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Pest Control Specialists in Wavell Heights

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Pest Control in Wavell Heights

The suburb is mostly residential, except the southernmost part where Mercer Park and Shaw Park are located. Most homes are 40 or more years in age with a huge proportion built from bricks and tiles on block sizes of more than 500 sq m.

Wavell Heights is elevated, so many parts have city views and access to cooling breezes during the summer. The low-lying areas are prone to flooding.

Potential Risks for Pest Infestation

If you’re living in the northside of Brisbane, there are many types of insects and pests that are common in that area. These are some of the pests that may become a problem if you live in Wavell Heights or other parts of the northside: cockroaches, termites, bed bugs, ants, wasps, rodents, flies, mosquitoes, and more.

There are plenty of plenty of restaurants and casual dining to choose from in the suburb. Given the mix of commercial and residential properties covering the stretch of Wavell Heights, it’s no surprise that the invasion of cockroaches can happen. If you’ve seen one cockroaches, chances are many more are hiding in your wall cavities, ceiling, cupboards, and other nooks and crannies.

There are numerous parks within Wavell Heights. These green spaces are beautiful but can be the perfect place for fire ants, flies and mosquitoes. Brisbane weather is perfect nearly throughout the year, but residents are no strangers to rainstorms.

Watch out for pests that love to come out after a major rain event. And these are the pests to watch out for following a good downpour – cockroaches, ants, and rats and mice. Cockroaches will get out of their hiding spot to avoid being swept by floods of water, ants will move to higher ground, and rodents will scurry out of their nesting spots to look for a new home.

Brisbane, in general, in a high-risk area for termites. In Wavell Heights, there are homes that are very old and probably made from building materials like timber, which is food for termites. Old houses also tend to lack termite barriers, which make them more vulnerable.

In addition, if your home is located near a body of water, built close to the ground or near a bushland or forest, make sure to get your termite inspection regularly. These are some of the termite risk factors that you should watch out for.

If you suspect your home of having termites, cockroaches or other pests, contact a pest specialist to address the issue immediately.

If you are building a new home, renovating or buying a home in Wavell Heights, 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

About Pests in North Lakes:

A new and rapidly growing suburb of Brisbane’s north, North Lakes is situated roughly 26 km away from Brisbane and has a population of approximately 21,000 people. Its hot, humid weather conditions and leafy surrounds makes it the perfect environment for pests like termites to breed. Warmer weather conditions also enable parasites like fleas and ticks to thrive, making your beloved pets easy targets.

Protecting Cafés:

North Lakes is also known for its cafés and restaurants in the area, and restaurant and café pest control in the Brisbane area is best left to the experts like Bob Gunn Termite Solutions.

The Best Option:

A multiple award winner, Bob Gunn Termite Solutions will assess your residential or commercial property in North Lakes to identify the exact issue then recommend the best pest control option for you.


Wavell Heights Termite Hazard Level

High – Very High Risk

Termite Hazard Level Gauge image

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

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

Termite Images Suburb

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 Wavell Heights.

  • 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:
With help from the experts at Bob Gunn Termite Solutions, you can enjoy the beautiful environment that Wavell Heights has to offer — without suffering pests. Bob Gunn Termite Solutions specialises in termite control and works with a team of skilled experts who are fully trained in identifying and treating a wide range of pest problems.
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The residents and business owners of Wavell Heights can rest assured their property will be treated professionally to control any kind of pests.

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

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