The Redback Spider: What it Is & How to Get Treat Spider Bites

Posted on: 15 June 2015

Many people are afraid of spiders. In the case of the Redback spider this fear is justified, and this arachnid is one you really don't want to find in or around your home. Here's what you need to know about this unwelcome house-guest including what to do should you or a member of your family be bitten. Identification & habitat This spider is easily identified. The body of an adult is 1cm long and shiny black with a yellowish-orange or red marking shaped like an hourglass on the underside of its abdomen. [Read More]

How to Kill Off a Termite Colony

Posted on: 8 June 2015

Termites pose a serious problem for some homeowners. If left unchecked, a colony can inflict a devastating amount of damage to a property's structure. Many people who have had experience of a termite infestation will tell you that the only option is to call a professional pest control company; no home made remedies are fully effective. While this is a bit of a blanket statement, there is some truth in it. [Read More]