Pest Control - Around the House
Ahhh, the joys of summertime picnics with friends and family! But sometimes, uninvited guests sneak into your outdoor feast (and we’re not talking about your strange neighbor or cousin). To keep insects from biting, stinging or annoying you – and just ...Read More..
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|How to prevent pest infestationsThe best way to keep mice and other pests at bay is to understand the ways in which they try to...|
|The facts on Australian snakesTo treat a snake bite, apply a pressure bandage but not so tightly it cuts off blood supply. Immobil...|
|Natural Ways to Banish Household Pests19|
A clean, pest-free home is essential to your family’s wellbeing
|The facts on Australian snakes3|
To treat a snake bite, apply a pressure bandage but not so tightly it cuts off blood supply. Immobilise the limb with a splint and keep still because activity quickly spreads venom. Seek medical assistance and give a description of the snake.
|Tips for buying mosquito coils and insect repellent2|
Next time you're shopping for mosquito coils or insect repellents, consider these problem ingredients and healthy alternatives.
|Preventing rodents around the house2|
When it comes to rats and mice, prevention is better than the cure.
These bugs carry disease and can trigger asthmatic reactions in sufferers when particles of discarded skin become airborne
Female mossies need blood to develop eggs and use their saliva containing an anticoagulant to suck up a meal. Skin reacts because the immune system produces histamine to combat the substance. Apply an ice pack for relief.
|The facts on Australian spiders2|
To treat a spider bite, wash the area with soap and water then apply an antibiotic cream and ice or a cold towel. Elevate the limb or affected part of the body and seek emergency treatment as soon as possible.
|How to prevent pest infestations2|
The best way to keep mice and other pests at bay is to understand the ways in which they try to get in...
|Pest-proof your yard1|
Guard against destructive wildlife in the garden while protecting native species
Ever-present in summer, flies survive by feasting on animal faeces and garbage, picking up germs that cause disease before landing on your skin or food.
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