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When Does a Home Need a Pest Inspection?

No one likes to think of a home having a pest infestation, but this can happen in any neighbourhood and to any house, no matter the overall cleanliness of a home. Termites can find their way to any wood structure, and mice or rats may nest inside a home even if it's spotlessly clean. It's also not unusual to have ants make their way into a home, if they follow an open area left by termites and other pests.   Read More...

The Health Risks Posed by Cockroaches in School Canteens

Although cockroaches are now beginning to appear on the menus of Australian eateries, wild cockroaches have no business being in a school canteen. If you are responsible for one or more schools, pest control should be at the top of your list of priorities. Even school canteens that regularly pass health inspections are not immune to cockroach infestation, especially in the warmer months of November to March. An Infestation Can Occur Within a Month   Read More...

Redbacks in the Air Conditioner: How Redback Spiders Gain Access to Your Home through Air Conditioner Vents

When you turn on your central air conditioning, the only thing you expect to come out of the vents is cool air. Sometimes, however, those vents can produce redback spiders. Though redback spiders are known to generally build their webs lower to the ground, it is not unheard of for them to access homes through via the roof. Homes with central air conditioning provide access to spiders via the roof and naturally, they head downwards and towards the light in search of food.   Read More...

Does Your Property Need New Termite Control After A Flood?

In 2017, Brisbane was once again impacted by plenty of summer storm flooding. Hundreds of millimetres of rain fell on Brisbane as part of Cyclone Debbie's aftermath, and this rainfall caused schools to be closed and homes to be flooded. As a first time homeowner who wants to make sure your property investment is protected, you already know to get your home treated against termite infestation. However, have you considered the impact that heavy rainfall has on the effectiveness of this treatment?   Read More...

Rodent Control: How You Can Keep Rats and Mice Out of Your Home

No matter how clean and hygienic your house is, pest invasions can still happen. If rats or mice have found their way into your place and are causing you problems, they will need to be removed. But it's a smart move to put pre-emptive measures in place, so as to minimise potential infestation. Chances are high that if conditions are not favourable for rats and mice to stay in and around your home, they'll probably won't stick around to make your life difficult.   Read More...