Rats are bothersome pests that find their way into homes, particularly in the autumn and winter months, and can cause a significant amount of damage as well as carry disease. They are attracted by the warmth and the food sources on offer, but as they gnaw continuously to keep their teeth from becoming overgrown, they often chew through wires, water pipes, ducting and plaster. They will breed and nest in the spaces under your homes, in your walls and in roof cavities. [Read More]
The Signs Of Rat Activity You Should Be Looking Out For
There can be little doubt about it — rats are becoming an increasing problem in much of Australia. During the country's lockdown, rat numbers appeared to surge, especially in eastern cities, such as Sydney. That said, homeowners or business premises managers anywhere in the country should remain vigilant for signs of rodent life. If you can spot rat activity at an early enough stage, then the pest control measures you will need to put into place are likely to be that much more effective. [Read More]
Which Termite Treatments Are Most Effective?
In Australia, one of the most problematic pests in terms of the amount of damage they do is termites. These creatures may be tiny but they can cause a lot of structural problems to both residential properties as well as commercial premises all over the country. There are several different termite treatment options available to you, however. That said, it is always best to consult the expertise of a pest control professional before proceeding with one. [Read More]
4 Times to Be Extra Vigilant About Subterranean Termite Invasion
Subterranean termites are active all year round. They are also always foraging for new food sources 24 hours per day, without the need for rest. That means homeowners need to be vigilant at all times when it comes to potential termite invasions of their homes. But although termites are always active, there are certain times that they might be a little more active than usual. As a homeowner, it's important that you are aware of when termites might target your home. [Read More]