When you’re entertaining family and friends at Christmas, you want your house to look its best. You certainly don’t want the horror of a stray cockroach or the annoyance of mosquitoes driving everyone inside. By following our 5 step Christmas action plan, you can have a pest free home this Christmas.Read More
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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
For those of us lucky enough to have had good Summer rains, for some it has come with the curse of increased mosquito numbers. However, there are a number of ways we can keep mosquito numbers down to prevent them annoying our BBQ or worse still finding their way inside to prevent a good night's sleep. Read on to find out 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
If you have a persistent cockroach problem or maybe a cockroach infestation, you need to pull out the “big guns” and a cockroach “bomb” is just the ticket!
Insecticide “bombs” or “foggers” are technically known as “total release aerosols” – once you press the button, there’s no stopping them and the entire contents of the aerosol are released...
Learn how foggers can help eliminate cockroach infestations and prevent them returning.Read More
We've all seen the TV adverts – where a cockroach gets zapped as soon as it walks across a surface treated with a crawling insect surface spray. But is this how these products really work and how do you get the best pest control performance from your insecticide surface spray.Read More
“Are insecticides safe to use around my pets?” is perhaps one of the most common question homeowners ask about pest control products. It’s a good question…. and important, because when using any pest control product, safety comes first! Learn more about how to use insecticides and rodenticides safely around pets...Read More
Although millipedes are found all over Australia, those living in the Southern states (Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and SW Western Australia) are particularly at risk of a millipede home invasion! Why? This is where the Portuguese millipede likes to hang out. So now we are entering peak Millipede season, what can you do to keep them out of your home…Read More