What Are Invasive Pests, and Why Are They a Threat?

What Are Invasive Pests, and Why Are They a Threat?

When reading articles about various Sunshine Coast pests, you have likely seen the term “invasive” used to describe them. The term invasive basically means a non-native plant or animal whose introduction and spread poses a threat to the ecosystem, the economy, and/or...
Do Ants Transmit Disease? 

Do Ants Transmit Disease? 

We all know how frustrating ants can be. They seem to come back time and time again, no matter how many you kill. While this is annoying, we don’t often consider ants to be dangerous. A closer look at scientific research, however, indicates that ants can actually...
Dealing with Black House Ants Along the Sunshine Coast

Dealing with Black House Ants Along the Sunshine Coast

Black house ants are common pests throughout Australia. They invade homes in search of food and moisture and will build nests along sidewalks and foundations. Although these little ants aren’t dangerous, they can be a real nuisance. Radar Pest Control can help you...
Ant Proofing Your Home 

Ant Proofing Your Home 

Ants are one of the most common household pests in the world. They are found on every continent except Antarctica and are consistently one of the most called about pests for pest control companies here in Queensland. Getting rid of ants can be difficult and...
Do Ants Have Wings?

Do Ants Have Wings?

If you have seen swarms of little critters that look like flying ants, you may wonder if you are crazy or if some ants actually have wings. You do not need to worry about your sanity because the reproductive classes of most species of ants have wings for at least part...
How Do Ant Baits Work? 

How Do Ant Baits Work? 

You might be tempted to spray all the ants you see in your house with a contact insecticide, but chances are good that more ants will simply take the place of those that die, and you will be left in the same position. This endless cycle is enough to make you crazy, so...