Wasps: The Good and the Bad

Wasps: The Good and the Bad

When it comes to stinging insects like bees and wasps, wasps seem to have gotten the short end of the stick. While the world has united to try to save the bees, wasps have gotten a bad reputation, but is it deserved? Let’s take a closer look at some of the good things...
The Silverfish Life Cycle

The Silverfish Life Cycle

Silverfish are small, wingless insects that are common throughout Queensland. Their fish-like movements and appetite for carbohydrates (including books and fabrics) make them not only creepy, but also destructive. Effective Sunshine Coast silverfish control depends on...
What are Sow Bugs and Pill Bugs?

What are Sow Bugs and Pill Bugs?

The moist, warm environment of the Sunshine Coast is the ideal area to find sow bugs and pill bugs. These creatures are actually land crustaceans and are closely related to animals like shrimp and crayfish. They are not dangerous and work as decomposers. Sometimes,...
Do Bugs Sleep?

Do Bugs Sleep?

We know that humans and other mammals need sleep to survive, but have you ever wondered if bugs sleep? This is not an easy question to answer, but delving into the science of insect sleep may actually benefit two very different groups: human sleep researchers and pest...
Five General Pest Control Tips

Five General Pest Control Tips

Whether you are dealing with rodents or roaches, spiders or silverfish, there are a few basic things you can do to keep most pests away from your home. Here are five general tips that every homeowner needs to know. Seal the Exterior One of the most important things...
Millipede Control

Millipede Control

Millipedes are unique creatures that are most known for having lots and lots of legs. They are generally harmless and benefit the environment as decomposers, but sometimes population explosions can mean that they may begin to damage crops and become a nuisance in...