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Pantry moths in the kitchen? How can you get rid of them?

Pantry moths in the kitchen? How can you get rid of them? Indian meal moth and caterpillar

Have you seen some small moths flying around your kitchen? Maybe you’ve found some strange webbing or even caterpillars in your dried food stuffs? It’s not a surprise – late summer and autumn is peak pantry moth season. Here’s what you need to know… How do you know you have pantry moths? The early sign […]

Which is the best termite treatment for your home?

Which is the best termite treatment for your home? Termites damage causing collapse of roof

When you want to protect your home from termites, a common question is “What’s the best termite treatment?” (Admittedly some also ask, “What’s the cheapest termite treatment?” But when it comes to protecting your most valuable asset, most homeowners want the best). Unfortunately the answer is not so straightforward… it depends… It depends on whether […]

What’s the difference between a pest rodent and native marsupial?

What’s the difference between a pest rodent and native marsupial?

Identifying which rodent pest has taken up residence in your home or business is key to getting rid of them. But, can you tell a brown rat from a house mouse? A roof rat from a native possum? It’s not easy! Below, we’ve summarised some key characteristics so you can tell one from another. Click […]

Beware of the ‘free’ termite check

Beware of the ‘free’ termite check

We’re all on the look out for a bargain, but ‘free termite checks’ could end up costing you hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. Used as a marketing ploy, a free termite check is often a gimmick offered by some pest control companies that just want to gain your business and take […]