Will Destroying Termite Mud Tubes Help to Get Rid of Termites?

Subterranean termites are a homeowner's worst nightmare. These termites lives underground, where they can take moisture from the soil while avoiding predators and sunlight. Subterranean termites have a unique habit that makes them a menace to homes throughout Australia; they build mud tubes from the soil to nearby food sources. If you find mud tubes in your home or somewhere on your property, you might have a termite infestation. While it's a good idea to break a section of a mud tunnel to see if the tunnel is still in use, you should avoid totally destroying termite mud tubes. [Read More]

Don't Get Bugged: How to Get Rid of the Roaches

When you live in Australia, it's just a matter of time before you're faced with a roach infestation. Australian cockroaches are a common occurrence. They might be harmless, but they can cause quite a nuisance. Luckily, with some persistence, you can get rid of them. You can also keep them away, especially if you continue the persistent efforts. Here are four steps that will help you get rid of the cockroaches, and stop them from returning. [Read More]

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Annual Termite Inspections for Your Home

One of the best forms of termite control is termite prevention through regular termite inspections. In Australia, termites are rampant all year long because of the favourable weather conditions. This and the fact that termites never sleep means that you can never afford to let your guard down regarding termites. Having your home inspected annually is a smart investment for various reasons, which this article will cover. 1. Termites are always active in Australia [Read More]

5 Anti-Termite Steps to Take Before You Begin Home Renovations

If you are about to start renovations on your home, then be mindful of termites. Termites are always a risk in Australia. But during renovations or construction, the risk of termite invasion increases. Don't let termites put a damper on your home renovations. Take the following actions before you begin to renovate to ensure that termites don't interfere with your plans. 1. Have a pest controller inspect your property Before renovations are complete, a property is open to the world. [Read More]