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5 Tips for Pest Control this Spring

Spring Cleaning to Avoid Pest Infestations 2020 is coming to a close and spring is here! To many people, this time of year means warm weather and flowers in bloom. Unfortunately, spring is also the season when some annoying pests emerge. With the weather shift, these nasty creatures wake up...

How are pest control companies adjusting to the pandemic?

Many countries are affected by the coronavirus outbreak and the significant impacts it poses on different aspects of our daily lives. A pandemic of this scale is causing disruption in many industries. Businesses have no choice but to adjust their operations to survive. Pest control companies are not exempted from...

What are roach baits?

Roach bait is a food mixture added with insecticides and attractants. To actively lure several species of roaches, different chemical substances and attractants are used. Usually, roach baits come in three forms namely: bait gel, bait flowable dust, and bait stations. These roach baits can be used together to effectively...

What are cockroach bombs or bug bombs? Are cockroach bombs safe?

Cockroaches are insects that cause problems for humans. As long as a cockroach appears in the house, they will multiply. House cockroaches often live with humans and are harmful to humans, they cause allergies and spread pathogens within a home. To combat the infestation of cockroaches, residents often resort to...

Rat infestations around the globe as a result of the lockdown

Of the many discomforts and concerns raised by COVID-19 lockdown, pest infestation was probably one of the worst. Across countries, pest controllers are receiving more reports of rat infestations in their home and garden during the coronavirus lockdown than ever. Specifically, there has been an increase in rat call-outs by...

What is pest monitoring?

Pest monitoring is a regular inspection that aims to collect information at a particular time in a given area to monitor the recurrence of a pest problem. The main steps in pest monitoring are: identifying the pest,locating the nest and infested areas,and rating the severity of an infestation. The data...

Millions of Rodents Invade Homes as Temperature Drops

To many people’s surprise, winter is actually the major rodent season in the industry. Despite the temperature drop, rats breed just as much in colder times as they do in summer. Every winter, rodents invade 21 million homes and gather mostly in bathrooms. Just like us, rats crave cosiness when...

Which pests are active during winter?

Here are the most common pests that invade your home during winter. Most of us may have once wondered: “Where do pests go in winter, do they hibernate or migrate like birds?”. There are many ways for pests to avoid the coldness of winter. How can pests survive in winter?...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

What are stink bugs? It is commonly known that stink bugs are flying insects, or shield bugs because of their distinct trapezoidal shapes. The hardened shell of their broad bodies acts as a protective armour in shielding them from the threat of the predators. There is an enormous range of...