Rodents

Close up of Wild brown rat in water

ABOUT RODENTS Rodent FactsRodents’ biology and habits can make them challenging to control, and they present a serious menace to your home. If you’re in need of rodent control services, here is what you should know about these pests: RatsInstincts: Rats are instinctively wary of things new to their environment, including rat control measures such as … Read more

Mosquitoes

mosquito

ABOUT MOSQUITOES Mosquito Appearance & IdentificationMosquitoes belong to the same group as the true flies, Diptera. As such, they have a single pair of wings. They typically have long, thin legs and a head featuring a prominent proboscis. Mosquito bodies and wings most often are covered in tiny scales, with adult sizes ranging from 3 … Read more

Flies

Nasty Housefly in a Window

ABOUT FLIES More than 100 pathogens are associated with the house fly, including Salmonella, Staphylococcus, E. coli and Shigella. These pathogens can cause diseases in humans and animals, including typhoid fever, cholera, bacillary dysentery and hepatitis. Sanitation is critical to controlling these pests, but accurate identification is essential for successful fly control. Here are some … Read more

Bird Control

White dove symbol of peace

We are highly trained bird control specialists and have the skill and expert equipment to protect your business and family home from these pests. Our bird protection and pigeon control services include a comprehensive inspection to discover how the birds are getting in and what control steps may be necessary; a detailed proposal of our … Read more

Bed Bugs

Embarassed Dog on Bed

ABOUT BED BUGS How to identify Bed Bugs AppearanceBed bugs are flat, reddish-brown, oval insects up to 4-5 mm. long or the size of an apple seed. Swollen and reddish after a blood meal. Behavior, Diet & HabitsBed bugs just feed on blood. In cool surroundings, bed bugs can survive up to a year deprived … Read more

Cockroaches

Dead cockroaches

ABOUT COCKROACHES Facts, Identification & ControlCockroach AppearanceCockroaches can measure over 50 mm. (2 in.) in length, with tropical species tending to be larger than those found in other climates. Cockroaches have six legs, two antennae and some have wings. However, most winged cockroaches are not particularly adept at flying. Cockroach FactsCockroaches belong to Kingdom Animalia, … Read more

Spiders

Hairy Patagonian Spider

ABOUT SPIDERS Spider AppearanceEight legs, two body regions, no wings or antennae. Spider Behavior, Diet & HabitsSome spiders like moisture and are found in basements, crawl spaces and other damp parts of buildings. Others like dry, warm areas such as subfloor air vents, upper corners of rooms and attics, they particularly like to hide in … Read more

Ant Control

Ant Macro

Ant control and management can be easier said than done in Cape Town. But, there are some things you should know about how ants’ social activities can lead to giant headaches for you and your office.