Potential Risks for Pest Infestation
Morayfield has plenty of waterways and water sources that are major essentials for pests like mosquitoes, cockroaches, and other creepy crawlies to breed, grow and thrive.
The bushland surrounding the suburb also offers a good environment for pests. When bush fires or flooding occurs, pests will seek shelter in homes or workplaces. The main pests invading local properties are possums, rodents and ants.
Termite Risks in Morayfield
Many homes in Morayfield are older and made of timer, which is food for termites. If your home is made of mostly wood, termite attacks in your home could result in disastrous results. It’s not only homes that are not safe from termites. Even schools, stores, restaurants and cafes with timber in their structure will also be at risk of termite attack.
Termites thrives in warm weather because the humidity from this kind of weather produces moisture in the atmosphere, which is the absorbed in our timbers and structures. These pests need moisture to survive, and once they are in your house they will chew on any part with moisture to keep them hydrated.
Silverfish Infestation in Morayfield
Morayfield pest control specialists get many calls for silverfish removal. These pests, easily identifiable with their shiny, silvery scales, can typically be found in basements or bathrooms. Silverfish like starch so they feed on substances that have protein and certain glues like books, wallpapers, etc. They are difficult to notice with the human eye but look for tiny skin casts to determine whether silverfish are present or not in your home.
Rodent Removal in Morayfield
Rats and mice may be small, but they can be destructive. These tiny, filthy pests reproduce at a high rate so their number in your home or place of business can increase significantly in a matter of days. Research shows that 45% of rodent issues arise during the fall and winter – the time when rodents move indoors to look for water, food and shelter. Keeping your home or workplace safe and hygienic is one of the most effective ways to keep rodents away. But at all times be aware of the signs of rodent infestation to maintain a stress- and nuisance-free lifestyle.