A Seasonal Guide to Winter Pest Problems

A Seasonal Guide to Winter Pest Problems

For many, winter offers a time of blissful reprieve from common household pests like flies, mosquitoes and the myriad of other creepy crawlies that we all love to hate. But before you kick back in anticipation of a pest-free winter – think again. Although some pests...
4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

4 Pests Found in Food Manufacturing Facilities

The contamination of food sources in South Africa has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the listeriosis outbreak which affected more than 1,000 people and 128 deaths. While food can become contaminated form many reasons, pest infestation is a...
The Homeowners Guide to Pest-Proofing Your Property

The Homeowners Guide to Pest-Proofing Your Property

For most homeowners, dealing with pests is more of a reactive task. We see a pest, we want it gone, so we buy whatever off-the-shelf treatment promises the quickest eliminating action. In reality, all it takes is a few preventative pest-proofing steps and a little...
Don’t Ignore These 5 Telltale Signs of Termites

Don’t Ignore These 5 Telltale Signs of Termites

Termite infestations cause damage to thousands of South African homes and businesses every year. Due to their behavior and habits, they’re often difficult to detect until the damage has already been done.  There are however, some telltale signs that could alert you to...
7 Weird Bug Facts That Will Give You the Heebie Jeebies

7 Weird Bug Facts That Will Give You the Heebie Jeebies

Everyone knows that bugs and creepy crawlies are disgusting. Not only do they bite, sting, buzz around and cause damage, but they also carry diseases – and they’re everywhere. There’s just something about pests that make our stomachs turn and can deter even the most...
7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

7 Habits That Can Attract Cockroaches & Other Pests

Cockroaches are among the most hated pests and finding them in your home or office can be enough to make you cringe. You may think you’re doing a good job of keeping these vile, disease-carrying creatures away, but you would be surprised at some of the habits that can...