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Pest Control in Bahrs Scrub

Bahrs Scrub is rural residential area in Logan City, located 4 km south-west of Beenleigh. It is situated

As of 2016, there were 1,919 people living in the suburb.

It was originally scrub land, thus its current name. Today, the suburb comprises mainly of acreage blocks. However, recent real estate projects consisted of higher density properties.

This hidden gem is centrally situated between Brisbane and Gold Coast and is close to the mountain resort of Tamborine and the bayside suburb of Jacobs Well.

Rural/residential acreages are located further west, some with rainforest shrub. To the west of its border, is the Buccan Conservation Park. It’s common for residents to see wildlife including koala, frill-necked lizards, birds, etc.

Bahrs Scrub is considered rural, but is close enough to Brisbane or the Gold Coast that residents won’t be missed out on essential services and amenities. More importantly, it is a great place for growing families as it close to many excellent schools, both public and private.

Potential Risks for Pest Infestation

Bahrs Scrub properties are susceptible to many different types of pests including mosquitoes, termite, spiders, etc. It is important that with the Bahrs Scrub climate and natural environment being appealing to pests that properties are well protected against potential infestation.

The following are some of the pests to watch out for in Bahrs Scrub:

Silverfish Control

One of the oldest living insects in the world, silverfish are wingless with a silver-bluish tapered body covered with shining silver scales. They are active at night and are fast breeders, which means an infestation can occur in a short period of time.

Their food sources are sugary and starchy materials found in food items and personal belongings in homes and offices, such as leather clothes, dry food, books, photographs, coffee, documents or old papers, sugar, wallpapers, flour, soap, rolled oats

Silverfish can be found in places with high humidity. Homes and offices are two places where silverfish can thrive. The following signs will tell you if you’re dealing with a possible infestation:

  • old papers, magazines and documents have been damaged
  • clothes that have been chewed
  • presence of other insects in the kitchen, bathroom, basement and other humid areas
  • storage boxes that have been damaged
  • yellow stains on books, photographs, etc.
  • presence of peppercorn-like silverfish droppings

There is a need to immediately address silverfish infestation because they can multiply fast and their potential to cause damage to personal belongings.

Ant Control

There are dozens of species of ants, but only a few of them are considered as pests. The most common types of ants that can be found in Bahrs Scrub include Fire Ant, Singapore Ant, Black House Ant, Green-headed Ant, Coastal Brown Ant and Carpenter Ant.

One ant doesn’t pose any economic and health threat. However, multiple ants can be problem because they can only origin from a filthy environment. When ants go to dirty places in search of food, they bring dangerous bacteria with them. When these ants come into your property, they leave bacteria on surfaces and food that they have touched.

There are also species that deliver painful bites, like Fire Ants. The bite mark swells, causing itchy rashes and sometimes an allergic reaction for some people.

Commercially available insect sprays can only offer short-term solution. Call pest control experts to get rid of ants permanently.

Cockroach Control in Bahrs Scrub

Cockroaches are one of the most common pests in properties in Bahrs Scrub. In fact, there are more species of cockroaches in Australia than there are species of ants. Cockroaches have been around for a long time that they have become practically indestructible.

They can survive for a month without food and two weeks without water. Cockroaches are also prolific breeders. Though females will only mate once, they will remain pregnant for the rest of their life.

Cockroaches prefer warm areas

There are various species of cockroaches in varying shapes and sizes. Some types that are common in Bahrs Scrub are: American Cockroach, Brown-banded Cockroach, German Cockroach, Oriental Cockroach, Australian Cockroach and Smoky Brown Cockroach.

They are nocturnal, but can usually spotted in moist areas of the home including kitchen, trash disposal areas, bathroom, etc. Food that comes in contact with cockroaches can become contaminated. This could lead to food poisoning or serious diseases if ingested.

Cockroach infestation is a serious concern because these bugs carry disease-causing bacteria and germs that can be transmitted to humans. Their ability to survive in any environment and in all weather is so incredible that you need professional assistance to eliminate them completely.


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Termite Control in Bahrs Scrub

Termites are very common in Australia. According to studies, one in every five homes has had or will have an infestation in the near future. The destructive behaviour of termites makes them a serious threat to property. Termite damage can lead to thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs.

Homeowners are advised to have their properly regularly inspected for termites and to make sure their have some form of barrier against termites around their property. If you discover a termite infestation, call professional pest control experts to assist you in removing these pests as quickly as possible.

Spider Control

Spider infestations are prevalent around the world, as there are more than 30,000 thousand species, most of which call Australia home. They are considered to be a nuisance in residential and commercial properties and can cause distress to some people.

Most types of spiders are harmless, but for those that are venomous like the Funnel Web and Redback Spiders, their bite can cause discomfort, swelling, itching, nausea, and in severe cases, death. This is why it is best to hire professional services to get rid of spiders in your property.

The species of spiders that are common in Australia are the White-tailed spider, Brown house spider, Daddy Long Legs, Huntsman Spider, Black house spider and Funnel-web spider.

Rodent Control in Bahrs Scrub

Rodents are another destructive pest found Australian homes and buildings. They can spread diseases and can cause structural problems to properties, so a rodent infestation must be taken seriously.

These social animals are nocturnal, so seeing them during the day is uncommon, though it happens. Rodents are prolific breeders, with a female

If you are building a new home, renovating or buying a home in Bahrs Scrub, 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


Bahrs Scrub Termite Hazard Level

High – Very High Risk

Termite Hazard Level Gauge image

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

Because Bahrs Scrub 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 Bahrs Scrub.

  • 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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How Bob Gunn Termite Solutions Can Help:
Bob Gunn Termite Solutions specialises in termite control and has a team of skilled experts who are fully trained in identifying and treating a wide range of pest problems. A multiple award winner, Bob Gunn Termite Solutions will assess your residential or commercial property in Bahrs Scrub to identify the exact issue, then we recommend the best pest control option for you. With help from the experts at Bob Gunn Termite Solutions, you can enjoy the beautiful environment that Sunnybank has to offer, without suffering pests!

Residents of Bahrs Scrub, request a free quote from Bob Gunn Termite Solutions, the pest control experts today!

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