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.
Insects and other such pests can cause you no end of trouble. Whether they are in your home, in your garden or even in your food, these critters can cost you time and money. Often, the frustration can be so much that you seek professional pest control as a last resort. What many people don’t realise, however, is that there are a few solutions at your fingertips already. Continue reading
Finding termites in your property can be quite shocking. Although they are small, termites are responsible for millions of dollars worth of damage each year. They consume parts of your house that are fundamental in its structure. Fortunately, there are many varieties of termite treatment available. Different approaches to termite treatment are suitable for different homes, and varying degrees of infestation. If you have already spoken to a termite specialist, then you are on the right track. Before the treatment itself commences, however, there are a few things you should do in preparation. Continue reading
When you choose a pest and termite control company, you want to make sure that you’re getting the best. When it comes to termites in particular, the stakes are quite high. If your termite control company doesn’t offer you the best service, your home could sustain serious termite damage. Pest and termite control can be a complex process. Continue reading