Wasp Nest Treatment/ Removal
Delta Pest Control provides professional Wasp nest treatment and removal across Coventry & Warwickshire.
Please see our dedicated wasp nest page for full details.
As well as wasps nests, we also deal with hornets. European hornets strip the bark from trees, causing damage to trees and shrubs. Much like wasps, hornets also sting. We follow the same treatment methods for wasps and hornets.
Treatment is fast and very effective. The wasps/hornets usually die within 2 hours of treatment and a follow-up visit is rarely needed. Delta Pest Control provides either nest removal or nest treatment, whichever is more practical and cost effective to the customer.
Delta Pest Control specialise in the professional removal of honey bees from places of inconvenience.
We provide this service across the West Midlands and Warwickshire.
Delta Pest Control technicians are fully qualified, experienced bee removers with Honey Bee Removal Certification.
At Delta Pest Control. We LOVE bees! Which is why all of our removals are live. We do not kill bees.
We work closely with local bee keepers from the British Bee Keeping Association (BBKA) to ensure that once the honey bees are removed, they can be re-homed with a Beekeeper.
We have relocated many honey bee colonies, from chimneys, rooftops and ceilings where customers had been previously told that it would be impossible to remove - so if you have been previously told its not possible, please give us a call!
For more information on honey bees, please see our dedicated honey bee removal page.
BELOW: Video: Live Removal of Honey Bees from a Chimney
Bumble bees rarely cause an issue, and we generally advise to leave them, as they will move on after the summer and do not create large nests. However, we have re-homed a number of bumble bee nests this year, which found themselves in less than ideal locations or where homeowners are allergic. They are now pollinating the Delta garden!
Generally, bees rarely present problems as pests. However, there are occasions where customers may need the bees moved. All our removals are LIVE. We do not kill bees.
Cluster Fly Control
Delta Pest Control provides professional Cluster Fly control treatment across Coventry & Warwickshire.
Cluster Flies are a nuisance in the home. In autumn they “cluster” together in large numbers in upper rooms or roof spaces of houses to hibernate. They return every year to hibernate, after breeding and laying their eggs in nearby grass areas.
Treatment for Cluster Flies is simple and very effective, but it will need doing every year. The numbers will get less each year, so eventually they will become less of an annoyance.
See how effective our cluster fly treatment is in the below video. This was a big cluster fly issue in a large warehouse space. (Of course, we clean up afterwards too!)
Delta Pest Control provides professional Fly Control services across Coventry & Warwickshire.
Commercial fly issues are usually solved with fly deterrents, alterations to household hygiene practices, and general waste disposal control.
Upon survey, Delta Pest Control can offer professional advice, and provide fly deterrents, such as EFK’s and fly screens. We also offer maintenance services for EFK's, to check they are functioning correctly, clean them and replace bulbs as needed.
Variegated Carpet Beetles are extremely common textile pests – more common than the clothes moth in the UK.
They are commonly found in bird’s nests and domestic properties. The female will lay its eggs on or in suitable larvae food - The carpet beetle larvae feed on carpets, bedding, fabrics, clothing, & furs.
The eggs are whitish and around 100 are laid at a time. They hatch between 10 days to a month after being laid.
Once hatched, the now larvae, are around 4-5mm, brown, and are covered with short bristles, they are also known as “woolly bears”. (This is also the case for fur beetles)
The "woolly bear" sheds these hairs, which can cause a bite-like rash to the human body. Which can be mistaken for having fleas or bedbugs.
"Woolly Bear" Carpet Beetle Larvae. - Image owned by Delta Pest Control®
Two Adult carpet beetles on a window ledge. Image owned by Delta Pest Control®
How do I know if I have carpet beetles?
Larvae moult 5 times before they develop into an adult beetle. The cast-off skins from this moulting may be the first signs of an infestation.
Also it is common that people only notice the infestation when they see the adult beetles. Adult beetles, unlike the larvae, actually feed off pollen and nectar. So they are frequently found on window ledges as they attempt to fly to their food source.
Female Carpet beetles generally find egg laying sites between the months of April - June. The Larvae come more active in September/October time before they hibernate.
What should I do if I have carpet beetles?
First of all, please don’t worry! They are extremely common, and are easily eradicated if treated correctly.
It is advisable to remove and destroy any heavily infested materials, where there is serious infestation.
Otherwise, infested areas should be cleaned thoroughly using the nozzle of a vacuum cleaner - Paying particular attention to textile items and cracks and crevices of the infested area within the property.
Delta pest technicians will do a full survey of the property, also checking for old bird’s nests in the roof and attic space (if applicable). As mentioned above, disused nests can attract these pests.
The pest technician will then spray a residual insecticide to the affected areas/rooms. Please allow up to 10 days for the infestation to completely die off.
For serious infestations, a second treatment may be required. However in domestic properties we have had great success treating the infestation on the first treatment.