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The Surprising Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning

As September signals the start of the new season, filling the air with new life and the promise of warmer weather, so begins the age-old tradition of spring cleaning. Deep cleaning has always been seen as a great way to re-energise and refresh your space after a...

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Preventing Foodborne Illnesses through Pest Control

WHO (World Health Organisation) reports that an estimated 600 million – almost 1 in 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year, resulting in the loss of 33 million healthy life years. What are foodborne illnesses?...

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring Pests

During the winter months, lawn care is often regarded as a low priority task. But, as the weather begins to warm up for spring and the grass starts turning green again, it’s time to jump back into action to ensure a healthy, pest-free lawn for the summer months ahead....

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6 Unhealthy Things Lurking in Your Office Carpets

What’s hiding among the fibres of office carpets isn’t something we often think about. But if you consider the dirty feet, food and other contaminants that are stomped around the office floor on an often-daily basis, it should come as no surprise that vacuuming alone...

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8 Simple Tips to Pest-Proof Your Property this Winter

Most people associate Winter with cold weather, short daylight hours, and a welcome relief from many nuisance pests. While the warmer months may bring flying pests such as mosquitoes, flies and stinging insects – Winter also has its own set of pest problems as rats,...

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A Guide to Protecting Your Carpets During Winter

While South African winters are not as extreme as in other parts of the world that have to contend with snow and ice – adverse conditions like frost, rain and windy weather can still take a heavy toll on high traffic carpets. Frequent precipitation, moisture retention...

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The 5 Shocking Dangers of Rats and Mice in Winter

Winter has officially reared its icy head – and as the days get shorter and the evenings get darker, South Africans start to retreat indoors. But they’re not the only ones. Falling temperatures will start to drive rats and mice inside in search of food, water and a...

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The Rodent Breeding Cycle & How to Stop It

Seeing a rat or mouse scurrying across your kitchen floor is never a welcome sight. But, before you shrug it off as a once-off occurrence, consider how many others may be hiding out in your roof or garage. Once they have established a nest in your residence, the...

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