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    • Why Pigeons Are More Than A Nuisance - Pigeons are common a common urban pest. Although commonly considered to be harmless and nothing more than just a nuisance, local pigeon populations can to pose a risk to human health with the ability to transmit diseases such as histoplasmosis, cryptococcosis and psittacosis. The presence of pigeons can also attract ticks, mites, cockroaches and rats. […]
    • Mosquitoes and Dengue Fever - Dengue fever is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes, predominantly in tropical environments. Western Australian’s most commonly come back to Australia with dengue fever after a visit to Bali. Symptoms of dengue fever include: high temperatures one week from infection severe headaches pain behind the eyes joint and muscle aches a metallic taste in the mouth […]
    • Flying White Ants - During the Spring/Autumn time, it is very common to see flying termites (Alates) which are often mistaken for flying ants. Alates are the winged reproductives of a termite colony whose sole purpose is to locate an ideal position to start, and become the future King/Queen of, a new colony. What is the difference between them? […]
    • Do Poisoned Rats Go to Water? - There is a common misconception in the pest control industry that rats go to a water source when poisoned and therefore will always die outside of your roof void. This is an old wives’ tales that we’re happy to debunk. Rats can certainly die in your roof, and you’ll smell it when it happens too! […]
    • Zika Virus, Australia and Pest Control for Mosquitoes - There has been a lot of talk about the Zika Virus lately, especially right now as we are expecting Australians to return from The Games in Rio, Brazil. The Zika Virus was first discovered in 1947 and is named after the Zika Forest in Uganda. The Zika virus is spread most commonly through mosquitos and through […]
    • 9 Ways Your Restaurant/Café is Attracting Pests - When you’re in the hospitality business running a café or a restaurant, the presence of pests creates an unsanitary environment that is unsuitable for public service. When pests are ignored in a restaurant or café environment, they can lead to expensive and dangerous Health and Safety code violations. Even without the looming threat of the […]
    • Are European Honey Bees a Pest in Australia? - We get a lot of people questioning why we list European Honey bees as pests on our website with concerns that we were destroying a precious pollinating species in which we are experiencing a worldwide shortage of. We’ve put together a few reasons why European honey bees are actually considered as pests in Australia and how they […]
    • 12.5 Tips After Your Termite Barrier is Installed - The chances of having any signs of termites in or close to your home after a properly installed comprehensive termite barrier has been installed are extremely slim. However, there are additional measures you can take to further thin the chances of termites making the march towards your home. 1. Mulch or paving above the slab […]
    • Top 10 Bad Habits of Tradies - Having a tradesman come out to your home can be a mixed experience. Whilst many carry themselves with professionalism and do an excellent standard of work, there are the few who forget that a customer’s home is not a construction site. 1. Smoking Cigarettes Despite the fact that it’s 2016 there are still a fair […]
    • DIY vs Professional Pest Control Products - Are they the same? In short, no. DIY pest control products and professional products are Worlds apart, but the DIY products do have their place. With households across the country looking for ways to tighten their belt, DIY products have become increasing, particularly in pest control. However, in some circumstances there is no other true alternative […]