What Attracts Ants?

What Attracts Ants?

Ants are some of the most common household pests around the world. Once they get into your house, it is often difficult to get rid of them. You might be surprised to find out that you are actually attracting ants to your home because of some of your habits. So, what...
Common Sunshine Coast Cockroaches

Common Sunshine Coast Cockroaches

There are many different species of cockroaches in Australia, but three species have become particularly troublesome as household pests along the Sunshine Coast and throughout the country. The American, Australian, and German cockroaches are all very common and...
What Rodent is in My House?

What Rodent is in My House?

When you see evidence of a rodent in your home, often the only thing you can think of is getting rid of it… and fast! Mice and rats are creatures that can contaminate large amounts of food and spread dangerous diseases. Getting rid of them is easier said than done in...
Differences in Common Termite Species

Differences in Common Termite Species

Termites are a big deal here on the Sunshine Coast. Recent statistics indicate that nearly ⅓ of all homes in the area will be affected by termites. With over 300 different species of termites in Australia, it is impossible to be able to identify all of them, but there...
How Do Wasps Survive the Winter?

How Do Wasps Survive the Winter?

Wasps are rarely a problem over the winter, but when spring and summer arrive, the population will quickly grow and start causing difficulties for homeowners. So, how do wasps survive the winter? And what can be done to prevent them from taking up residence in your...
The Termite Life Cycle

The Termite Life Cycle

Understanding the termite life cycle is important for effective termite control. The termite life cycle begins with the queen laying eggs. Young queens may only lay a couple dozen eggs per day at the beginning, but when she reaches full maturity, she may lay up to...
Identifying and Getting Rid of Spider Egg Sacs

Identifying and Getting Rid of Spider Egg Sacs

When you see a spider, you may think that disposing of it has taken care of the problem. Unfortunately, adult spiders are only a small part of the spider population that may be in your home. Spider eggs and immature spiderlings may also be present, and if they are...