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Spring Ants

2018-04-16T16:19:06+00:00

Ants are a common problem our pest controllers come across as the weather heats up here in Milton Keynes. You’re most likely to see black garden ants in MK, which are actually dark brown in colour, rather than more exotic species, although tropical Pharaoh’s Ants can be found here in Milton Keynes too. It’s [...]

Spring Pests

2018-04-13T10:27:47+00:00

With Spring here and the sun finally starting to make an odd appearance, we’re looking at the pests you might encounter as the weather warms, drawing out spring pests right here in Milton Keynes. We’re talking about the most common spring pests our pest controllers come across at this time of year-ants, moths, flies [...]

The Facts About Rats

2018-03-12T16:20:11+00:00

This winter we’ve had more calls than ever about rats at our HQ in Milton Keynes. Lots of customers find having rats very stressful- the noise, the damage they cause and the invasion of your personal space. Unfortunately, once rats are inside the fabric of a building its possible to find them pretty much anywhere, [...]

Protecting your business against bad press and social media

2018-02-12T16:45:00+00:00

It’s true that social media can be a force for good, connecting people across the world, inspiring generosity and good deeds. It also gives businesses direct access to existing and potential customers, allowing them to truly understand what their customers want at any time. However, as Aldi and their suppliers Agrifreeze discovered last week, it [...]

Don’t let rats plague you

2018-01-26T16:44:39+00:00

Scientists now agree that rats weren’t to blame for spreading the plague between the 1300s and the 1800s. Unfortunately, it was us humans spreading the disease through fleas and ticks which people used to carry on their bodies and clothes due to poor hygiene.However, rats do still carry diseases like Listeria and Salmonella which can [...]

Mice on the Move

2018-01-08T13:39:58+00:00

Mice are a common problem for our clients in the colder months as they seek shelter from dropping temperatures and look for food to keep them going. You’ll often hear them scrabbling around at night or find signs that they’ve been in your property rather than seeing them as they are very nervous. This video [...]

Merry Christmas from Team ProAct

2017-12-21T15:28:28+00:00

Merry Christmas from all the team at ProAct Pest Control! Thank you for your support this year, its been a fantastic first year of business and from our family to yours we wish you all a very Merry, pest free Christmas and a brilliant New Year!  From pest prevention programmes to infestation emergencies we've worked with [...]

Christmas Trees and their Bugs

2017-12-08T12:55:13+00:00

Have you put your Christmas tree up yet? On National Christmas Tree Day we’re talking about Christmas trees and the bugs that you might be bringing into your home without realising if you’re a fan of live Christmas trees. Scientists say that Christmas trees can hold up to 25,000 bugs from mites to moths, spiders [...]

Cluster Flies – an Unwanted Christmas Present

2017-11-10T17:07:50+00:00

Its getting to the time of year when you take that annual expedition into the loft to get down the Christmas decorations. You might come across unexpected pests in the process and we’re talking about how and why cluster flies are hiding in your loft. In the warmer spring and summer months cluster flies [...]

ProAct Approved as Buy with Confidence Company

2018-02-19T12:10:45+00:00

ProAct Pest Control is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the Buy with Confidence scheme and is a Trading Standards approved provider of pest control services. This means: You can be confident when you work with us that we have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards. Our staff are qualified [...]