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GENERAL PEST DIVISION 

Our team offers routine services and treatments for general pests such as:

ANTS, COCKROACHES, CRICKETS, RODENTS, LAWN TREATMENTS, FLIES, MOTHS, FLEAS & TICKS, BIRD LICE, BED BUGS, MOSQUITOES, AND SPIDERS.

ANTS

ANTS

Ants form colonies that range in size from a few dozen individuals living in small natural cavities to highly organised colonies that may occupy large territories and consist of millions of individuals. Some ants raid stored food, others may damage indoor structures, some can damage agricultural crops directly (or by aiding sucking pests), and some will sting or bite.

COCKROACHES

COCKROACHES

Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea, which also includes termites. About 30 cockroach species out of 4,600 are associated with human habitats. About four species are well known as pests. Many species are resilient and fast-breeding. Cockroaches feed on human and pet food and can leave an offensive odor. They can passively transport pathogenic microbes on their body surfaces, particularly in environments such as hospitals.

CRICKETS

CRICKETS

Crickets occur in varied habitats from grassland, bushes, and forests to marshes, beaches, and caves. Crickets are mainly nocturnal, and are best known for the loud, persistent, chirping song of males trying to attract females, although some species are mute. The singing species have good hearing, via the tympana on the tibiae of the front legs.

RODENTS

RODENTS

Well-known rodents include mice and rats. Most rodents are small animals with robust bodies, short limbs, and long tails. They use their sharp incisors to gnaw food, excavate burrows, and defend themselves.

LAWN TREATMENTS

LAWN TREATMENTS

Our team offers lawn treatments/ spraying to get rid of unwanted pests.

FLIES

FLIES

The fly's wing arrangement gives them great maneuverability in flight. Their claws and pads on their feet enable them to cling to smooth surfaces. Flies undergo complete metamorphosis; the eggs are laid on the larval food-source and the larvae, which lack true limbs, develop in a protected environment (often inside their food source). The pupa is a tough capsule from which the adult emerges. Flies mostly have short lives as adults.

MOTHS

MOTHS

There are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moths. Moths are commonly regarded as pests because their larvae eat fabric such as clothes and blankets made from natural proteinaceous fibers such as wool or silk.They are less likely to eat mixed materials containing some artificial fibers. There are some reports that they may be repelled by the scent of natural oils; however, this is unlikely to prevent infestation.

TICKS

TICKS

Adults have ovoid or pear-shaped bodies, which become engorged with blood when they feed, and eight legs. In addition to having a hard shield on their dorsal surfaces, hard ticks have a beak-like structure at the front containing the mouth parts, whereas soft ticks have their mouth parts on the underside of their bodies. Because of their habit of ingesting blood, ticks are vectors of many diseases that affect humans and other animals.

FLEAS

FLEAS

There are approx. 2,500 species of small flightless insects that survive as external parasites of mammals and birds. Fleas live by consuming blood from their host. Fleas grow to about 3 mm long and are usually brown with bodies that are "flattened" sideways or narrow, enabling them to move through their host's fur or feathers. They lack wings, but have strong claws preventing them from being dislodged. Fleas are able to leap a distance of some 50 times their body length.

BIRD LICE

BIRD LICE

Bird lice are parasites to warm-blooded animals, especially birds. Bird lice may feed on feathers, skin, or blood. They have no wings, and their biting mouth parts distinguish them from true lice, which suck blood.

BEDBUGS

BEDBUGS

Bed bugs are a type of insect that feed on human blood, usually at night.Their bites can result in a number of health impacts including skin rashes, psychological effects and allergic symptoms. Bed bug bites may lead to skin changes ranging from invisible to small areas of redness to prominent blisters. Symptoms may take between minutes to days to appear and itchiness is generally present. Some individuals may feel tired or have a fever. Typically, uncovered areas of the body are affected.

MOSQUITOES

MOSQUITOES

Mosquitoes have a slender segmented body, one pair of wings, three pairs of long hair-like legs, feathery antennae, and elongated mouth parts. Eggs are laid on the water surface; they hatch into motile larvae that feed on aquatic algae and organic material. The adult females of most species have tube-like mouth parts (called a proboscis) that can pierce the skin of a host and feed on blood, which contains protein and iron needed to produce eggs.

SPIDERS

SPIDERS

At least 48,200 spider species, and 120 families have been recorded by taxonomists. Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and fangs enabling them to inject venom.