Houseflies are very annoying, but they also carry a wide range of diseases including Salmonella, cholera, even leprosy and anthrax! So it makes sense to keep flies out of your home. Check out our blog post - The Ultimate Guide to Fly Control, for tips on how to keep your home fly free.Read More
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Although the mere word “cockroach” creates a disgusting image, most people associate cockroaches with the large, scurrying cockroaches that often come in from outside. However, it is the small cockroaches species, particularly the German cockroach that cause most of the problems and can be very difficult to control.Read More
With the temperature warming up, everyone thinks about clearing up the yard for outdoor entertaining, which often leads to cleaning out the garage and then the house – a good Spring clean! If you are giving your house and yard the once over, now’s a good time to be carrying out a general pest treatment, to prevent an insect explosion later in the season.Read More
Cockroach baits are the best way to get rid of cockroach infestations, especially small cockroaches (German cockroaches). However, there are some tips to get the best performance from cockroach baits and indeed some cockroach baits are better than others. Learn more...Read More
Pest prevention is often easier than the cure. Indeed, many pest problems can be prevented through good hygiene practices and a bit of home maintenance, even without using pest control products. So here are the top 30 pest prevention tips for inside and outside the home.Read More
A single wasp flying around may be ignored, but if you have a wasp nest on your property, it’s definitely time to act! Getting rid of wasp nests can be carried out by the confident homeowner, but it is important to use the correct products and appropriate safety equipment...Read More
With increasing temperature and humidity comes the arrival of the flea season. There are no short cuts with a flea treatment as one or two fleas can become an infestation before you know it! You need to be thorough, very thorough! Here is the five step flea control process...Read More
Most homeowners struggle to get rid of ants....... and it's not easy, even for professional pest controllers! To get lasting control of ants you need to kill the whole nest, particularly targeting the queen(s). To do this successfully you need to be able to identify the species, understand their colony structure and forgaging behaviour and then know which products to use and how to use them. So here's a crash course to help you on your way...Read More
Whether you have to run inside at dusk to avoid the mosquito swarms, or are kept awake at night by high pitched whining in your ears, mosquito problems can be very annoying! To successfully deal with a mosquito problem, it's necessary to use a combination of actions - using this mosquito treatment guide will allow you to reclaim your outdoor areas and make indoors a mosquito free zone.Read More
Large cockroaches certainly have a big “eek” factor. Their large size, fast scurrying movements and ability to fly are all too much for some people. The good news is that if you have a problem with large cockroaches, they are relatively easy to control.Read More