Pest control services

Pest control services

Protecting our customers’ health, food and property since 1978 – safely and reliably. 

As part of The Specialists Franchise Group, Pest Control Specialists™ is equipped to help eliminate and prevent general pest issues such as household insects, rodents and other pests for both residential and commercial customers throughout Southern Africa.


“I have been using pest control for a number of years now and am extremely satisfied with your service. I am also very impressed by your persistence in trying to reach me when treatments are due. Well done and keep up the good work” Pest Control Services

Pest Control Specialists have successfully implemented an ADVANCED TERMITE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM in gaining full control of a very serious termite attack on the ORAPA HOUSE HIGH RISE BUILDING, that falls under The Office of The President.” Continue Reading>> Advanced Termite Management

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Pest articles

Avoiding Common Restaurant Health Code Violations

When a restaurant gets cited for health code violations, it’s impossible to ignore the negative blow to the reputation of the establishment. Not only are health code violations bad for business though, they could have serious consequences related to foodborne...

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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...

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5 Reasons You May be a Magnet for Mosquitoes

There are two types of people: Those who rarely get bitten by mosquitoes and those who get hounded by them. It’s true that some people have it worse than others when it comes to fending off itchy mosquito bites, but what makes a person a mosquito magnet? Learn more...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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