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Pest problem? Oh, rats!

28th September 2017

Rats infestation in a home or business can be a real pain, not to mention potentially dangerous.

Rats need to continually gnaw to grind down their teeth, which means they often cause a great deal of harmful structural damage. These rodents also carry and spread diseases such as Leptospirosis,

How to manage a moth problem

9th August 2017

Moths are a fairly common albeit unwanted house pest in the UK. 

There are two primary types of moth, macro-moths (larger breeds) and micro-moths (smaller breeds). According to UKMoths, there are approximately 2,400 moth species in the country,  and while most are harmless to humans, some can cause damage to some

Pest problems - Don’t let the bedbugs bite!

25th July 2017

Bed bugs have been a known human parasite for thousands of years and continue to infest our homes today.

These invasive insects are one of nature’s bloodsuckers and are quite happy to choose humans as their prey. Although unable to spread disease, they often leave their human hosts covered in red

An introduction to Oxford Direct Services

30th May 2017

Formed in 2011, Oxford Direct Services is a not-for-profit branch of the Oxford City Council, providing a wide range of local authority services to both residents and businesses. 
 
Adhering to the highest possible service standards, our organisation responds to service requests quickly and efficiently,

Top tips for simple summer pest control

30th May 2017

Summer is just around the corner, and our thoughts turn to barbecues, al fresco picnics, and enjoying all the outdoor activities that we love.

Unfortunately, it’s also the season in which bugs, wasps, mosquitos and other pests thrive, leading many people to start researching dreaded DIY pest control! Over the