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Silverfish – as the name suggests – are metallic silver insects that move fast across surfaces in a swimming motion. They thrive in highly humid areas such as cupboards and bathrooms (which tend to become steamy and more damp in winter) and feed on just about anything from book pages, wallpaper, clothing and even glue!...
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Most of us in South Africa have come into contact with these 4-legged creatures at one point in our lives. Whether found on a beloved pet skin or crawling up your leg after a walk in the bushveld, it is usually only noticed once it has attached itself to the skin and has started feeding...
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Pest birds (e.g. starlings, doves, pigeons, seagulls) are a significant health risk to humans. They carry harmful diseases, insects, and parasites. Not only this, but they can cause tremendous physical damage to property and to YOU as well (have you ever tried to shoo a seagull away from its lunch? Things can get aggressive, fast!)....
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It is a common misconception that all pests hibernate and disappear in late autumn and winter months. Although pest activity is somewhat lower than in the summer months, they can still be problematic. Its important to know what sort of pests to look out for in autumn so you can identify and deal with the...
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We all believe that we need to use cheese in our mouse trap because that is what cartoons have taught us, but is that really the truth? And what about cats that keep our property free from rats and mice? Did Tom ever catch Jerry?   Let the myth busting begin.   1 – Cheese...
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Did you know: The name Cockroach comes from the Spanish term Cucaracha (deriving from the Latin ‘blatta’), which means “an insect that shines the light’. We find this strange because cockroaches usually hide from light! Cockroach fossils have been found dating back more than 200 million years! Cockroaches are CANNIBALISTIC! Yes, you may know that...
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There is nothing nicer than a lush, thick green lawn to sit on, on a warm summers evening. It’s a great place for children to play and for families to build memories. Not only are healthy lawns an asset to your property, but to the environment as well! Healthy grass creates an ideal living environment...
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There are more than 980 species of bats in the world! Of these, 6% live in South Africa. Bats are extremely sensitive creatures and so they are a great indicator of biodiversity. They are very important pollinators of flowers, dispersers of seeds and they consume large numbers of insects (including the irritating mosquito) every day....
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Did you know? Sumerians (the people of southern Mesopotamia) were one of the first people recorded to use chemicals as a form of pest control. Around 4 500 years ago, they used Sulphur compounds to control insects and mites. A few thousand years later (3 200 years ago), the Chinese used mercury and arsenical compounds to control...
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The festive season is upon us and it’s a time for family, friends, travel and relaxation. Here are some things to remember when it comes to pests and traveling to different places: Always check the online reviews! This is where people that have been there before you leave comments about their experiences at that particular...
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