5 Pest Proofing Tips for The 5 Most Common Ants in Australia

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As similar as they seem to the human eye, ants come in numerous different species, shapes, and sizes. There are over 10,000 different species of ants, and most of them have distinct habits, behaviour, and characteristics. For their small size, these little creatures seem to thrive in Australia. In a publication from 1999 it’s estimated…

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Not the Bees! What a Bee Sting Can Do to You

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Most people don’t realise this, but bees are actually a huge threat. Even though they play a significant role in pollination, some bee species are a pest and can be quite dangerous and aggressive. Bees are responsible for more deaths and hospitalisations than snakes, spiders, and jellyfish. This is an alarming statistic, especially considering the fact…

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Termite Prevention Tips for Australian Homeowners

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Termite prevention is an important part of building a home, because termites (also called “white ants) are a serious problem. In fact, the issue is so severe that according to the “Building Regulations 2006”, every new home must be termite-protected. However, around 20% of the homes in Australia are still going to be affected by…

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10 Weird Bugs in Australia You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

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There are weird bugs all over the world, but as usual it seems Australia has drawn the short straw, because we have some of the strangest creatures walking around. We have some of the most gargantuan, ginormous, colossal bugs, and quite frankly disgusting bugs you can find on the planet. Here are 10 weird bugs…

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3 Disney Movies Where Pests Helped the Good Guys

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Fantastic Pest Control Melbourne is a pest control company, so we’re literally in the business of getting rid of any kind of vermin that might plague your reality. However, movies often subscribe to different, ridiculous, and sometimes opposite rules from the realm we’ve come to perceive as the material world (which is a fancy way…

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