Avoiding Wasp Stings

According to the Australian Museum, there are over 12,000 species of wasps in Australia. Luckily, there are only a few species that will bother your family and ruin your picnics. Wasp stings are painful and can be dangerous to sensitive populations, so learning how to...

Baby Cockroaches

Seeing a large cockroach in your home can be disconcerting, but seeing baby cockroaches might be even worse! Baby roaches are a sure sign that there is a cockroach population that is living and reproducing in your home. One female German cockroach can produce 300-400...

Where Do Silverfish Live?

Silverfish are the epitome of creepy, crawly critters with their long antenna and fast, fishlike movements. They are nocturnal insects, so you may only stumble upon them when you are up at night, or if they get trapped in the bathtub. So, where do silverfish live and...
Hosting a Pest-Free Party

Hosting a Pest-Free Party

One of the great things about summer is spending time outside with friends. Unfortunately, these fun get-togethers can quickly become a nightmare if uncontrolled pests are constantly bothering you and your guests. Luckily, there are many things you can do to keep...
Using Diatomaceous Earth for Pest Control

Using Diatomaceous Earth for Pest Control

Diatomaceous Earth (DE) is the pest control product that not only kills insects, but is also safe for humans to eat. If you have never heard of diatomaceous earth, you may be missing out on a great organic tool for your pest control arsenal. Diatomaceous earth is made...
Mosquitoes and Biting Midges: What You Need to Know

Mosquitoes and Biting Midges: What You Need to Know

Mosquitoes and biting midges are a common problem along the Sunshine Coast during the warmer months of the year. They are not only nuisances and give painful bites, but mosquitoes are also notorious for spreading dangerous diseases. As the populations increase along...
Preventing Ants

Preventing Ants

Although ants can be active all year, spring is when they are the most active and are especially visible in homes and yards. Ants are mostly nuisance pests, but some species can cause painful stings or can even damage the structure of homes. Whether you are worried...
Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Rodent Droppings

Everything You NEVER Wanted to Know About Rodent Droppings

If you think you have a rodent infestation, one of the first things you may notice are droppings. Rodent poop is an obvious sign of activity and can be helpful in identifying what rodent is in your home and how large the infestation is. The location and quantity of...