Woodworm – What is it and How Do You Treat It?


Woodworm is a term that evokes dread for many homeowners and antique lovers. These tiny insects can cause significant damage to wooden structures and furniture if left untreated. Understanding what woodworm is, how to identify it, and the best methods for treatment are crucial in preserving your wooden treasures. Let’s explore some useful information about […]

Neophobia in Rats – Why is it so Important to Understand?

neophobia in rats

In a natural setting, a rat’s cautiousness toward unfamiliar objects or environments helps protect them from potential threats or dangers. This is known as neophobia and is something that, as pest controllers, we are all too familiar with. Somewhat problematic to the inexperienced who might try and lay a trap for a rat unsuccessfully, we […]

Ten Pest Control Myths Debunked

pest control myths

From the idea that mice like cheese to the notion that spraying bug repellent will keep away all pests, there are a lot of myths out there. Unfortunately, these myths can lead to false assumptions and ultimately poor pest control decisions. In this blog post, we’ll discuss ten common pest control myths and provide the […]

The Growing Threat of Asian Hornets to UK Bees

asian hornet nest

Unfortunately, there have been a record number of sightings of Asian hornets in the UK recently which is raising fears of catastrophic consequences for the country’s bee populations. We take a look at the threat of Asian hornets to both bees and humans and what you should do if you suspect hornet activity nearby.  What […]

Is it Time to Call Out the Plymouth Mole Catcher?

Many of us are lucky enough to not suffer at the hands of miles in our gardens, considering them to be cute little creatures that live in fields. For those that are unfortunate enough to have these nocturnal visitors, they can be a real pain destroying grass, plants, flower beds and farmers crops. That is […]

Pest Control for Squirrels

While they are among the cuter pests that you will encounter the grey squirrel can be extremely destructive and harmful to your property. We take a look at the problems that grey squirrels can cause and why it is so important to exercise effective pest control for squirrels. Grey Squirrels are not actually native to […]

Rodent Entry Points – How Are They Getting In?

rodent facts

During the colder, wetter winter months, we receive a lot of calls about rats and mice infiltrating homes and making themselves comfortable. At Falcon, while are always on hand to come out and assess the situation and resolve your rodent problem, we also like to stress the importance of prevention and how to stop rodents […]

Falcon – The Pest Detectives

Here at Falcon, we like to think of ourselves as more than just pest controllers. We are in fact, pest detectives. Our work is not always as easy as just walking into a property and scooping up a mouse or rat and removing it. These creatures are extremely clever, with the ability to sneak into […]