It’s hard to think of the worst type of pest – it’s a pretty uninspiring field of candidates! But if we had to choose the worst type of pest, rodents would have to be our nomination. Rodents cause all sorts of problems, from property damage to disease. And a lot of the time, they do it all without anyone even realising. So it’s not surprising that one of the questions we are asked most commonly is how to get rid of rodents. Luckily, the methods aren’t limited! Still, some do work better than others. However, with a combination of prevention and professional treatment, rodents are easy enough to deal with – and we can explain how. Continue reading
It’s a question we get all the time: how often should you get a termite treatment? And the answer really varies. Termites simply love the climate and landscape around Brisbane. But they love some areas in particular. So there isn’t really a hard and fast rule. So to help you assess your own situation, we have developed a brief guide on how often you should get a termite treatment. Hopefully, there’s enough information here to help you coordinate your termite inspections and termite treatments in the future!
Summer is great for so many reasons. You have free time, good weather and, of course, that delightful Christmas feast! But you’re not the only one who will be feasting this summer. Summer pests also love the warmer months. For them, food is abundant, conditions are right and your home is their giant lunchbox. Don’t worry too much though; with the right help, summer pests are pretty easy to eradicate. Continue reading
If you’re anything like us, sitting down to Christmas lunch in the holidays is hard to beat. With a delicious roast ham, plenty of refreshments and good company, Christmas is the highlight of the holidays! But what about those uninvited guests? Ants, cockroaches, flies and vermin love the holiday season almost as much as we do. So you have to act proactively and that means pest proofing your home for the holidays. And we have some great tips to help you do it.
The sun’s back out, the weather is warmer and Christmas is on its way – sounds like summer in Queensland! What could go wrong? With these summer pest control tips, not much! Summer is the time of year where some pests are most active. The dynamic temperatures, high humidity and abundant sunlight all mean that pests are going to change their behaviour. So you need to change your approach to summer pest control. Luckily, it’s much easier than it sounds! Continue reading
For many homeowners across Queensland, termites are an ever-present threat. You may not be able to see them, but a momentary lapse in protection can have catastrophic consequences. A lot is often said about the many ways in which you can treat termite infestations. This is very important. But what is equally important, is working out how to prevent them altogether. As a homeowner, there are a few things you can do to pre-emptively prohibit termites from making themselves at home in your home. Continue reading
During winter, you probably think there is nothing better than enjoying the cosy comfort of your home. But you are not the only one who thinks so. Many pests see your home in the same way that you do: a warm comfortable shelter, with plenty to eat. This means that as a pest controller, you have to remain vigilant. Continue reading
Flying termites and flying ants bear a remarkable resemblance. Both are similar in size, shape and behaviour. However, in spite of this, termites are actually not a part of the ant species at all. The two are thought to have undergone a ‘convergent evolution,’ which explains their almost identical social and physical structures.
If you have noticed heightened pest activity around your home, then you may have a pest infestation on your hands. Pest infestations are more than just a few rats around the place, or a couple of insects. Pest infestations are serious, and they are normally caused by nesting and breeding activity. Continue reading
Ants are annoying pests that can be very hard to manage. Owing to their minute size, they can gain entry to even the most well-secured homes. Once inside your home, they can nest and thrive. This will often result in your food being spoiled and storage spaces becoming overrun with ants. Many people opt for harsh insecticides to deal with their ant issues.