I HATE RODENTS! WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Rodent infestation is a common problem in most Australian households.  Mice and rats are not only unsightly and annoying, but they can cause serious health risks to everyone in your home. Whether you already have rodents invading your home or you want to prevent them from doing so, knowing what to do can give you…

HOW TO PREVENT TERMITES FROM INVADING YOUR HOME

When building or buying a home, you want it to be able to withstand harsh weather conditions to protect yourself and your family. However, you may not realise that your home can also be destroyed from the inside without you knowing it – courtesy of the sneaky termites living in your residence! In NSW, there…

5 WAYS TO INSECT PROOF YOUR HOME FROM THE OUTSIDE IN

No one wants a visit from pests in their own home. We’re here to help and want to share with you 5 ways to insect proof your home from the outside in. These are all simple steps that can be taken by you, straight away. If you want a bug-free home, these are the first…

HOW TO DETECT TERMITE INFESTATION

Termites live in colonies, however, even if they are living in a large community, they’re still hard to find during the early stages of an infestation. Most of the time, you won’t even know that termites have infested you unless significant damage begins to surface. But fortunately, there are some subtle hints that can help…

SIGNS OF COCKROACH INFESTATION

Detecting a cockroach infestation as early as possible can help you eliminate them before they wreak havoc. The longer you let them loose, the harder it is to wipe them out and the more expensive your costs will be. Fortunately, there are different signs that can help you know if there’s a cockroach infestation somewhere…

HOW TO SPOT MICE IN YOUR HOME

One of the most common household pests around the world is the mouse. Mice are cute, especially when you see them running inside their cages, however they can be your worst enemy when they begin invading your home. As pests, they can be a pain to deal with and their ability to spread diseases, germs…

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THESE COMMON GARDEN PESTS

Maintaining a garden is not a simple task. You have to make sure that your plants are regularly watered, are in a location where the climate is suitable for them, and ensure that they are properly nourished. Failing to do these will make the plants sick and weak which will attract pests. Below is a…

SIGNS OF TERMITE ACTIVITY IN YOUR HOME

Termites usually live in colonies underneath homes, but they can emerge and enter your building through cracks in the foundation.  There are some subtle signs that termites have entered your home: keep these in mind, but remember, the absence of these signs does not necessarily mean that your home is termite-free: Signs of termite activity…

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RATS AND MICE?

Both rats and mice belong to the rodent family, but that doesn’t mean that they are entirely the same thing. Each has unique characteristics which can be used to properly identify which one is which. Properly knowing which of them are rats and which of them are mouse is important to help you save time…

HOW DANGEROUS ARE FLEAS TO YOUR PET

If you are a pet owner, whether you own a dog or a cat, you are probably familiar with fleas. Fleas are one of the top problems faced by pet owners because of the risks they bring to the family. But do fleas really pose a threat to your pet’s health and well-being? Fleas are…

5 MOST COMMON HOUSEHOLD PESTS

Pests aren’t just irritating, they can also destroy your home and carry viruses that can bring you diseases. What’s more stressful is that once pests invade your home, it is difficult to get rid of them and they can propagate at a very quick rate. However, while there are many kinds of pest, there are…

SIGNS AND CAUSES OF HOME TERMITE INFESTATION

Are you looking for termite control in Newcastle, Maitland, and Hunter Valley? Termites are serious home destroyers. In point of fact, termite infestation can cause household damage that could run into the thousands. This is why it is essential that you protect your furniture and other wood structures at home. However, it is not easy…

BUILDING ON A SOLID FOUNDATION

A Homeowner’s Guide in Bidding Goodbye to Termite Blues Small but unforgiving, termites can cause the destruction of any home. So whether you are a seasoned home builder or a soon-to-be homeowner who wants the best for their dream house, it’s vital to look for ways to protect your future abode from termite infestation the…

DEBUNKING MISCONCEPTIONS ON PEST CONTROL

Efficient pest control is integral in every household. Nonetheless, not everything you hear about pest control may necessarily be true, especially since there many myths that have already been proven wrong by science. Therefore, as a homeowner, it is important that you debunk some of the myths that keep you from living in a pest-free…

GETTING RID OF PESTS DURING WINTER

Like most homeowners during winter, you would think that pest infestation would be the least of your problems. But, you couldn’t be more wrong. In fact, during the cold months in autumn and winter, animals and pests often seek warmth, shelter and food in your home. But, you couldn’t be more wrong. In fact, during…

HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS IN PEST CONTROL

It can’t be said enough: pest control chemicals are dangerous if not handled properly.  They are necessary to keep out invasive bugs that would otherwise make our lives miserable, but must be treated correctly. Proper handling of pesticides starts with having a good understanding of your pest infestation problem and what products are available in…

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  • One phone call to Local Pest Control solved our dilemma.

    Our house was affected by a white ant problem. One phone call to Local Pest Control solved our dilemma. We recommend Local Pest Control to anyone with a similar situation.

    Mr & Mrs Hawton, Eleebana

  • I find him honest…

    Ian has been inspecting my home for White Ants for some years now. I find him honest and always willing to keep me informed with regards to what changes are available for white ant control.

    Mr. Mazratzakis, Macquarie Hills

  • We found their pricing competitive and realistic!

    Local Pest Control treated our home for Termites. The service was carried out in a professional manner with the eradication of the Termite problem to our total satisfaction. We found their pricing competitive and realistic.

    Mr & Mrs Hill, Cardiff