When the weather starts to warm up, strange bugs that resemble beetles creep their way around our homes and gardens. They are either brown or green in colour and assault you with a foul odour when threatened. People immediately recognise them as stink bugs. If you find the little flying buggers a
Do Australians really need pest control tips? After all we’ve got all kinds of creepy crawlies roaming around in the Land Down Under. Turns out, most people don’t like sharing their living space with bed bugs, mice and the cheeky possum going through your waste bin at night.
So, we consult with our professional pest controllers to bring you the best and up-to-date know-how to keep the pests away.
With rains and colder weather hitting Australia this winter, flying termites are a real threat to every homeowner. As you know, seeing termites in or around your property isn’t a good thing. It may mean that somewhere near your property, or worse – on your property, there is an ongoing termite i
Silverfish control is the only way to battle an ongoing silverfish infestation in your property. While if you’ve noticed the bug in your home means that you’re probably too late to prevent a silverfish population from settling in your home. Humid areas attract them, and if you haven’t taken
Fire ants are coming from various species of ants in the genus Solenopsis. Despite the fact there are over 200 species of Solenopsis worldwide, those stinging ants represent only a small piece of the genus. The ant colony is originally Argentinian, but in 2001 those ants entered Australia by ship
The green ant, or the Rhytidoponera Metallica, is one of the most commonly seen ant species in Australia and New Zealand. The only place where they haven’t established for now is Tasmania. Green ants can be extremely dangerous because of their poisonous sting, which is able to cause a strong aller
Earwigs (also called pincher bugs) can be found in five out of seven continents except for the poles where it’s just too cold for them. Being called “earwigs”, pincher bugs often induce horror in the minds of people who believe they will crawl into their ear and pinch them. Rest assured – th
Linepithema Humile is a highly invasive species of ants that are known to terrorize Australian households. They can make a super colony in a very short period of time and are super protective of their territory. But how do you recognise the insect and most importantly - what is the answer to the que
Ghost ants are, much like supernatural counterparts - a nightmare to detect. They’re tiny, translucent, and very adaptable creatures with an insatiable sweet tooth. What they lack in size, they more than makeup for in numbers. Having an actual haunting is preferable to a ghost ant infestation.
The banded sugar ant, or Camponotus consobrinus as scientists call it, is a species of ants that can only be found in Australian homes, but the only sweet thing about it, it’s the name. They reproduce extremely fast and can turn into a real problem in no time. (more…)
Mother nature has “gifted” us with a wide variety of insect species. Some of them have a very distinguished look and you just can’t mistake them for anything else. However, there are types of bugs that look so similar that there is no chance of figuring out what you are faced with. This is the