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Your Guide to the Armyworm and How To Deal With An Infestation

Australia is home to many thousands of different species of creepy crawly. Some are harmless, others are pests, while some can actually cause damage to plants and crops. In this article we’ll be focusing on the armyworm, discovering just what they are, symptoms of an attack, how to identify the armyworm, and putting in place […]

Cockroach Control – Best Methods

In this post, learn about the best methods to controlling cockroaches in your home. Jump To: Do you have cockroaches? What can you do for cockroach control? What are the effective cockroach control methods from Pestrol? It is believed that cockroaches spread a range of disease-producing organisms that can harm humans including streptococcus, salmonella and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Prevent & Get Rid Of Common 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 […]