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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 [...]

Don’t make mountains out of mole hills

2017-11-10T16:07:05+00:00

Mole hills in your garden lawn can be frustrating at best and dangerous at worst and there’s very little you can do to stop them without professional help.Annoyingly, if you’ve had a visit from moles in the past it’s likely that they’ll find their way into your garden again as new moles will use the [...]

Halloween Creepy Crawlies

2017-10-27T14:09:05+00:00

With Halloween approaching we’re looking at the creepiest, spookiest pests you might come across in your home or when you’re out and about. Cockroaches are cannibals, eating one another if they need to, when food is scarce. Cockroaches have been known to make their way onto UK soil via container ships. Cluster flies which you'll [...]

Proofing your home this autumn

2017-10-19T14:33:24+00:00

As you turn on the heating and hunker down for autumn, don’t forget that pests like to keep warm too. Be on the look out for rats, mice and grey squirrels who will be searching for a cosy home. Here are our top proofing tips to stop your home becoming a pest hotel:   [...]