MouseMesh Pest Control Articles

What are air bricks and why do we need them?

What are air bricks and why do we need them?

Air bricks, sometimes called air bricks or air vents, are special bricks containing holes that allow air to enter under the floor of buildings that have suspended floors. Cavity walls also need ventilation to allow airflow that will prevent moisture build up. Traditionally air bricks were made of clay – a material similar to that

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House Mice – a Health Hazard

House Mice – a Health Hazard

House mice (Latin name Mus domesticus) are well adapted to living within our homes, shops and factories. House mice will indeed very happily live and breed in our houses, garages, factories and any other place giving them extra protection from the cold, damp and wet. Our waterproof structures, especially cloches, garden sheds and similar shelters enable

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Pest Control Options

Pest Control Options

Common pests in the home are: Mice Rats Insects: Cockroaches Wasps Beetles Probably the most common pest in this list is the common house mouse (Latin name Mus domesticus) that has become well adapted to living in our homes, factories, storerooms and shops. All of these pests are a problem since they contaminate our foods and,

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Pest Control – Slugs

Pest Control – Slugs

Other Pests: Slugs MouseMesh was designed to keep mice out of your home; with the advent of MouseMesh with a stainless steel frame we have a product that will keep rats out of your home – sometimes this is referred to as RatMesh. It has also been acknowledged that the fine mesh of the MouseMesh

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Rats Can Chew Through Plastic Air Bricks

Rats Can Chew Through Plastic Air Bricks

We have known for some time that rats can enter homes after chewing through plastic air bricks. We now have evidence on film. The video below – posted on Youtube – shows the determination of two rats to enter a house via a plastic air brick. Like most animals, they are seeking shelter and food.

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Humane Pest Control

Humane Pest Control

House mice, as indicated by the name, have always had a close link with man. These fury creatures live in nests, which are often built in homes especially in the winter months. Our comfortable houses provide mice with the three essential elements they need to survive – food, water and warmth. House mice breed fairly

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Insect Pest Control – Beetles

Insect Pest Control – Beetles

Insect Pests: Beetles Different varieties of beetles provide three problems when they enter your home: Pollution of foodstuff, particularly dried food such as cereals, flour, grain, rice and nuts Damage to natural fabrics such as wool, cotton and silk – synthetic materials such as nylon, polyester and rayon are not normally damaged by beetles Damage

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Insect Pest Control – Wasps

Insect Pest Control – Wasps

Insect Pests: Wasps Wasps are common throughout Britain and really it is unfair to call them a pest since they do more good than harm – though they can spoil a picnic or barbeque and can cause alarm in the home. If they enter your home and build a nest in the attic or eaves

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Insect Pest Control – Cockroaches

Insect Pest Control – Cockroaches

Insect Pests: Cockroaches Cockroaches are one of the most commonly found household pest insects in the UK and few pests conjure up such strong feelings of distress, embarrassment and disgust as do cockroaches. Chemical control may seems the obvious solution, and is still a common sight but method is not always necessary as some domestic

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Keeping Your Home Pest Free

Keeping Your Home Pest Free

Effective pest control is a requirement for most buildings and especially at home and those places where food is stored or prepared. Effective methods of control can employ high technology ultrasonic, electro-magnets or even electrocution methods! There are, however, many simple products and solutions to eradicate domestic pests e.g. rats, mice (especially house mice), moles and

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