Know Your Pest

What You Need to Know About Termites

Termites on wood.

Termites can be a huge problem for every homeowner. No matter how often you inspect your house, you can be a victim of termite infestation without even realising it. In fact, termite infestation cost $800 million a year in Australia! With a cost that high, it’s worth it that you spare a day every month…

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The Difference Between Bees and Wasps

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We’ve all experienced the agonising pain of being stung by a bee or a wasp. It’s not pleasant by any means, but it’s even more unpleasant if you can’t determine if it was a bee or a wasp. Because of their similarities, bees and wasps can be hard to distinguish mid-flight. There are some features…

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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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Termite Prevention Tips for Australian Homeowners

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Termite prevention is an important part of building a home. That is because termites (also called “white ants) can be and 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…

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How to Become a Pest Controller in Victoria

Pest Control Operator

Pest Control is becoming an increasingly popular career path in recent years and with good reason. Why is that? Lately, Australia has seen a significant rise in insect, arthropods, and rodent infestations. With that comes a significant risk to people, animals, and property. A risk that should be managed in a timely manner, or else…

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