Common Summer Pests In Australia

Like spring and flowering bushes, summer and pests seem to go hand in hand. The warm temperatures and increased humidity during the summer period provides the ideal conditions for pests to reproduce causing their populations to increase significantly. Although summer is everyone’s favourite time of year, the multitude of pests that accompany it can cause […]

Flea Treatment

Just like mosquitoes and sand flies, fleas are highly annoying insects that love to bite and suck your blood. Fleas are generally found on dogs and cats and make their way into our homes by attaching themselves to our pets as hosts. The thing is, they don’t remain on their “hosts”, only hopping on when […]

Mosquito bites, treatment, prevention and the latest news.

In this article we will look into the latest news on the mosquito population and development, what are mosquito bites, why are they so itchy and why some of us appear to be so attractive.  What are the latest natural remedies and treatment to the mosquito bites and what you can do to prevent getting […]

Is Chemical Pest Control Really an Answer?

What are pesticides? Pesticides have been used for centuries. In fact, the first recorded use of pesticides was in around 2500BC where sulphur was used as an insecticide in ancient Mesopotamia. By the 15th century arsenic, mercury and lead were the main chemical elements in use. The manufacture of synthetic pesticides became widespread in the […]

What are the most effective mosquito repellents?

Most effective mosquito repellents. In this article, we will look into different options on what are the most effective mosquito repellents for outside and inside your home.   A little bit about mosquitoes.   Do you know there are more than 3,000 mosquito species around the world?  Only the female mosquito will feed on blood which […]

The Best Rodent Repellers and How do they work!

The Best Rodent Repellers. What are the best rodent repellers to use when you need to get rid of rats and mice? In this article, we look at the different types of rodent repellers, how do they work and why they work.  We look at the differences between Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic rodent repellers and what […]

Signs Of Bird Infestation

Signs of a Bird Infestation Birds are an important part of our ecosystem. They take care of many important tasks in the environment including insect control and germinating plants by eating fruits and transferring seeds in their droppings. However, when you are dealing with a bird infestation, it can be an extremely unpleasant experience for […]

Possums As Pests: Signs, Symptoms, Prevention and Control

Read about the possum, specifically in Australia, its life-cycle, government protection and how it can be a pest in your home. We talk about ways in which you can prevent a possum problem and look at possum control methods are are affordable, safe and most of all humane for the possum. They might appear cute […]

How To Get Rid Of Common Household Pests

Household pests are not only annoying to have around, but could also pose a risk to your family’s health and safety if they are not quickly eradicated. In this article, we shall be looking at some of the most common household pests in Australia, how to identify infestations, how to prevent them and how to […]