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Pest control Cairns - termite control and timber pest inspections

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches are responsible for spreading various pathogens such as Salmonella, E.coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Causing dysentery and gastroenteritis making them a serious threat to you and your family. Before we carry out any pest control treatments at your property, it is essential for us to correctly identify what species of cockroaches we are treating. Cockroaches are adaptive and can breed rapidly, so a quick response is crucial in preventing them putting your family at risk. Having your food stored in air tight containers, taking out the kitchen bin daily. Not leaving dishes in the sink over night and cleaning up and spills straight away, this will go a long way in preventing cockroaches becoming an infestation in your home. All of our products we use are scientifically tested and approved for safe use in your home. Your safety is our #1 priority. Or treatment methods are targeted and precise which include using gel baiting, flushing agents, dusting below cupboards in cracks and crevices and non repellent base sprays in key area's for maximum control.

Ants

Finding ants walking across your bench tops and getting into your cupboards eating your food can be frustrating, especially when ants frequently travel through unhygienic area's transferring bacteria and disease causing pathogens across your food and kitchen utensils. Australia is home to 1,300 species of ants, some pest ants threaten our environment and cause substantial problems for the native wildlife. Ants are attracted to sweet substances and protein, so it is important to clean up any spillages straight away and keep all food products in air tight containers. At Homeguard Pest services we use safe treatment methods to target different species of ants. Through gel baiting, dusting under kick boards inside cracks and crevices also using non-repellent insecticide base sprays to gain complete control. We also provide expert advice on conducive conditions in and around your home and how to improve or rectify problem area's, in the most cost effective way.

Termites

Cairns has a perfectly suited environment for termites to thrive, 1 in 3 homes are affected by termites causing substantial damage and property loss for home owners and businesses across Australia each year. With out a professional termite management plan and system in place, you are not covered by your home insurance. Causing a financial strain and burden on the home owner to pick up the repair costs out of their own pocket. At Homeguard Pest Services - Cairns Pest Control, we are the professionals in termite eradication and termite management systems. Joe is our fully licensed termite technician and is also a qualified and licensed carpenter. With Joe's knowledge and skill acquired from both pest control and construction industry. Joe will advise on building design issues that are conducive for termite activity and provide you with solutions to improve or rectify problem area's in the most cost effective way. We offer termite and timber pest inspections, pre purchase inspections, termite treatments and colony control. Termite baiting systems, chemical and physical pre construction termite management systems. Call us today to receive your free quote.

Rodents

Rats living in and around your homes are potentially dangerous to your health through spread of disease such as Weil's Disease (Leptospirosis). This a bacterial infection, you can contract it if you come into contact with the urine, blood, or tissue of the rodents that are infected with the bacteria. This disease can be potentially fatal if contracted. Rats are also responsible for causing house fires all over Australia, they need to chew on hard objects in order to keep their incisor teeth short. This is often electrical wiring being gnawed on which can cause an electrical short and sparks, potentially starting fires in roof voids. Homeguard Pest Services use baiting treatments and maintenance programs which are highly effective in the eradication of rats and mice. We use Protect lockable rodent stations with baits secured inside using a steel rod system, ensuring the safety of children and your pets at all times.

Spiders

There are thousands of different species of spiders all over the world. The majority of spiders are not deadly to humans. though more dangerous situations can occur when us humans and our beloved pets come in contact with spiders such as the Redback spiders, trap door spiders, white-tailed spiders, mouse spiders, funnel- web spiders etc. The majority of spiders living in our homes are more of an annoyance particularly their webs which is an unsightly mess for most people. Ground dwelling spiders are nocturnal so they are very active at night, and like to hide out in sheltered places such storage area's in old boxes, timber stacks, garden mulch, kids play equipment, inside shoes etc. When working in the garden it's a good idea to wear gloves, and be very cautious moving sheets of iron and building materials you may have stored around your property. Controlling spiders in your home takes an integrated approach through chemical control by hiring a professional pest control company. Also cleaning webs down using a broom and vacuuming under couches, tables, behind curtains etc.

More about ticks

Ticks are found in a variety habitats across the coastal regions of eastern Australia and can be found all year round. Bandicoots are common hosts as are many mammals and pets like dogs are frequency infested. Paralysis ticks initially cause local itchiness and a hard lump at the site of the bite, followed by more serious symptoms presenting themselves over a number of days. These include flu like symptoms, rashes, an unsteady gait, weak limbs and partial face paralysis. Other problems associated with Paralysis Tick bites are allergic reactions ranging from mild itching and swelling to potentially life threatening anaphylactic shock. Children are the most susceptible to problems caused by ticks as they may not be able to communicate they have been bitten and so ticks can be feeding on them for a number of days by which time their symptoms are quite advanced. Homeguard Pest Services - Pest Control Cairns provide expert tick and flea control services to all properties across Cairns and the greater region, keeping your family and pets safe.

Cockroaches are covered by a 12 month warranty, ants and webbing spiders carry a 3 month warranty

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  • Termite treatments
  • Pre-purchase inspections
  • Rental vacate
  • Termite inspections
  • Flea & tick control
  • Asian honey bees
  • Mosquitoes
  • Bird lice
  • Rodent control
  • Bed bug treatments
  • Bird management
  • Termite barrier quotes
  • Green ants
  • Body corporate quotes
  • commercial pest control
  • Industrial pest management
  • Carpet beatles
  • Possum removal

Tips and information on pest control

Pest treatments

Getting the most out of a pest control treatment in Cairns and having it done right the first time, is what we all want. Before your pest controller arrives at your property, it is a good idea to do a quick clean up. This will allow for a far better pest control treatment for you. Items such as clothing, shoes, kids toys, pet bowls etc, should be pick up off the floor or moved away from the wall edges prior to treatment. For external area's, having your lawn cut before we arrive is ideal especially when treating for fleas, ticks and ants around your property. Stored items against externals walls should be moved away temporarily, this will allow for a good clean continuous barrier around the external wall edges. At Homeguard Pest Services - Pest Control Cairns, we are always happy to provide advice on preventive measures you can do, which will greatly reduce pest infestations in your home.

Termite issues

There are a few things you can do to reduce the threat of termites around your home in Cairns. Firstly getting an annual or biannual termite inspection is highly recommended. Also removing dead trees, stumps and branches from your yard, keeping any stored timbers off the ground. Removing garden beds and foliage from direct contact to your building and repairing any leaking taps around your property. Bathrooms, laundry and kitchen area's should be checked for possible leaks or water damage, these area's are often the first point of entry when termites are active in your house. Air conditioning and hot water overflows should be plumbed into available storm water pipes where possible, or at least directed away from walls to prevent moisture from accumulating along slab edges. These are just a few jobs you can do around your house, that will greatly reduce conducive conditions for termite activity, in and around your property.

Termite management

Some house sites around Cairns can pose unique challenges when considering a termite management system for your property. A lot of aspects of building design and construction will need careful consideration. Existing properties with low to ground decks around pools, patios with concealed slab edges, benched house sites utilizing retaining walls as part of the main structure. If your considering getting a extension built to your home, there will be potentially unprotected area's between new an existing structures where termites can gain access to structural timbers. Having a termite management system installed could save you major repair costs down the road. At Homeguard Pest Services - Pest Control Cairns, we offer a range of termite management systems from FMC, BASF and DOW to accommodate any building design and construction methods.

Servicing area's between Innisfail to Cape Tribulation, across Cairns and Atherton Tablelands

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pest management licence PMT 1004806614
QBCC 1125544

 

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