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Pest Control Underwood

“Professional Service. Professional Results.”

AllPro Pest Control are a family-owned pest control company servicing Underwood. Being local, our team know about the common pests that pose a problem for residents and businesses in Underwood. Because the team live and work nearby, we are the people to call in case of a “pest emergency”!

AllPro Pest Control Services for Underwood

AllPro Pest Control are fully licensed and insured to provide a full range of pest control and termite services including:

Underwood homeowners typically have a general pest control treatment each year. These treatments target common pests such as spiders, cockroaches and ants (not termites). Sometimes residents will have a specific pest problem or infestation which requires one of our specialist pest control treatments. 

Homeowners often combine their annual pest treatment with a termite inspection for added convenience and to save money.

For business owners we create a regular service plan tailored to suit the individual situation, keeping the business pest free and compliant with any regulations.

Key Pests in Underwood

The 3 key pests affecting homeowners in Underwood are:

  1. Termites
  2. Ants
  3. Spiders

Termites remain active all year round in Underwood and homeowners need to remain vigilant. An annual termite inspection is the minimum requirement, but a termite management system is the only way to provide long term termite protection. 

Ants are a common pest, particular in spring and summer when they can be found both indoors and out. Funnel ants are particularly annoying as they can dig up areas of lawn, making it look unsightly. Underwood is also in the fire ant biosecurity area, so if you suspect you have fire ants, give us a call, as we are accredited to carry out fire ant treatments

With plenty of insects around there are plenty of spiders too! Our standard general pest treatment will provide long lasting protection from web-building spiders such as redbacks and black house spiders.

Red imported fire ant nest
Fire ant nest

Termite Inspections and Termite Treatments - Underwood

With termite damage not covered by standard home insurance an annual termite inspection is the minimum action homeowners should take to protect their home from termites. A comprehensive termite inspection will spot signs of termite activity, termite damage and highlight any conditions or building issues that may make a termite attack more likely.

However, to fully protect your home from termite attack, a termite management system should be installed around the building. There are two types of termite treatment – a liquid termite barrier treatment to the soil or atermite baiting system. The choice of system ) depends on the construction type, building age and environmental conditions around your home. 

Underwood - Interesting facts, weather and pest control recommendations

The suburb of Underwood was named after William Underwood, who was an early landholder in the area during the mid-19th century. The suburb has a history that dates back to the early settlement of Queensland.

Underwood in a small suburb of just over 6,000 people in the Logan Council area. The small size is reflected in the fact there are no schools in Underwood.

Underwood has a typical sub-tropical climate with humid summers and warm winters, like the rest of Brisbane. The climate is ideal for pests, who thrive in moist, warm conditions. The pest pressure is high and some customer require a pest treatment more than once a year. The warm, humid conditions also mean that it’s a termite hotspot and homeowners need to have a termite treatment to provide long lasting termite protection for their home as well as annual termite inspections to check the home remains termite free.

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