Christmas Critters – How to Stop an Infestation


Christmas is just around the corner; festive songs can be heard in almost every store and colourful lightening and trees can be seen in shopping centres and homes up and down the country. Christmas is an exciting time of the year, but it can also be a time when pests enter our property and cause all sorts of issues. The last thing you want to come across during the holiday period is a mice infestation or bed bugs. If you think you’ve a pest problem in your home, call local pest control in Portsmouth immediately. Professional pest control specialists can get rid of all kinds of unwanted guests, such as:

  • Mice and Rats
  • Squirrels
  • Bed Bugs
  • Wasps and Wasps Nests
  • Flies

If you’ve no idea what you are dealing with, make a video or take a picture of the creature and contact your local pest control experts.

Here are 3 of the most common pests you might come across during the winter.

Unlike most critters, bed bugs aren’t seasonal. They can survive in all kinds of temperatures as long as they have someone to feed on. Look out for dark stains on your mattress or small dark spots of blood.

  • Mice

Food becomes scarce during the winter months and mice tend to invade people’s homes looking for dinner.

  • Cockroaches

These pests are the last thing you want around during Christmas dinner, if you notice an unpleasant odour or droppings, you could have a cockroach infestation problem.

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