An Introduction to the Redback Spider

An Introduction to the Redback Spider

The redback spider (latrodectus hasseltii) is one of Australia’s most dangerous spiders. It’s venom is extremely poisonous, and unfortunately, redbacks are particularly prevalent in Brisbane and the surrounding area. By taking some time to learn the basics about the...
Cockroaches and Asthma

Cockroaches and Asthma

Cockroaches are unwelcome guests no matter who you ask. It has long been known that cockroaches carry and spread diseases like salmonella, dysentery, and gastroenteritis. Now new evidence is coming to light that cockroaches are also responsible for allergies and even...
5 Signs of a Silverfish Infestation

5 Signs of a Silverfish Infestation

Silverfish can live in nearly any environment, but they prefer warm, damp areas. This makes the Sunshine Coast an ideal location for silverfish to live and reproduce. If you are concerned you might have a silverfish infestation in your home, here are 5 signs that may...
Identifying and Combating Ants

Identifying and Combating Ants

Ants can be a never-ending problem on the Sunshine Coast. Our warm, wet climate creates the perfect conditions for ants to thrive. With over 15,000 species of ants in the world, sometimes it feels like you may never be able to completely get rid of them. They invade...
Five Fascinating Termite Facts

Five Fascinating Termite Facts

Here along the Sunshine Coast, termites are a major problem. Every year they do millions of dollars worth of damage to property. Statistics show that approximately one third of unprotected buildings will face a termite attack. Despite the destruction they can cause,...
Why Hire a Pest Professional?

Why Hire a Pest Professional?

If you’re like many people, you want to do things on your own. If you have kids, you’ll see them often telling you adamantly that they want to do something “their way”. It doesn’t change much as we get older. However, this isn’t quite the right attitude when it comes...