House Flies and Disease

House Flies and Disease

Flies are extremely common pests that often live in close association with humans. The common housefly (musca domestica) may not seem like a huge problem at first thought, but they can spread many diseases that can sicken you and your family. Let’s take a closer look...
How Do Ant Baits Work? 

How Do Ant Baits Work? 

You might be tempted to spray all the ants you see in your house with a contact insecticide, but chances are good that more ants will simply take the place of those that die, and you will be left in the same position. This endless cycle is enough to make you crazy, so...
How to Handle a Wasp Sting

How to Handle a Wasp Sting

Wasp populations tend to be highest during the late summer and early fall. Wasps also become more of a nuisance to humans during this time because their diets change from mostly protein to more sugary substances. Unfortunately, outdoor parties are ideal places to find...

Identifying and Eliminating Cockroach Eggs 

Cockroaches are common pests all along the Sunshine Coast. What may start as one or two roaches in your home can quickly become an infestation. Getting an early jump on the problem is important, so learning to identify and get rid of cockroach eggs can be very...
Reasons to Get Commercial Pest Control 

Reasons to Get Commercial Pest Control 

As a business owner, you do everything you can to promote your business, encourage repeat customers, and gain an advantage over your competitors. The success of your business often depends on word of mouth and first impressions. While pest control may not be the first...
Termite Mud Tubes

Termite Mud Tubes

Living on the Sunshine Coast means that you have probably heard and seen a lot about termites. They give many homeowners nightmares and nearly 1 in 3 homes in the area will likely suffer some kind of damage from them. You may have also heard the term “mud tube” used...
How Do Termites Eat Wood?

How Do Termites Eat Wood?

Termites are some of the most feared of all household pests because of the damage that they can do to homes. The Sunshine Coast is particularly susceptible to termites because of its warm, humid climate. Damage to homes occurs because termites live in and eat wood,...