Drought Leads to a Major Increase in Cockroaches

Drought Leads to a Major Increase in Cockroaches

As the drought in the Western Cape reaches critical status, residents are now dealing with another cause for concern as cockroach sightings and infestations increase. Typically, roaches are nocturnal pests, choosing to remain in the dark whenever possible. For this...
7 Diseases You Can Get from Common Household Pests

7 Diseases You Can Get from Common Household Pests

Apart from being a nuisance and an unwelcome sight, the pests that you find in your home or office could actually pose a more serious threat to your health and wellbeing. While some pests transmit disease by biting or stinging, others pick up disease-causing bacteria...
Bug Off: Why Flies Won’t Leave You Alone

Bug Off: Why Flies Won’t Leave You Alone

The scene is all too familiar. You’re sitting around, minding your own business and suddenly a fly appears. So, what do you do? You swat it away. Instead of leaving you, however, it hangs around – circling you and generally just buzzing about, no matter how many times...
The Ultimate Pest Control Planner for Your Home & Business

The Ultimate Pest Control Planner for Your Home & Business

Throughout the year, different types of pests can be observed in abundance at certain times and in certain seasons. In South Africa, we experience seasonal pest activity as a result of weather conditions which facilitate their reproduction. It’s why we are overwhelmed...
The Top Bacteria Hotspots in Your Home & Office

The Top Bacteria Hotspots in Your Home & Office

Every day, we go about our business without a second thought. We make a cup of coffee, photocopy a document, grab some water, or even push a door open. Throughout the day, we come in to contact with a number of surfaces that many others have touched, bringing with...
The Top 5 Pests Found in Hotel & Commercial Kitchens

The Top 5 Pests Found in Hotel & Commercial Kitchens

Running a kitchen can be a demanding job without having to worry about pests jeopardising the health and well-being of customers, not to mention creating unsanitary working conditions for employees. Besides the risk to public health, pests also pose a serious threat...