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Pest Control Specialists in Blacksoil

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Monday to Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Pest Control in Blacksoil

Blacksoil is a rural suburb in Ipswich with 104 residents. It officially became a locality in 1978 and officially bounded in 2000.

This tiny suburb is located roughly 33 km from the capital Brisbane and spans an area of 1.882 sq km.

Potential Risks for Pest Infestation

Blacksoil is predominantly a farming town with not a lot of residents. The homes in this area are vulnerable to various types of pests because of its natural environmental as well as the weather.

Here are the pests to watch out for in Blacksoil:

Cockroach Control in Blacksoil

Not a single cockroach should be allowed in your living and working spaces because these pests can contaminate food and surfaces and leave a strange, foul smell in their wake.

They carry harmful bacteria in their bodies that can cause different diseases including diarrhea, dysentery and food poisoning. The oily fluid that they produce stain the surfaces they crawl on, leaving behind a bad smell.

Commercial insect sprays can only work up to a certain extent because cockroaches are mostly active at night, and they tend to hide in dark, unreachable places. The best way to treat a cockroach infestation is by hiring a licensed pest control specialist.

Spider Control

Spiders are unwelcomed in the home because of their cobwebs, which can make a place appear tidy and unhygienic. In addition, there are people who have a legitimate fear of spiders. For these people, the mere sight of spiders trigger feelings of restlessness anxiety or worst panic attacks.

Most spiders are harmless and would rather avoid any encounter with humans. However, there are also venomous spiders that can deliver painful – and deadly – bites. A spider infestation is best handled by experienced pest control specialists who have the know-how to effectively treat spiders.

Rodent Control in Blacksoil

The presence of rats or mice is never welcome because they make a home feel unhygienic. These pests are also notorious for spoiling foods and transmitting diseases to humans.

When they take occupancy in the place you live or work, they pass urine, droppings and hair, leaving behind a foul smell. Rodents can also cause property damage due to their constant habit of chewing. They can gnaw through wires and cables, which can lead to accidental fires.

Treating and controlling rats or mice can be challenging because they are fast, and you might be dealing with a whole family. The best approach is call for professional assistance from pest control technicians.


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Ant Control in Blacksoil

Ants are common, but they don’t still belong in a home because they make your space untidy and unsightly. There are over 1300 different ant species in Australia, posing threat to property and people all the time.

The treatment of ant infestation can be complex and requires the use of special baits and sprays. Only professional technicians are trained to identify, diagnose and treat based on experience and advanced treatments and solutions.

Silverfish Control

These silvery-grey insects dwell in damp spaces like kitchens, attics, bathrooms, basements, etc. Silverfish can also be found within stored boxes in garages and sheds. They are particularly drawn to paper and moist clothing.

Silverfish are intelligent and nocturnal that it may take a while for you to discover their presence. They may go undetected for a long time, which can lead to a full-blown outbreak as silverfish multiply very fast.

Termite Control in Blacksoil

Termites are capable of great destruction in your home. They can destroy your important papers, furniture and other structures like foundations. Each year in Australia, properties worth millions of dollars are being destroyed by termites.

Queensland is a high-risk zone for termite attacks that home owners are advised to always be on top of any potential termite infestation. Termites can travel far and can locate the wooden part of any home or structure.

They cannot be treated by off-the-shelf products. Only licensed and experienced pest control technicians can detect, identify and implement an effective, long-term solution for termites.

If you are building a new home, renovating or buying a home in Blacksoil, you will need to consider what termite prevention solutions are available. Our company offers all types of solutions including physical and chemical barriers as well as reticulation systems. You can reach us on


Blacksoil Termite Hazard Level

High – Very High Risk

Termite Hazard Level Gauge image

According to the Interim Termite Hazard Map by CSIRO, the Ipswich area, where Blacksoil is located, is in the high-risk category for termite infestation.

Because Blacksoil is close to the sea, the area is a good target by drywood termites, which need high moisture content in the timber they attack.

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Termite Image from CSIRO

Throughout Queensland, the most commonly found termites are Subterranean termites and Drywood termites.

The West Indian drywood termite, is the world’s most destructive drywood termite. It is the culprit to massive economic damage to timber houses in Queensland, including properties in Blacksoil.

  • A coastal environment like Wynnum is prone to termite and vermin attacks.

  • The number one thing that attracts termites is water or moisture. It is almost a guarantee that if a home has water leakage problems, it will soon be invaded by termites, if it hasn’t been already.

  • Damage to homes, whether made from weatherboard, is likely if termites, or white ants, are left unchecked. 


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