2020 – The Year Of The Rat

2020 – The Year Of The Rat

January 25th 2020 marks the official start of Chinese New Year – The year of the rat. China adopted a zodiac system over 2000 years ago, utilising a total of 12 zodiac animals, each representative of a calendar year. The Zodiacs Legend has it that the Jade Emperor...
Found cluster flies in your house?

Found cluster flies in your house?

A house fly problem can be frustrating, but an infestation of the pesky cluster fly can be problematic to a much larger extent. Here at Key West Pest Control, cluster flies are a pest we face regularly during the cooler months. Chances are, if you spot any number of...
Found squirrels in your house?

Found squirrels in your house?

We’ve all smiled during woodland walks when a grey squirrel pops their head around a tree, or scampers through the leaves beside us; the cute creatures of the countryside. This is all well and good when we’re strolling through their world, but when they make their...
Found fleas in your house?

Found fleas in your house?

With the UK currently experiencing a considerable spike in flea activity, protecting our homes and families from this pest has become a top concern for homeowners across the country. About the size of a grain of salt, these small and indiscriminate parasites breed at...
Found rats in your house?

Found rats in your house?

Typically, anywhere humans go, rats go too. Think of the word “pest”, and we think of rats – before shuddering at the thought of them in our homes. A rat problem in the home requires immediate action. Capable of spreading around 35 diseases to your family through...
Found bed bugs in your house?

Found bed bugs in your house?

It may be widely acknowledged that an infestation of bed bugs in your home does not reflect on your standards of cleanliness, but still, the thought alone is enough to make you itch your skin right off the bone, right? For many, an infestation of bed bugs might be the...
Found cockroaches in your house?

Found cockroaches in your house?

We’ve had many a call from distressed homes across the country complaining of cockroach problems, with homeowners shocked that the UK is home to roaches at all. There are in fact three species of these little nasties prevalent in UK homes, the Oriental, German and...
Found flies in your house?

Found flies in your house?

Flies are annoying right? While buzzing and hovering annoyances, they instil less fear is us than other pests we find in our homes but are almost certainly the most common and wide-spread house-hold pest. With over 100,000 known species, able to transmit more than 100...