Termites

THE PROBLEM Termites feed on dead plant material, including wood, leaf litter, soil and animal dung. Worker termites are known to reach 50 – 100 metres from their nest in search of food. As a consequence of their wood-eating habits, termite species do great damage to buildings and wooden structures. As they remain concealed during […]
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Spiders

THE PROBLEM Australia is home to many different species of spiders despite the fact that most of the spiders are nonaggressive, however venomous spiders such as the Redback spider found in Perth.  Spiders thrive in the warmer months and hide in small spaces both inside and outside the home. Common spiders found around the home […]
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Rats & Mice

THE PROBLEM It can be a disturbing realisation that these relatively large creatures are infesting your home or business. The tell tale signs are usually visible droppings and actually seeing a rat or mice scurrying across the floor. These animals multiply very quickly so it is important to address the problem quickly and efficiently. Rats […]
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Mosquitoes

THE PROBLEM Mosquitoes feed on the blood of both humans and animals, and promote the spread of diseases such as Ross River Virus, Dengue Fever and Australian Encephalitis. Their bite can also cause stinging, irritation and itchiness of the skin. A less commonly know fact about mosquitoes are that they feed on nectar from plants. […]
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Flies

THE PROBLEM Flies pose a health risk to humans, pets and livestock. The list of disease-causing organisms that flies may harbour on or in their bodies is enormous. These diseases include salmonella food-poisoning, dysentery, typhoid fever, cholera, hepatitis, tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, various parasitic worms and many others. Flies collect pathogens on their legs and mouths when […]
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Fleas

THE PROBLEM Fleas are a parasite that feed off the blood of humans and animals, easily jumping from host to host. During the warmer months, fleas multiply at alarming rates. Fleas spread diseases from one host to another through bites, which cause the skin to become red, raised and irritated. Scratching the bite can then […]
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Cockroaches

THE PROBLEM It is unlikely you will see cockroaches during the day unless there is a particularly significant infestation. They prefer dark corners, under cupboards, white goods or in food areas. These insects prefer to get about at night, where they feed on foodstuffs, contaminating food as they go. Cockroaches spread all kinds of bacteria, […]
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Bees & Wasps

THE PROBLEM BEES While bees are not a pest as such, they can be a serious concern for those allergic to bee stings. Allowing a bee hive to grow near your home can result in a potentially dangerous situation as the risk of encountering a swarm is likely. When hives become too small to house […]
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