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Meet Charlie Brown and Basil Brush!

Merlin Environmental’s two very well trained bed bug trained dogs – Basil Brush and Charlie Brown are two of a few dogs trained in sniffing out any pests in a matter of minutes in a room. Taking into account that it would take on average thirty minutes for a pest controller to thoroughly search through […]

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Heat Treatment to Treat Insect Infestations

Heat Treatment is the environmentally friendly way of treating insect infestations. In its simplest form infested items are encased in a protective capsule and heated air is pumped into the capsule. The temperature is monitored constantly using multiple temperature sensors. At the end of the treatment, a graphical record is produced to confirm the temperature […]

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Bed Bugs – Tips for Travellers

We are often contacted to deal with bed bug infestations where the exposure route is believed to be overseas travel. Below is a brief guide for travellers trying to minimise their exposure to bed bugs. These are the procedures our bed bug control technicians and consultants use when working away from home, they work globally […]

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Merlin Environmental featured in Pest Control Magazine

Merlin Environmental was recently featured in a Pest Control magazine . The issue being raised is pests being attracted to hospitals. Adam Juson from Merlin Environmental comments and elaborates how pest control techniques have to be implemented for budget cuts. Excerpt: Pest species such as rodents, birds and insects will be attracted to any building […]

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Heat treament to get rid of insect infestations

Heat treament to get rid of insect infestations Well aware of the environmental impact of chemical treatments, Merlin Environmental now use heat treatment to treat bed bug infestations. Over the years we have used a number of environmental manipulation techniques to resolve pest problems. By far the use of heat to control insect activity has […]

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Is your house infected with Mice?

One of the more quicker and agile pests to grow in or around the outskirts of your house are house mice.  If your house is attracting mice then it should not be a matter to be taken lightly – mice can pose a serious health risk to you and your family by carrying infectious diseases. […]

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How Merlin Uses Heat Treatment to Treat Insect Infestations

We use heat to eradicate insects in food production machinery, empty bins and silos, vehicles, Hotel rooms, furniture, and laundry equipment and is much more effective than the lone use of chemical sprays and fogging treatments in killing adult insects, eggs, larvae and pupae. Heat Treatment is the environmentally friendly way of treating insect infestations. […]

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