Pest Control Tips for Families and Business Owners

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Pest Control Tips for Families and Business Owners

Hello and welcome to my anti-pest blog. Hi, my name is Corrie. I live in an old home in the middle of nowhere. Due to the gaps in my home and the fact that we are virtually surrounded by nature, all kinds of pests have gotten into my home over the years. In addition to the usual suspects such as cockroaches, ants, termites and mice, we have also seen feral bees and small marsupials get into our home. Through trial and error and the occasional help of a professional pest removal specialist, we have learned a wealth of information about pest removal. Explore this blog and learn through my experiences. I think you will enjoy reading, but most of all, you will enjoy your pest-free house.


How To Deal with Increased Swarms of Wasps This Summer

Many homeowners have reported a definite increase in the number of swarms of insects, such as wasps and termites, they've needed to deal with this summer. With the weird weather we've been having, with longer and hotter summers, insects just like these are coming out in abundance and their populations are actually doing rather well.  Pest control experts all over Australia are reporting a marked increased in customers demanding their services, and if you are one of the many homeowners struggling to keep your pets and kids safe from biting or stinging critters, you need to learn how to deal with them better. Read More 

Termite Detection: What You Should Know About The Power Poles On Your Property

A 2014 bush fire in Parkerville, Western Australia has left some residents battling a power company after it was discovered the power pole that caused the blaze was affected by termites. Did you know that as a landowner you are responsible for maintaining the health of power poles on your property? If you have never inspected your power poles for termites before, now is the time to do so before the summer hits, the ground dries up and the fire risk increases. Read More 

Pest Control | 4 Clever Tactics To Prepare For Getting Rid of Pesky Bed Bugs

If you've got a bed bug problem, then getting rid of them is more challenging than you think — since they find clever ways to hide and can reproduce quicker than every breath you take. Getting rid of bed bugs will depend on the intensity of the infestation and the clutter in your home. Follow these preparation tactics and be sure to call in a professional pest control service like Surekil Pest Control to handle the bed bug problem as soon as possible. Read More 

3 Ways A Pre-Purchase Building Pest Inspection Will Help You In Future

A building pest inspection is one of the steps you should engage in when seeking to buy property. In the process, licensed inspectors will check your prospective home for structural damage such as dampness, leaking roof, settling floors, poor electrical wiring and plumbing. They will also check for pests such as termites and wood borers Although a pre-purchase building pest inspection will help you decide if you should go through with the sale, the report can also play an important role down the line, even after you've owned the property for a while. Read More 

A Quick Guide to Using Mouse Traps

Mice are active all year round, and are one of the most destructive pests which can invade your home. Not only will they contaminate your food, they will gnaw through furniture, insulation, and even through electrical cables—something which can easily start a fire. Mice might look a little cuter than cockroaches and ants, but you need to get rid of them quickly, so here's a quick guide to picking, setting, and laying out traps. Read More