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How to get rid of large cockroaches

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.

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Cockroach infestation? Use a cockroach bomb!

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.

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Pest control surface sprays – how do they work?

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.

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Safe pesticide use for pet owners

“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…

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How to get rid of clothes moths

The changing of the season brings on a change in your wardrobe….. and all over the country there are cries of anguish as small holes are found in favorite jumpers, shirts, skirts and trousers. Perhaps the most likely culprits are clothes moths!
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How to prevent a millipede home invasion!

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… 

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Top 12 Cockroach Hiding Places

“For every cockroach you see, there are at hundred more you don’t!” A scary thought, but this is certainly true for the smaller species of cockroaches that live inside homes.  To get rid of a cockroach problem it is important to identify and treat all cockroach hiding placed. Not sure where to look? Here are our top 12 cockroach hiding places….

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How to use a cockroach spray

A cockroach in the house is bad enough, but there’s nothing worse than spraying a cockroach with insecticide only to see it run away and hide under a cupboard or appliance….. you’re never sure whether it has died or not! With a cockroach you want “instant” kill and if you just grab a can of “fly spray”, the chances are you won’t get it.
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Getting rid of pantry moths

You may have noticed some small moths flying about the kitchen at dusk or at night – not something that would normally bother you. However, you then find some strange webbing material in some open biscuit packets and a bag of flour. You look closer and find a small pale caterpillar. You investigate further and notice some webbing and a small brown case (the pupae) up on the ceiling. The penny drops – you have a pantry moth infestation!
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How to use a fly spray

Teaching Aussies how to use a fly spray may seem a bit unnecessary, but you’d be amazed at the key mistakes many homeowners make when using fly sprays, which often result in less than optimal performance. Check out these tips….

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