Spring Pests and How to Prevent Them

Spring Pests and How to Prevent Them

With the return of warmer weather comes an increase in the activity of insects and other pests. If left unchecked, the populations will continue to build rapidly throughout the Summer, so now is the time of year to take preventive steps to discourage pest activity....
The Season For Swarming Termites

The Season For Swarming Termites

With the arrival of spring, and summer right around the corner, it’s time to be on the lookout for swarming termites. Why do termites swarm, and what does it mean for you? In this article, we’ll dig into a number of questions concerning these swarms and give you all...
Signs of a Cockroach Infestation

Signs of a Cockroach Infestation

Cockroaches are some of the most common pests on earth. They are found on every continent except Antarctica, and certain species like to live right alongside humans. On the Sunshine Coast, common pest cockroaches include: German cockroaches, American cockroaches, and...
Protect Your Home from Termites

Protect Your Home from Termites

Insuring your home and property is an obvious step that nearly all new homeowners take. Most people don’t think twice about making sure that their most valuable processions are protected against possible dangers like fire, water damage, and theft. Insurance allows you...
Funnel Ant Problems and Solutions

Funnel Ant Problems and Solutions

Funnel ants are found throughout Australia. While they are especially numerous in Western Australia, the Sunshine Coast also faces threats from these little invaders. Funnel ants can not only give painful stings, but they can also destroy lawns and landscaping. Funnel...
What You Need to Know About Funnel-Web Spiders

What You Need to Know About Funnel-Web Spiders

Funnel-web spiders are some of the most notorious in the world because of their extremely toxic venom. Australia is home to 35 different species of funnel-webs, six of which have been known to cause severe reactions after a bite. The most dangerous of these is the...
What Attracts Termites?

What Attracts Termites?

Despite your best efforts, some things you are doing around your yard may be attracting termites to your home. Once the termites are within close proximity, they can quickly move in and start causing destruction. Let’s take a quick look at three things you can change...
The Differences Between Wasps and Honeybees

The Differences Between Wasps and Honeybees

Wasps and bees are both important because of the job they do as pollinators, but both types of insects are also feared because of their painful, and sometimes dangerous, stings. Although they are closely related, there are many differences between wasps and bees,...