Know Your Pest

The Difference Between Bees and Wasps

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We’ve all experienced the agonising pain of being stung by a bee or a wasp. It’s not pleasant by any means, but it’s even more unpleasant if you can’t determine if it was a bee or a wasp. Because of their similarities, bees and wasps can be hard to distinguish mid-flight. There are some features…

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5 Pest Proofing Tips for The 5 Most Common Ants in Australia

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From sugar ants to bulldog ants, the Fantastic Pest Controllers share their favourite prevention tips for Australia’s most common ants.

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Termite Prevention Tips for Australian Homeowners

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Termite prevention is an important part of building a home. That is because termites (also called “white ants) can be and are a serious problem. In fact, the issue is so severe that according to the “Building Regulations 2006”, every new home must be termite-protected. However, around 20% of the homes in Australia are still…

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How to Become a Pest Controller in Victoria

Pest Control is becoming an increasingly popular career path in recent years and with good reason. Why is that? Lately, Australia has seen a significant rise in insect, arthropods, and rodent infestations. With that comes a significant risk to people, animals, and property. A risk that should be managed in a timely manner, or else…

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Difference Between Mice and Rats

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Mice and rats have been under the scope of pest control agencies ever since there was such a thing as a “pest control agency”. We’ve developed a keen understanding of their behaviour, biology, and how to most efficiently get rid of them without doing any harm to the environment. First rule of the art of…

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