What a Pest! The Most Common Pests in Queensland

Queensland has certain lifestyle and environmental factors that contribute to certain specific pest problems. Heat, moisture, urban sprawl and proximity to large-scale industrial agriculture and food processing create a perfect storm for pests. Around one in four Queensland homes will have a termite problem in their lifespan and termites can be just the tip of the iceberg. […]

What to Look for in a Pest Control Company

Not all pest control companies were created equal. Unfortunately, it is too easy to get state permits for pest control and there are many outfits in the industry that simply are not up to scratch. It is important to do your research to make sure you pick the right company first. Not only could the […]

DIY Pest Control and Management

Your home is your castle. Nobody is going to know it better than you, or have more motivation to keep it clean and tidy. When a pest tries to invade your home, you are the one with the most to lose if it succeeds. Pests can make you sick, contaminate your food and keep you […]

The Never-Ending Problem of Controlling Weeds

Whatever size and type of property you own, chances are high there are plants living there that you would rather not be. Some weeds are simply unsightly, while others can stop you enjoying the outdoors altogether. Many weeds are prominent hay fever contributors and others can make walking around barefoot hazardous. If you are trying […]

Can Rats and Mice Cause Fires in My Home?

The short answer is yes. There are several documented cases from around the world of rodent infestations causing fires. In this article, we will discuss how that happens, other problems that rodents can cause and what you can do about it. The Long Answer Is Also Yes Rats have sharp incisor teeth that continue to grow throughout […]

Getting Rid of Termites in Furniture

Termites will play a part in the lives of one in four Queensland homes. They are troublesome pests who can burrow through wood, making heaps of tiny channels and, in some cases, leaving only a thin veneer shell where once there was solid timber. They literally eat wood and wooden structures from the inside out. There are […]

Before Buying a Home, Get Pest Control!

Buying a house is one of the largest investments most of us are likely to make. It is normal to spend a lot of time deliberating over location, aspect, access to schools and mortgage options. For a comparatively small fee, pest control is definitely something that should be invested in. A quality appraisal by pest management professionals […]

How Do I Prepare My Home for Pest Control?

Whether you are having a crisis management visit or regular pest management maintenance, there are a few steps you can take to make the process as painless and effective as possible. These involve removing food sources, making your house accessible and having a place for you and your pets to hide out while the experts are at […]

Protect your Investment Properties from Pests

Queensland is notorious for its pests and invasive species that can really disrupt the enjoyment of, as well as seriously damage, properties. Investment properties are of particular concern because the owners will not be able to always keep an eye on things themselves, and yet they want the very best protection for their investment – […]

Summer Time and Termite Control

Termites are a particular pest in Queensland. Studies by industry experts and the CSIRO indicate that 30% of homes will suffer termite attacks and/or damage during the lifetime of the home. Termites spread quickly and can do immense damage – sometimes destroying roofs, walls, and floors within twelve weeks. Summertime is even worse than usual […]