Our Blog

Rat

The Rattus

Interesting Facts About Rattus 1.More than 51 species of rats that have been discovered 2.A rat can fall as far as 50 feet without being injured. Rats can jump 2 feet in the air from standing position 3.The tooth enamel of rats is said to be stronger than steel. 4.Rats have been known to restart […]
Read More
Flying ants

WINGED ANTS

Flying ants are alates, mostly the matured Queens and males of ant, An ant colony can only expand so much. At some points a new queen will need to strive out on her own to begin a new colony, growing wings and flying enables to do this. They are most commonly found nesting in wet, […]
Read More
Aedes

Aedes aegypti

Aedes aegypti is known to transmit dengue virus, yellow fever virus, chikungunya virus, and Zika virus. Aedes is dark coloured and has typical white markings on the legs and lyre like markings on the thorax. It is significantly smaller in size, being only 4 to 7 mm long. In this species, the female mosquitoes are […]
Read More
Drywood termites

DRYWOOD TERMITES

Drywood termites can often escape detection, as they live deep inside wooden structures. Compared to other species, their colonies are very small and often spread out within the house. Drywood termites will colonize in attics where temperatures may exceed 131 degrees Fahrenheit. There, they will locate their colonies in wood that has more favorable temperatures, […]
Read More
Furniture beetle

Common Furniture Beetle (Anobium punctatum)

The common furniture woodworm beetle is a wood boring beetle measuring 2.7-4.5 mm in length and has a brown ellipsodial body with a pronotum. Furniture beetles are attracted to wood. They can be brought into the home through infested furniture or timber, or they may naturally seek out damp or moist wood on their own. […]
Read More
PAPER WASP

PAPER WASP

Paper wasps are semi-social insects, they will sting to protect their colony, releasing toxins that can be harmful. Wasps can sting repeatedly causing pain, swelling and whole-body effects that can trigger allergic reactions. They do not store food and they eat insects and spiders. Forager wasps bring morsels of food back to the nest from […]
Read More
Sewer fly

SEWER FLIES

Sewer flies are small, grey pest, they come from organic buildups in any area where there is standing water, breeds in the buildup in pipes and enters the bathroom through a faulty seal between the toilet and sewer flange. This might indicate they are breeding lower down in the pipe and flying upwards. sewer flies […]
Read More
Mice

The Mus Musculus

Mice are notorious for infesting buildings and their ability to slip through the smallest of entry points. Mice should be a concern for any property owner due to their capacity to spread disease and their destructive eating habits. Mice are famous for being able to chew through things like soft concrete, wood, plastic, aluminum, and […]
Read More
Pharaoh ants

PHARAOH ANTS

Pharaoh ants are a social group of pests that live in our area and regularly get into homes and businesses. They do not require large openings or spaces to squeeze their way. They nest in warm, humid areas near food and water sources. Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, behind […]
Read More
Anopheles

ANOPHELES MOSQUITO

Nearly 500 Anopheles species are recognized, only 30-40 transmit malaria in nature. Female Anopheles mosquito is a vector for Malarial parasite. Male mosquitoes do not bite. The adult females are generally short-lived, with only a small proportion living long enough to transmit malaria. Anopheles mosquitoes can be distinguished from other mosquitoes by the palps, which […]
Read More