Pests invade homes, offices and factories across the UK. To combat them, there are a huge number of products available on the market to buy.

Listed below are the most common pests in the UK with links to find out further information about each pest and the best pest control options available to beat them.

Ants

Ants

Ants are social insects that belong to the same order as wasps and bees. Voted as the number one nuisance pest in the UK, ants can colonise your home or office.

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Beetles

Beetles

There are several million different species of beetle that can be found across the globe, however no where near this many are indigenous to the UK.

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

One of the most adaptable species in the World, cockroaches are often found making themselves comfortable in your factories, offices and homes.

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Fleas

Fleas

There are many species of flea, including the dog flea, cat flea and bird flea, which can find their way into our homes and offices causing problems for ourselves and for our pets.

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Flies

Flies

Flies have an amazing ability to cause problems simply by being there. However, some species of fly can also cause health problems to both humans and pets.

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Moths

Moths

Moths are generally regarded as a pest due to the damage their larvae cause to materials, textiles and stored products.

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Rats

Rats

Rats are the most reviled mammal species on earth, because of the problems they have caused mankind throughout recorded history.

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Silverfish

Silverfish

Silverfish are wingless nocturnal insects that thrive in dark, damp areas of our homes. Often found in kitchens and bathrooms, silverfish do not spread disease and are more of a nuisance than a true pest.

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Squirrels

Squirrels

Not commonly associated as a pest, the grey squirrel generally only causes problems during the winter months when they begin to search for a warm, dry place to stay.

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Wasps

Wasps

Largely restricted to causing annoyance during the summer months when they start feeding on rotting fruit, wasps can also cause painful stings.

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