Unwelcome Visitors: Advice About Pest Control

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Unwelcome Visitors: Advice About Pest Control

Hello all. My name is William and I have always been a farmer. Recently, the farm next door subdivided into one-hectare blocks and a lot of urbanites moved in to enjoy the countryside. Many were excited to start their own vegetable gardens until they realised that there were some unwelcome visitors. Insects, mice and birds seemed to love their crops too! As an old hand at the game, I was able to prevent them from poisoning everything in sight! In some cases, I got them to plant flowers like marigolds to stop particular insects. In other cases I recommended calling in the experts. After all, the idea is to control the pests but keep crops healthy. I know a lot of people are faced with unexpected pests when they move. Hopefully, this blog will provide helpful advice and encourage you to assess the situation calmly. All the best.

Natural Method of Termite Control

If you're concerned about termites invading your home, but you don't like the idea of using toxic chemicals to kill them or deter them, you may be interested to learn about some alternative termite treatments. Here are a few suggestions to help get rid of termites without using poisons. Method #1 This method works by providing termite bait. The worker termites take the bait back to the colony where the queen and her youngsters will eat it. Read More 

Three Effective Control and Prevention Options for Spiders

Spiders are common pests in the residential environment. Typically, these creatures are nuisance pests, and you can leave them alone if you do not have an infestation in your home. In simple terms, most species of spiders are not harmful, and they can be beneficial because they feed on insects and other pests. Unfortunately, there are some dangerous varieties in the country which can cause serious reactions in humans due to bites. Read More 

Crumbling Woodwork? How to Spot Signs of Infestation

As wood ages in a structure, the weaker it will become. Of course, modern treatments that are given to joists, floorboards, and planks mean that wooden parts of a home or outhouse can have their lives extended for decades. Nevertheless, all wood ages, especially when it is exposed to the elements. Therefore, it can sometimes be tricky to work out whether wood has simply come to the end of its life and needs to be replaced or has become the subject of an infestation, prematurely ageing it. Read More 

Creative Trap Idea Designed to Keep Wasps Away

There are many types of pests that are annoying and a hazard to your health, but few are because the amount of pain that wasps can cause. Wasps have a reputation for being aggressive and leaving behind painful stingers that cause swelling and irritation on the skin. If you do not want to fight with this type of pest regularly, you need to learn about ways to get rid of wasps from your property. Read More 

How To Prepare For A Home Pest And Termite Inspection

If you're selling your home, termite and pest inspections are usually a requirement of a mortgage lender before they will agree to release the funds an applicant requires to purchase a property.  Many home insurers also insist your home is inspected regularly in order for your insurance cover to remain valid, especially if you live in an area of high termite activity.  A termite inspection is actually more correctly referred to as a 'structural pest control inspection'. Read More