3 of the Most Common Pests Found in Australian Businesses

Posted on: 22 January 2016

A pest infestation in your workplace is bad for business. Whether you have rats, ants, cockroaches or moths, you'll need to call in the professionals to sort the problem and fast. Here's a skin-crawling list of some of the country's most common critters that love to hang out in offices and commercial properties. 1. Cockroaches There are 400 cockroach species native to Australia. Often attracted to dark, damp spaces, cockroaches sometimes produce a repugnant odor (you'll know it when you smell it) and can be a right pain to get rid of once they've broken into your commercial building. [Read More]

Why Won't Some Cats Catch Mice?

Posted on: 14 October 2015

If a mouse ventures into your home, you may well expect your pet cat to deal with it. After all, cats are naturally supposed to catch mice. This doesn't work with every cat, however. Although some cats are natural hunters that will track down and kill any mouse that sets foot on their territory, others may show no interest in mice at all and may even be a little scared of them. [Read More]

How To Identify Subterranean Termites

Posted on: 16 September 2015

An important item on your routine annual home maintenance schedule should be a termite inspection that should carried out by your local pest control contractor like Expect the Best Pty Ltd.  In between inspections, you should keep an eye out for signs of termite presence too.  Different species of termites leave different evidence of their presence, and it can be helpful to the pest controller if you can identify which species may be present, as they are all treated in slightly different ways. [Read More]

Termite Detection, Management and Treatment Techniques for Hotel Owners

Posted on: 10 September 2015

Dealing with a termite infestation can be a delicate matter if you are a hotel owner. Luckily, with the right tips you can effectively remove the termites, keep them away from your property and protect your hotel's image. Keep these tips in mind: 1. Monitor your hotel property for termite activity on a regular basis If termites penetrate your hotel undetected, they can do a lot of damage. Unchecked, they can cause severe structural damage as they snack on your floor joists, wall frames and other wooden elements of your building. [Read More]