It is that time of the year where Pests and insects are coming out of hibernation. Yes, that means your home gave them shelter from the cold and now it is time for them to show you who’s the Boss. Considering that South Africa does not have a full four […]

Pests in Spring & Summer

There are two distinct species of termites in South Africa commonly known as Harvester and Subterranean Termites. Harvester termites are commonly/generally found in gardens and Subterranean termites are timber/wood eaters. So, if you notice little mud tubes in the soil it could possibly is Harvester termites. In summer, should your […]

Harvester and Subterranean Termites

Termites Believing termites to be summer pests, many homeowners let their guards down during winter months. However, various classes of termites are known to infest premises during autumn and winter months and reproduce until September. Subterranean and Harvester termites are the most destructive and widespread termite.  They are social insects, […]

Five pests to look out for this winter

We associate spring and summer with seasonal allergies, there are also non-plant and triggers for allergies and asthma attacks. Household pests, such as cockroaches, crawling insects, dust/bed mites, mice and rats, are all major triggers. Symptoms of allergies from cockroaches and other pests include itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, wheezing […]

Allergies caused by Cockroaches, Mites, Rats & Mice