We exterminate 11 pests in 1 treatment

Our spray treatment eliminates up to 11 pests, including spiders, cockroaches, silverfish, earwigs, slaters, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, clothes moths, pantry months, paper wasps, mud wasps and tape wasps.

Prevention is always better than cure, and that’s certainly true for pest control. After all who wants a pest infestation?!

Reducing the chances of developing a pest problem comes down to making your home or business less attractive to pests – remove sources of food and moisture and eliminating places for pests to shelter.

The actions you can take fall into 5 general areas:

  • Ensure good hygiene practices
  • Eliminate sources of moisture
  • Prevent easy access to potential food
  • Reduce places for pests to shelter
  • Prevent pests from entering the building

Good hygiene practices

  1. Ensure garbage is placed in bins with tight fitting lids
  2. Clear up food spills
  3. Ensure dirty dishes are cleared away after each meal
  4. Regularly vacuum, especially under heavy furniture
Garbage bins with well fitted lids help keep pests out
Garbage bins with well fitted lids help keep pests out

Prevent easy access to potential food

  1. Place food from opened packets into sealed containers
  2. Don’t leave pet food out
Leaving pet food out attracts pests
Leaving pet food out attracts pests

Eliminate sources of moisture

  1. Fix dripping taps & leaks
  2. Ensure good drainage around and under the building
  3. Avoid watering garden beds adjacent to the building
Watering systems around the home perimeter create idea conditions for pests
Watering systems around the home perimeter create ideal conditions for pests

Reduce places for pests to shelter

  1. Avoid storing boxes and goods under the house and in the roof void
  2. Trim back garden beds adjacent to the building
Stored goods under the house creates lots of pest hiding places
Stored goods under the house creates lots of pest hiding places

Prevent pests from entering building

  1. Ensure insects screens are well fitted
  2. Fill any cracks and crevices
  3. Trim back any branches that overhang the roof
Installing insect screens
Well fitted insect screens are important to prevent pests entering

 

If you can carry out as many of these actions as possible, it will minimise the chances of a pest infestation and maximise the performance of any pest treatment.