When do pests cause the most problems?

Year chart showing when the most common UK pests are most active.

We’ve put together this handy chart so you can see at a glance when common pests are most active and therefore likely to cause the most problems. Understanding the pest’s behaviour enables us to be prepared for likely issues and helps us prevent problems or bring infestations under control faster. You can see what the Read More »

Strange noises in your loft. What is really going on?

View of attic

How CSS uses night vision cameras for pest identification. When you hear a strange sound in your loft or under the floorboard how do you know what it is? It can be hard to identify what is making that strange scratching, scurrying sound. Recently we went out to a home where they were convinced that they Read More »

Turning up the Heat

One of our major clients has embarked on a more organic and pesticide free application for the control of Stored Product Insects. Using our specialist heat treatment equipment. It was a very long day but the results were worth the wait. The optimum temperature to reach was 52 degrees at 1 hour. To reach this Read More »

IPAF – Powered Access Trained

We take safety very seriously here at CSS Pest Services by investing in training in the safe use of powered access equipment via the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Our legal requirements have been fulfilled as our platform operators have the PAL Card. Most legislation, covering health and safety obligations, accident prevention and work at Read More »

CSS goes for CPD

As we all know Pests endanger our health, contaminate our food and environment and damage our property and therefore must be controlled. However, it is essential that their control is carried out responsibly by people who are properly trained and competent. With this in mind and to ensure that CSS Pest Services continues its professionalism Read More »

Going from Strength to Strength

Over the past 5 years CSS Pest Services Limited has grown from strength to strength and with major support from our Central Helpdesk, this has given us increased facilities to service our clients and has allowed us to be more proactive in the fight against growing pest numbers. Apart from having a central helpdesk function Read More »

The Squirrel Survey

Being on many surveys myself I have found that establishing the facts is critical to the providing the correct course of treatment. Here is a quick guide to help in your fact finding mission: Outside Area Of Buildings – Making Your Survey Ask the owner/occupier if they are aware of any entry points used by Read More »

A Brief 3-Step approach to solving a rodent infested Building:

Step 1 – Deny Access Stop the rodents Any infested building has holes and defects, which need to be addressed. Mice and Rats have an open-door invitation that needs to be removed — they got inside somehow but where? CSS Pest proofing service will conduct a survey to establish all entry points around the building Read More »

Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs

Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs in the UK If you think you have a bed bug infestation then you’ll need to know how to treat them to be rid of them completely There are many benefits to choosing heat treatment over other methods of pest control, the main benefits are: One treatment is enough to Read More »

Heat Treatment for Food industry

With the environmental impact of the use of insecticides CSS Pest Services have committed to using innovative pest control techniques, which are both environmentally friendly and effective. Heat Treatment is the organic and environmentally friendly way of treating insect infestations. With the phasing out of Methyl Bromide and the drawbacks of alternatives such as Sulphuryl Read More »