The mention of paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) can strike fear into the hearts of pet owners. The fear is justified… for a dog or cat, a bite from paralysis tick can lead to death in a very short time. Here's all you need to know about paralysis ticks; life-cycle information, where they live, how to prevent being bitten, how to remove ticks, symptoms of a tick bite, what to do if you or your pet gets bitten and more...Read More
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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
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...
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