There are a few thousands different cockroach types in the world. Most of them are not considered as pests, but a few species gave cockroaches their bad name. The German cockroach is one of the species dreaded by most people. Its small size and capability to adapt to any environments means it can be easily transported from place to place in household items. Cockroaches have flat bodies designed to fit into tight spaces and have the ability to multiply quickly. [...]
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When it comes to your home, there is nothing worse than having to share it with cockroaches. Your home is your castle, it is the place where you want to unwind and relax, but suddenly you don’t. When you switch on the light in the kitchen and see cockroaches scurrying around on the floor it can make you feel like your home is not your own any more. Cockroaches are one of the oldest species alive today. [...]
Buying a home is a great adventure, a journey that involves your whole family. But to ensure that journey has no nasty surprises, it needs to be determined if the new home is everything you want it to be, that is checking if there is no hidden problems. While we all remember to check that the air conditioning and other systems work properly, the most commonly overlooked source of potential headache is forgetting about a termite inspection. If you [...]
With summer fast approaching, now is the time to take a good hard look at your wooden deck and veranda. Visibly it may appear to be in a good condition however, having been exposed to weather and nature for an extended period of time it may be harbouring some unwanted guests. This may have caused concealed damage to your main entertainment area placing your family and friends in considerable risk of accidental injury. Termite damage showed on this photograph [...]
Spiders are one of these critters that people tend to fear most. Whether this is because spiders are largely misunderstood, or because some of them just look scary is largely unknown. The fact is spiders are well known to cause anxiety in residents when found indoors. Their presence at home is a worry sign for people at large. More so for those who have a spider phobia. Spiders suddenly appear to be a lot more noticeable in the warmer [...]