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The Gecko Invasion

Love them or hate them, they are thriving.                                         

If you find black, white tipped, rice like Pellets scattered around your home, you have Geckos.

The white tip is actually uric acid (urine), Geckos do not urinate, but expel the uric acid with their faecal matter, similar to birds. Continue reading

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Are my pets at risk of poisoning from rodent baiting?

During the colder winter months rodent infestations can become a real problem for many homeowners as both rats and mice look for warmer surroundings, and a more prolific food source.

The most common solution to control these infestations is baiting with a registered rodenticide, often readily available from local high street stores, DIY super stores, or a professional pest control company. Continue reading

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Rats or mice dropping?

Have you seen fresh or hard droppings in and around your home, garage or shed ?, these droppings are normally small and different shapes indicating that if small it’s possibly mice and bigger been possibly rats, either way you need to investigate as you don’t want these pests taking over your home as they pose a serious threat to your and your families health. Continue reading

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Termite protection for a home in the Noosa hinterland

Miniature cows Noosa hinterland

Peace of mind where the small cattle roam

 When Suzanne Baker and Pam Robinson bought their beautiful house on forty acres in Eerwah Vale they weren’t entirely sure what they were going to do with all the space. Continue reading

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How do I prevent Termites getting into my Noosa home? Part 1

A question some home owners ask me is – “am I significantly increasing the probability of a termite infestation in my Noosa home?”

As a termite inspector I get to see the many ways that termites get into people’s homes. One of the critical areas on a Termite Inspection Report relates to – Continue reading

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What type of termite chemical treatment should I choose for my Noosa home? Repellent chemical or Non-repellent?

The Great Chemical Active Conundrum

After much research and informed discussion with your local professional termite technician, you have decided that a chemical treated zone is the preferred choice for the termite protection program around your Noosa home. Continue reading

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What termite protection option would be best for my home?

Termite Baiting or Chemical active?

“Which is the best solution for termite the management of my home?” – This is one of the most common questions asked of me in my capacity as a Termite Technician. Continue reading

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How to self treat steel piers to help prevent termites getting into my Noosa home

In theory a home built in the Noosa area on steel peirs should not have any trouble with termites. This is usually true if you actively check around the peirs in your subfloor regularly (at least every 6 months) but if you travel alot you may want to consider installing additional protection around the base of the peirs to reduce the risk of termites making their way into you home while you are away. Continue reading

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Are hardwood homes safe from termite attacks?

The hardwood termite – NASUTITERMIS Spp.

Many people are often surprised to learn that one of the most widespread and potentially destructive species of termites found in South East Queensland actually prefer to consume hardwood. Continue reading

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Noosa and Hinterland Termite Inspections & Protection

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