Brian Mathers

Dermestes Beetle – Pest Advice and Insect Control

Do you think you have a Dermestes Beetle problem in your premises? For expert Beetle treatments in Fife call Elysium Pest Control  The following are the most common Dermestes beetle found in Fife. (a)   Hide Beetle (Dermestes Maculatus) (b)  Larder Beetle (Dermestes Lardarius) (c)   Black Larder Beetle (Dermestes Lardarius) (d)  Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus) Dermestes […]

Fly Control Experts Fife | Elysium Pest Control

Cluster Fly Pest Control Experts Needing Cluster Fly Pest Control Experts? You might if you happen to live in an old property with sash windows. If you believe this is describes the windows in your property you might need to contact your local Fly Control Experts in Fife. Cluster Fly Pest Control Experts in Fife […]

Mole Pest Control Fife: Mole Issues We Can Fix For You

Do you have issues with mole pest control in Fife? Mole Pest Control in Fife As members of the Guild of British Mole Catchers, Elysium Pest Control deals with all issues relating to moles. What Are Moles? A small animal the size of the palm of your hand with a body covered in black, grey, white, […]

Mice Control Fife by Elysium Pest Control

DO YOU HEAR MICE SCRATCHING AT NIGHT? The mouse most common rodent in Fife is the house mouse.Their colour varies between grey and light brown.Their Bodies vary in length up to 90mm and the tail can be just as long as the body.The droppings found are black, 3-6mm in length about the size of a […]

Pest Control for Fleas Fife:

For effective Flea Control Fife, give Elysium Pest Control a call. Clients often come to Elysium Pest Control because they have an issue with fleas. But how can they tell? Is your pet scratching themselves? That is often the way to determine whether you have fleas. Related content: Fleas – Other Useful Information Flea Control […]


You may be surprised to learn that woodworm has a three-year life cycle from entering the wood and laying their eggs, to the insect-eating away at the wood and eventually leaving the surface via an exit hole. Once woodworm is confirmed, Elysium will: Identify the type of beetle and the scale of the infestation Establish […]

GREY SQUIRREL (Sciurus Carolinensis)

Grey squirrels live in either Drays or in tree hollow dens, they have two main breeding seasons, the first is February to March and the second is June to July, they have an average litter size of three and they are not protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Their life expectancy is about […]


As an adult the average Rat can weigh between 12 -16 oz, with a body length of 15-20 cm long. The nose is blunt with small ears, and small eyes. The fur is shaggy and coarse with variation in colours. The tail is shorter than the head and body combined, and is quite scaly. Rats […]

Pest Control in Fife – Rats

SIGNS OF RATS Have you seen gnaw marks or found black droppings about 10mm in length then you may have RATS. This is not a problem as we can help just call us now on 01383 829700 or 07565 793626. ABOUT RATS Rats are active mostly at night so you dont normally see them, they […]


House Mice can be found in domestic buildings and rural buildings, they can be brown or grey in colour and their body length varies between 2.5 – 9 cm, however their tail can add another 9 cm to their length. Droppings from mice are black and a rod shape and can be 3-6 mm in […]

The Gull (Laridae)

There are 6 main species of Gull breeding around the coasts of UK. They are the Greater and Lesser Black Back Gull; Black Headed Gull; Herring Gull; Common Gull and Kittiwake. All are associated with coastal towns although the Herring and Lesser and Greater Black Back Gulls are now being found in larger numbers inland […]

GIANT HOUSE SPIDERS (Eratigina Atrica)

Autumn is coming, Screams will be heard from bathrooms and living rooms all over the country. Spiders are normally measured from nose to tail and the average house spider is 10-14mm in length with legs of 50-60mm. It seems to be that if you are afraid of something you attract it, like illness or unwanted […]


Pigeons nesting under solar panels is an increasing problem. The solution is to fit a metal ‘cage’ around the solar panels and to run bird wire along the length of the gutter. Bird-proofing is not straightforward and if it is to be both effective and inconspicuous it should be fitted by trained technicians. All too […]


Fleas can be a problem in the domestic house hold or in the work place, they can be transported in by dogs and cats, birds nesting or brought in on clothing contaminated whilst visiting other premises. FLEA CONTROL IN FIFE Fleas brought in by your dog or cat will develop in your carpet and be […]

Feral Pigeon

Feral Pigeons inhabit every town and city in the UK and are a serious hazard to health. Unfortunately their human dependence for food leaves each pigeon dropping 13 KG of excrement every year. 13 kg x 18 million of a population inhabiting the UK equals and amounts to us being very busy Pest Controllers. They […]


The Case Bearing and Common Clothes Moth are our two main Clothes Moths found in Fife. Bird nests and Animal nests are usually where the Moths come from only eating feathers, fur and wool, they are most likely therefore to feed on clothes and carpets in your home especially in dark areas where they are […]

Birds Pest Control in Fife

Pest Control in Fife always appears to be a hot topic especially with our gulls and other bird species considered to be pests. Known species of Pest Birds are a constant topic of discussion in the coastal areas of Fife and Edinburgh. Elysium Pest Control have years of experience in dealing with birds that are […]

Controlling Ants in Fife

In Fife the usual Ant species that we come across is The Black or Garden Ant. Black Ants are not regarded as a threat to public health, they do however pass through unhygenic surfaces in the search for food. Contamination of work surfaces in kitchens and food preparation areas can be caused. The Law states […]