Tighter rules controlling the use of rodenticides come into force on Thursday 1st March to reduce the number of secondary wildlife deaths caused by the misuse of rodent poisons. On that date, EU Commission Regulation 2016/1179 comes into force banning the general sale of rodenticides with anticoagulant active substances above 30 parts per million (ppm).
The mouse problem in London is well documented, not least in our news pages. But when does it become more of a problem. When do the mouse control risks faced by tens of thousands of people become a crisis?
A couple from London found themselves in a race against time to remove mice from their home because their baby daughter was about to start crawling. John and Melissa* had tried many ways to get rid of mice in their flat, including laying mice traps and putting down mouse poison, but none of them worked.
A major London mouse control problem is driving tens of thousands of people out of their homes every year to escape entrenched mice infestations, says the capital’s leading mouse proofing specialist. People are changing the homes they rent – and even selling their properties to buy elsewhere – because they see it as the only
For some homeowners finding the best way to get rid of mice in their house proves to be harder than finding the mice in the first place. Many property owners, whether they have houses, flats or commercial premises, struggle to get rid of mice. They are only tiny, frail, little animals, so how hard should
Mouse control is a common term for the process of getting rid of mice in homes and commercial property. The secret is in the name – ‘control’. Why has a term that suggests you can’t actually get rid of mice, just control them, become common currency in the pest control industry? In fact, why do
Our technical experts give 10 reasons why facilities managers should review pest control strategies, and consider rodent proofing. Concerns about rodenticides and traps, in terms of how effective they are, and their impact on the environment, are increasing. This article first appeared on page 32 in the October 2016 edition of Tomorrow’s FM. 1. The rise
It’s one of the most common questions we get asked. How can I get rid of mice in my house? And it’s usually accompanied by a clear sense of desperation. That’s because in most cases, our customers have tried most DIY mouse control solutions already, none of which have worked. Mice pest control can take
A team of mouse proofers from SUPERPROOFTM have been praised by a social landlord and its tenants for curing a serious mouse infestation in a block of 24 flats. Arhag Housing Association called in SUPERPROOFTM to tackle a mouse control problem which had been troubling tenants in Silvester House, West London, over a number of
Britain is a nation of animal lovers, which is why a lot of people want to know how to get rid of mice without killing them. It is not just about being squeamish. We now have a better understanding of how ecosystems work, and the impact our actions can have on wildlife. People are more