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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches are a major problem on the NSW North Coast, many different species  can be found in and around the home. The larger varieties such as the American Cockroach, Australian Cockroach, Oriental Cockroach and Smokey Brown Cockroach will nest in a wide variety of areas such as roof voids, subfloor areas, wall cavities , drains, gardens, trees and mulched areas. These cockroaches are most commonly found wondering around the home at night, scurrying across kitchen benches, around floor edges and patio areas. They carry diseases which can easily be transferred from the locations they nest in to areas that they...

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Termites

Termites

Termites or White Ants are very common along the East Coast of Australia and the Northern Rivers is a well known "Hotspot" termites result in millions of dollars worth of damage to homes and properties every year. Secretive and very destructive Termites are constantly foraging around your home or property looking for a food source which is anything that contains Cellulose this is the sugary substance contained within timber that termites feed on. Termites generally build galleries or mud leads over the edge of concrete slabs, up foundation walls and brick piers or termites enter the home through built up...

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Rats & Mice

Rats & Mice

Rats and Mice successfully co-habit with humans, eating whatever food they can find and sharing the shelter of our buildings. Rodents contaminate more food than they eat and this can result in many diseases being transmitted. The 3 major pest species are the Norway Rat, the Roof Rat, and the House Mouse. During times when the weather becomes less favorable like during winter, rodents move into our homes for both food and shelter. In commercial premises rodents can be a problem all year round, and mice can reach plague proportions in rural areas. Although rodents don't have great vision, their...

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Pest Birds

Pest Birds

Pest Birds such as pigeons can become a problem in built up areas, they spread disease and their fecal matter is unsightly and can cause permanent staining. Birds are intelligent and communicate very effectively, populations can build up quickly and are the cause of some major health problems including Salmonella and Psittacosis. Effective Feral Bird control requires an excellent understanding of the biology and roosting/nesting habits of these Pests and requires a good knowledge of control procedures including, baiting, proofing, trapping, scare tactics and electric shock tracks. Pest bird problems vary from one site to the next so customized solutions...

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Ants

Ants

Ants are a common pest they can be a real problem and effective control requires extensive knowledge of the biology and habits of many different species. Ants can nest in wall cavities, roof void areas, subfloors, gardens, behind wall cladding, in the ground or even in electrical appliances and undisturbed areas inside the home. Most ant species feed on both proteins and carbohydrates, generally feeding in cycles. Ants can and will move their nests depending on environmental conditions it is possible for them to relocate to higher ground during periods of heavy rainfall, and alternatively move closer to a water...

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Spiders

Spiders

Spiders are some peoples worst nightmare, on the NSW North Coast spiders are a common problem not just because they can be dangerous and nasty but if left unchecked they can cover your home in unsightly webs. Spider webs around doors, windows, gutters, eaves, across garden paths, on fences and in trees, if your tired of walking through webs we can clear your home of these unsightly and at times intimidating pests. If the webs aren't bad enough the northern rivers has some of the worlds most deadly spiders The Northern Tree Dwelling Funnel Web Spider calls these parts home...

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Fleas & Ticks

Fleas & Ticks

Flea populations can build up rapidly, with female fleas laying hundreds of eggs which reach maturity in a couple of weeks time.In Spring and Summer the fleas life cycle can be as short as 21 days. Successful management of these pests depends on a variety of factors including extensive knowledge of flea biology and habits, skilled inspection techniques, informed pesticide selection and careful application methods. Very effective products including Insect Growth Regulators (IGR's) of low toxicity to mammals are available for application by your Northern Rivers accredited Pest Control Technicians. Application to flea harbourage areas, particularly the areas where pets...

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Possums

Possums

Possums are a protected species however can become a problem when they decide to move into your home and nest inside your roof cavity. If left to live in your roof void they will soil your wall/ceiling linings staining your internal paint work and gyp-rock. Possums leave large amounts of fecal matter nesting material and greasy black runways inside your roof space, they become smelly and unhygienic. Possums can only be lawfully removed by a licensed professional and strict legislation must be adhered to. Northern Rivers Pest Control can also supply and fit Possum Boxes so your possum has a...

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