Found a pest in your home or shop? Check out these resources on how to enjoy a safe and pest-free environment from the experts.

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Removing Redback Spiders in Homes

Redback spiders live well in gardens and they love hiding behind items such as boxes and other unused articles you have moved outside the house.
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Why Flying Ants Day Happens?

Seeing a swarm of flying ants outside – hundreds of thousands of them – is the stuff of nightmares. But rest your fears as some of these insects may be flying ants, especially if you see them during the summer months.
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5 Ways to Keep Rats, Mice and Other Rodents Out of Your Car Engine

Whilst you use your car for transportation, rodents see it as a pantry and even a new home. Today, the insulating material in cars is soy-based, making wires especially tasty to rats, mice and other rodents. The closed hood also provides…
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How to Inspect Your Potential Home for Rats and Mice

In this day and age, the idea of living in a nifty rental is especially appealing to a lot of millennials in Australia. If you’re one of them, and if you’re one of the lucky people who have found a potential new home, don’t sign the lease…
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Hazardous Effects of Clothes Moths in the Home

You don’t want clothes moths in your home. These pests are not physically harmful to humans, but they can bring a lot of damage to clothing and other materials made of textile, fur, wool or mohair. In the natural environment, they are very…
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Handling Wood Rot

Wood rot can happen to any part of the house that is made from timber and that has been exposed to the fungi that cause the damage. Wood rot happens after a certain exposure to air and moisture, which are essential to the growth of the rot-causing…
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Black House Ant Australia (Ochetellus glaber)

Black Ants in a Nutshell The common black house ant is small (2.5mm – 3mm) and attracted to sweet food. The worker ants enter homes usually under doors, or around windows and will leave long trails between their nest and the food they are…
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Bed Bug Bites & Flea Bites: Appearance, Treatment, Prevention

A group of small dots on your skin can either be bites from bed bugs or fleas. One difference between flea bites and bed bug bites is that flea bites are most commonly found on lower parts of the body like elbows and knees. On the other hand,…
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Pest Control Tips for a Hassle-Free Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is almost here! This means communities and families are coming together to plan a delightful Easter egg hunt for the young ones. However, before beginning to hide the Easter eggs, it’s essential to walk the egg hunting area as there…

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