Wrexham Council homepage

Advertising

Pest Advice

Advice sheets

Please consult the links below for general advice.

Mosquitoes

In parts of Wrexham County Borough, mosquitoes can be a problem during the warmer months.

Downloads

Bedbugs

Bedbugs are small wingless insects that feed solely upon the blood of warm-blooded animals.

Downloads

Cockchafers

Cockchafers are also known as the Maybug or Junebug as they are usually seen in late Spring and early Summer.

Downloads

Pigeons as Pests

The control of pigeons is a very emotive subject. Many people see them as part of the natural wildlife of Wrexham. Others see them as a pest and would like to see them all removed from our streets and open spaces.

Downloads

Cable Bug

The Cable Bug, a phenomenon only recently recognised, occurs in the built environment in large offices, computer rooms, telephone exchanges etc. The occupants of such buildings receive insect-like bite marks on exposed skin. Extensive investigation of buildings presumed infested with biting insects shows no evidence of any arthropod activity.

Downloads

Ants

Control measures should only really be required where ants are invading or living in properties.

Downloads

Grey Squirrels

The Grey Squirrel (Sciurus Carolinensis) is the American cousin of Britain’s endangered red variety. There are estimated to be almost five million Grey Squirrels in Britain.

Downloads

Wild Rabbits

The rabbit is found in habitats which provide suitable grass or other vegetation for grazing. Rabbits will also live under sheds, amongst rubble and in piles of dead tree roots and branches.

Downloads

Disclaimer: Wrexham County Borough Council is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.