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

Not many people and animals on earth avoid mosquitoes. Their itchy, and irritating bites can ruin a braai, camping or a hike. They have an uncanny ability to sense our murderous intentions, taking flight and disappearing milliseconds before a fatal swat. And in our bedrooms, the persistent, whiny hum of […]

Mosquitoes: Pest Control