- What do your pest sprays treat for?
Our general pest sprays treat for Cockroaches, Silverfish, Spiders and Ants.
- Is your chemical safe for our children & pets?
We only use chemicals, baits and other products approved by the APVMA for use in domestic and commercial properties. These are applied as required by Queensland Health and APVMA guidelines and regulations. Our technicians conduct a risk assessment of your property before completing any treatment program to determine areas of potential risk. Once any area of risk is identified your treatment program will be designed to eliminate that risk.
- Is there any smell after your pest sprays?
Our treatments are odourless! However if you do choose to have a spider aerosol treatment, this does have a faint smell. We like to say it’s a warning for our customers, if you can smell it once you walk in your house you haven’t left the property for long enough. We recommend you remain out of the house for anywhere between 2-4hours.
- What areas do you service?
Cooroy Pest Control provides pest management services for all communities within the Sunshine Coasts Noosa Biosphere, namely: Noosa Heads, Noosaville, Tewantin, Sunshine Beach, Tinbeerwah, Cooroy, Pomona, Cooran, Kin Kin, and including Eumundi, Doonan, Coolum and Yandina.
- How often should I get my house sprayed?
Depending on the pest pressure at your home you may require more frequent treatments until the pests are under control, these treatments can be anywhere between 9 weekly – 6 monthly. In most cases 12 monthly treatments are recommended.
- Where do you spray the chemical?
Internal – Skirting boards + architraves + gels in wet areas + dust in roof void
External – Subfloor (if accessible) + eaves + knee height around the home
- Do I have to clear my cupboards for cockroach treatments?
No, the Gel we use is registered for use in food preparation places such as restaurants and hospitals. In fact we can apply the Gel in a safe manner even when restaurants are open and working.
- Will the spray you use stain my carpet?
The spray we use is water based and does not leave a stain on carpets.
- What can I do to reduce the number of cockroaches?
Cockroaches like warm dark places and of course food scraps. Once you have noticed cockroaches it is essential to be extra careful about cleaning up after meals and removing all food scraps. It is also a good time for a spring clean and removing accumulated grease and oil deposits from around the stove and cooking areas. Try also to fill in any cracks and crevices around the bench top if possible.
- What can I do to reduce black ants?
Ants are very active over summer, however persistent all year. They can be attracted by a food source either sugars, oils or proteins.
- Keep surfaces clean and free of food
- Eliminate food sources | Place food in seal-able containers
- Remove all vegetation that comes in building contact | This can act as a ‘bridge’ for the ants to get in
- Remove uneaten pet food | Place food dish in a tray of water
- What other pests can you help me with?
Wasps, Fleas, German Cockroaches, Rodents, Lawn pests and Flies.
- How many years’ experience do you have?
Although Cooroy Pest Control was established in 1998 we have over 22 years industry experience.
- What termite services do you provide?
We provide Termite inspections, emergency live termite treatments, Termite management systems, Termite baiting programs
- How do I know if I have ants or termites?
A quick way to identify if you’re looking at a termite or not is the number of body segments they have. Termites only have 2, while ants have 3.
- How often should I have my house inspected for termites?
Australian standards recommend annual termite inspections be conducted. We may however recommend more frequent inspections if your home is a high risk property.
- Is termite damage covered by my regular home and contents insurance?
It’s a good idea to check with your current insurer if you’re covered, however most insurance companies will not cover termite damage.
- How do termites get into your house?
Termites are subterranean workers which means they work underground, creating foraging tunnels to get from one location to the next.
Termites can enter through gaps and cracks in your home as small as 2ml, they do not need much at all.