Got a pest control question? See our frequently asked questions below for answers!

If you have a question about pest control, termite treatments or one of our many services, see our list of frequently asked questions below. If you can’t find the answer to your query, contact our friendly and knowledgeable team at our Gold Coast office! We’re happy to help!



Ross River Virus Gold Coast Outbreak

What is Ross River Virus

Ross River virus (sometimes called epidemic polyarthritis) is a disease caused by a virus which is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

We are at higher risk from February to May as mosquitos are more prevalent. Everybody who becomes infected with Ross River virus will recover, however, the time taken to recover fully is prolonged in some people.

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Tips on Spider Control Gold Coast

  • Vacuum regularly, high and low – particularly sheltered spots such as beneath worktops, backs of cupboards or under/behind large furniture.
  • Fill in gaps – in walls, around pipework and under doors to reduce entry points.
  • Remove environments spiders love – like firewood piles, garden bags, compost piles and general clutter cheap plavix 75 mg from near or around your property.
  • Exterminate other insects – By having regular Pest Control Treatments by your local Pest King technician. This will reduce insects that help feed spiders. And thus reducing spider infestation.
  • Remove webs – on a regular basis.

Silverfish Treatment

Silverfish Eat

  • Starch
  • Cellulose
  • Sugar

They can be found in households and businesses generally in books, wallpaper, paintings, fabrics, carpets, coffee, sugar, pasta and other food debris. If you think you may have Silverfish best to phone Pest King and book in a Silverfish Treatment.

Silverfish Tips to Prevent Infestation

  • Eliminate all food sources store food with air tight seals
  • vacuum regularly
  • Book a 12 monthly Pest Control Treament from your  Pest King technician

 

Flea bites

What do flea bites look like?
Given their small size, flea plavix 75 mg tablet bites often appear as tiny red spots on the skin. It is often difficult to identify fleas by looking at the bites.  Other factors, which may help to identify your insect problem.

Where to find bites? – Look for tiny dark spots, surrounded by a reddened area. The reddened area has a smaller inflammed area than other insects.

Where do bites occur? – Common areas to receive flea bites are on feet or lower legs.

Immediate awareness – A flea bite is usually felt immediately. A flea often bites two or three times in the same area.

No pain just itchy – The bite doesnt hurt its the itchy side effect from the bite that is the main effect.

Who is at risk? – Infants are at a higher risk from being bitten by fleas as they are usually playing on the floor and on the carpet. Kids also tend to be more sensitive than adults to being bitten.

Who is at risk? – People that own pets.

Cockroaches found on the Gold Coast

Smokey Brown Cockroach

 

Shining dark brown in colour. Wings longer than the body in male; only just overlap abdomen in female.

 

  • Nocturnal (hides during the day in cracks and crevices or any other dark warm places).
  • Lives in trees, under bark, under flooring, and enters buildings at night time.

Australian Cockroach

Females deposit the ootheca (egg case) containing 24 eggs a day after production.

  • Enter buildings at night from gardens/debris.
  • Generally prevalent in areas where winters are relatively mild.
  • Despite its name, it isn’t a native species.

Oriental Cockroach

The wings undeveloped in female and cover ¾ length of the abdomen in the male. They are dark brown and black in colour.

  • Oriental cockroaches thrive in cool, damp areas such as basements, drains and openings beneath porches.
  • Runs rather than flys.

German Cockroach

German cockroaches are easily identifiable by 2 dark longitudinal stripes on their pronotum.

  • Most commonly found indoors.
  • Prefers wet, humid conditions and are typically found in kitchens and bathrooms in homes and commercial properties.

American Cockroach

Shining red–brown in color. Wings longer than the body in male; only just overlap abdomen in female.

  • American cockroach prefers dark, humid and undisturbed areas and can be found in subfloors, basements, kitchens, roof voids and bathrooms of homes.

Brown Banded Cockroach

One of the smallest pest cockroaches, brown banded adult cockroaches. Characterised by yellow-brown stripes across their abdomen.

  •  Preference for warm and humid environments leads them to live in heated buildings – ceilings, attics, inside and around appliance motors.

 

Ant prevention Gold Coast

Clean up

Food and liquids immediately.

 

Sweep up

Any food crumbs from under your kitchen appliances and units. Wipe down benches for all crumbs

 

Store food

In airtight containers wherever possible. Or in the fridge.

 

If you have a pet

Clear away any food that isn’t eaten straight away. Store pet food in air tight containers.

 

Block off

Entry points for ants by sealing all cracks and crevices around buy plavix online canada your doors and window frames.

If you have a pet

Clear away any food that isn’t eaten straight away. Store pet food in air tight containers.

 

In the garden

Keep your compost enclosed and make sure all rubbish bins have tightly sealed lids.

Gold Coast Ant Control

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Wasp Removal Gold Coast, Brisbane and Tweed

Do you have wasps on your property?

How to diagnose wasp activity and signs

Wasps in your  home or garden?

  • There is likely to be a nest nearby, either in your garden, on your land or nearby.
  • It is important to treat a wasp nest early to reduce the threat of a wasp sting, which can be very painful and even cause death in extreme allergic cases.
  • A European Wasp nest in summer months can contain thousands of wasps.

Removal of nests can be dangerious!

You can rely on Pest King generic drugs plavix professionals to safely remove your wasp nest and help keep you safe from wasp stings.

  • You should not attempt to treat or remove a wasp nest if you are allergic. If you disturb a nest, you may provoke the wasps inside to attack and sting you as a form of defence.
  • Pest King offers a professional wasp nest treatment service to protect you from wasp bites by removal of the nest.

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German cockroaches on the Gold Coast

 INFESTATION OF GERMAN COCKROACHES ON THE GOLD COAST

If you have an infestation of german cockroaches on the Gold Coast. Dont stress Pest King will come and exterminate them for you. They are very hard to get rid of so they require several follow up appointments to kill the nest. Once they are exterminated from the home or business. We recommend  6-12 monthly pest control to keep them away.

How to prevent ants on the Gold Coast

  • Trimming back vegetation and trees from your home this will prevent ants from using the vegetation like a bridge to enter your home and establishing nest within roof void & wall cavities.
  • Keep pet bowls clean & place them outside to lower the attraction to the inside of your home.
  • Sealing and storing food products & wipe down kitchen bench tops and rubbish bin clean & empty and as possible to stop the attraction to your kitchen & pantry.