not only numerous, but also amongst the most adaptable of all animals. Their adaptability combined with their tremendous rate of reproduction gives insects an unqualified potential for survival.

Insects form the largest and most successful group of animals in the world. Many of the insects now found in our Country carry disease, feed on human food, clothing or housing and cause stress to humans and animals with painful bites and stings.

Insects find their way into buildings via a number of ways, open doors and windows, drainage systems, pets or by being carried in, hidden amongst goods or supplies. All buildings provide shelter, warmth and food. This enables them to become rapidly established regardless of the type of premises.

Anglo Scottish Pest Control specialise in the eradication and prevention of insect pests. The pesticides we use are constantly tested against specific insect types and environments, which at this time are ever changing.

Our methods and products in conjunction with detailed reports highlighting hygiene, proofing and storage recommendations ensure rapid control of any insect infestation. Upon control being gained our continuous service visits then ensure constant protection and peace of mind to all of our commercial clients.

Moths

Moths do not cause any health risks but are a pest in homes and businesses because of the severe damage their larvae cause to clothes, fabrics, furs, leather and carpets.

This damage may continue for many weeks after moth larvae have hatched serious harm may have been done before numbers of flying moths are seen and so prevention of a moth problem is important.

Cat and Dog

Cat and Dog Fleas are very similar in appearance and live exclusively as parasites of warm-blooded animals, especially mammals. Whilst they show a certain degree of host preference, fleas are by no means specific and will feed on other animals in the absence of the normal host.
In fact they tend to be more nest than host-specific, for whilst the adults may feed on the blood of a variety of animals the larvae require more precise conditions which are associated with the habitats of the hosts rather than the characteristics of their blood.

Flea bites

Flea bites are identified as a tiny dark red spot surrounded by a reddened area. The bite persists for one or two days and is intensely irritating. First bites are not generally liable to cause serious infections, but they may lead to hypersensitivity. Look Out For:

  • Bite marks on the body, particularly around the ankles and lower leg
  • Flea dirt black specks on your pet or in your pet’s bed
  • Pet aggitation or scratching

Flies and Mosquitoes

As well as being a nuisance buzzing around the home especially in large numbers flies and Mosquitoes can also cause a health risks transmitting diseases including salmonella, dysentery, tuberculosis, cholera and parasitic worms. In this country, mosquitoes are less likely to spread disease than in the tropics, but the irritation caused by the bites can still be distressing particularly for children.

Cockroaches

Cockroaches carry a range of serious illnesses including salmonella, dysentery, gastroenteritis and typhoid. Cockroach droppings can also cause eczema and asthma.

The risk is particularly high in homes with children, the elderly or those fighting illnesses. Beyond the health risks not only are they disturbing by sight, but cockroaches produce an obnoxious odour that taints food and objects they come into contact with.

Cockroaches can breed rapidly and are highly resilient. A quick response is essential to ensure a cockroach infestation does not become established or spread to neighbouring properties.

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