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The Hidden Agenda of Cockroaches in Your Home

For any homeowner, finding a cockroach scurry across the kitchen floor is enough to spark panic. Where there’s one, there’s likely many more hiding in cracks and crevices close by. And, once a cockroach infestation starts, the property owner faces a tough eradication...

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7 Surprisingly Common Areas Restaurants Forget to Clean

For any SA restaurant, café, coffee shop or fast food outlet, cleanliness should undeniably be top of mind. The best restaurant managers know that their reputation, not to mention the health of their patrons depends on it. After all, it’s one of the biggest factors...

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10 Facts You Never Knew About Mosquitoes on SADC Malaria Day

November 6 marked SADC Malaria Day, an annual awareness campaign to shed some light on the preventable and curable disease that still kills hundreds of thousands of people in Africa every year. To aid in the ongoing malaria prevention education effort, we thought we’d...

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When ants Invade guesthouses: tips to avoid unwelcome guests

No matter where you are, nobody wants to share a room with thousands of invading ants. When it comes to the hospitality industry, an ant infestation is not only unsightly, but also implies unsanitary conditions, which can put off guests and damage your reputation....

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Why you can’t get rid of cockroaches in your restaurant

Are overwhelmed and frustrated with the infestation of cockroaches in your restaurant or commercial kitchen and no matter what you do they keep coming back to haunt you, threatening your business reputation in the process? The truth is; if these dreaded pests have...

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BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME OR STRUCTURE?

The day you decide that you’re going to build your dream home or structure, you might not be aware of all the regulations involved or the lack of enforcing them correctly. The National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act (Act 103 of 1977) forms the basis...

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Upping the ant (e): How to keep ants out of your restaurant

As the warmer months start to settle in, so does the threat of ant invasion – a formidable prospect for none more so than restaurant owners. Not only is an ant infestation bad for your restaurant’s reputation, but it also poses a health risk by getting into and...

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Prevent insects from having a spring party in your home

The warmth of spring and summer that most of us have been looking forward to comes with the annoying presence of pests. Now that winter is over, most of us have to again contend with being woken up by buzzing mosquitoes in the middle of the night, or swatting flies...

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