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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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
Ants digging up the dirt in and around pavers can make a real mess of paths and driveways. If left untreated they can undermine the pavers, creating an uneven surface that can be dangerous and expensive to fix. Far better to nip the problem in the bud and eliminate the ants before they cause any significant damage. Here are a few tips on how to exclude ants from your paved areas and provide lasting protection.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
When you have flea infestation, a flea bomb is the go to product. But how do you use a flea bomb correctly and safely to deliver optimal performance? Learn how to control fleas with PestXpert Pro-Fogger, the professional flea bombRead 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
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
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