Pest Management during COVID-19

It’s important not to neglect pest control during the current coronavirus pandemic, especially if you are in the food and hospitality sectors. If you are still operating, you are likely under a lot of pressure and may find it difficult to keep up with anything other than production. We can take the stress away by […]

How to Keep Your Business Pest Free

There are several different types of pest that can cause havoc in food businesses, from ants, flies and birds to cockroaches, mice and rats. Whether you prepare, serve, sell or store food, keeping your premises pest-free is an ongoing task that needs to be kept on top of. Not having a proper plan in place […]

How to choose a Pest Management company

Choosing a pest management company isn’t as simple as you might think. There are several different things to take into consideration when looking for help with pest control. Our handy guide should help you make an informed decision. Accreditations – These show a high level of workmanship, as they have to work to the standards […]

Winter Pests

The pests you need to be wary of in the winter months are mice, rats, flies and cockroaches. As the weather gets colder they start to look for warm places to nest and multiply. Mice and rats These rodents will enter businesses as the weather cools down and their natural food sources dry up. They […]

Feral Pigeon Problem

The Problem  Our client at a railway component distribution centre had a Feral Pigeon problem, they were nesting above their operatives work stations in a narrow gap at the top of a wall and roosting on the beams in the same area.  The birds’ droppings and general debris were falling on staff and equipment below, […]

LED Fly Killers

Fly control units have been around for over 100 years, and have remained mostly unchanged, but innovation has finally caught up and the next generation of fly control units has arrived. Modern LED fly control units are low-energy, high performance, efficient and eco-friendly. Traditional UV fly units use bulbs that produce phosphor to lure flies […]

Autumn Pests To Look Out For

As the weather starts to turn cooler, many pests will look for places to get out of the cold. If you run any kind of commercial business that deals with food, either storing, preparing or serving, it’s essential that you know what autumn pests you may encounter. Knowing how to prevent a pest infestation is […]

Fly Control for Businesses

Fly control Flies are one of the most prevalent pests to be found in homes and businesses, more so in the summer months. They pose a huge risk to human health and can spread diseases such as Salmonella and E. Coli. If you run or manage a food business, whether it’s a pub, restaurant, hotel, […]

Summer Pests in Commercial Food businesses

With summer in full swing, it’s essential to keep on top of your hygiene routines, no matter how overworked or short-staffed you are. Summer is the prime season for pests invading food preparation and serving premises; factories, warehouses, cafes & restaurants, hotels, deli’s and even supermarkets and hospitals are all at risk from pest infestation […]

What to do if you spot pests

Professional, effective and compliant Pest Control from Shield Pest Management Whether you manage a small kitchen, storage warehouse or major food manufacturing site, chances are you will encounter the need for pest management at some point. Whatever pests you come across, we have the expertise to eradicate them, prevent them from returning and help to […]