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Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in animal pest, Ants, BH postcode, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, fleas, Foxes, grey squirrels, mice, mole control, mole removal, moles, pest control, pest control problem, pest control service, pest prevention, Pigeons, Poole, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, Rodents, vermin, vermin control, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps | 0 comments

Vermin -“Wild animals which are believed to be harmful to crops, farm animals, or game, or which carry disease, e.g. rodents.” Origin: Middle English (originally denoting animals such as reptiles and snakes): from Old French, based on Latin vermis ‘worm’. There is a lot of talk about vermin or vermin control and it usually refers to rodents, rats, mice, birds including pigeons and sometimes foxes. It normally means that a certain animal has become a pest and needs to be killed or removed. No animals or birds are actually classified as vermin and what one person may consider to be vermin may...

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Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Ants, BH postcode, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, fleas, grey squirrels, infestation, mice, mole control, mole removal, moles, Pest, pest control, pest prevention, Pests, Poole, professional pest controller, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, rodent, Rodents, squirrels, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal | 0 comments

Property owners have a legal obligation under the Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 to keep premises rodent free, or, if rodents pose a threat to health or property, to report infestations to the local authority. The local authority (council) also has legal powers to deal with an infestation in your home, this can fall under the term statutory nuisance, if the infestation is harmful to health, or proving to be a nuisance to affected areas, including neighbouring properties. If there is a risk to your health or safety or that of other persons, then it could be classed as a hazard under...

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