5 Common Spider Myths

5 Common Spider Myths

Australia is known for its unusual, large, and sometimes dangerous spiders, but there is also a lot of misinformation surrounding these creatures. According to Rod Crawford and the Burke Museum, nearly everything you know about spiders may be wrong. We will examine 5...
Why Are There So Many Termites Along the Sunshine Coast?

Why Are There So Many Termites Along the Sunshine Coast?

There’s no question that we have a lot of termites along the Sunshine Coast. Nearly 1 in 3 homes will be affected by termite damage, and CSIRO has ranked our area as “very high risk” on their termite hazard map. Why are there so many termites in this part of...
Ant Control Using Things From the Kitchen

Ant Control Using Things From the Kitchen

If ants are invading your home and you don’t know what to do, just turn to your kitchen. Chances are good that you already have some great ant control products right in your cupboards. Here are some of the best natural products you can use to disrupt the flow of...
How Do Mice Enter Homes 

How Do Mice Enter Homes 

It can be stressful and frustrating to find mice in your house. It is even worse when you realize you have no idea how they got in or how to prevent more from entering. You need not worry because the experts at Radar Pest Control will guide you through the most common...
Leptospirosis and Rodents

Leptospirosis and Rodents

Leptospirosis is a dangerous disease that can spread from animals to humans. It is commonly contracted via infected animal urine that may be found in contaminated water or soil. Here in Australia, leptospirosis is most often found in tropical and subtropical areas...
How to Tell the Difference Between Ants and Termites?

How to Tell the Difference Between Ants and Termites?

Ants and termites are remarkably similar in many ways. They both live in colonies with a caste system consisting of a queen and king, a reproductive class, workers, and soldiers. They are also similar in size and appearance. Being able to accurately identify if the...
The Difference Between Wasps and Hornets

The Difference Between Wasps and Hornets

Do you have wasps around your home? Or are they really hornets? Is there even a difference?  The terms wasp and hornet are often used interchangeably in colloquial speech, but there actually are some differences. In this article, we will help to set the record...
Billions of Rats

Billions of Rats

Rats are believed to be the most numerous mammals on earth, with billions of them alive today. Here on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, we have two main species of rats that cause trouble for homes and businesses, the roof rat and the Norway rat. Rats are known to...