BUGZAP PEST CONTROL

Mildura - Sunraysia region

Cockroaches

Conditions that favour cockroahes are those that provide abundant food, water and shelter.Cockroaches eat any animal or vegetable material, including paper, fabric, leather, starches and grease particles. Cockroaches are generally nocturnal.Active cockroaches during the day can indicate a large infestation. Cockroach eggs are enclosed in a purse-shaped egg case, which may be carried, dropped or glued to a surface.Taking as little as 40 days to develop from hatchling to adult.

Treatment requires a thorough inspection of the infested area and could involve using an agent such as pyrethrin and sticky traps can be affective for long term monitoring of populations. Baits, which may be in the form of gels, are becoming increasingly useful in cockroach control and the use of baits can offer safety advantages if, for example, treatment is required in commercial food handling areas, schools or hospitals.

Ants

Ants are a social insects that live in more or less permanent nests.Nests contain one or more queens, males and immature forms that are cared for by sterile workers.Pest Ants often nest around buildings, food preparation areas and have the potential to spread diseases.

Control methods may include surface sprays to nesting sites, travel routes and where ants gain access to buildings.Dusts are useful in sensitive areas such as electrical power boxes.Granular insecticide is also very useful and safe to use.

Fleas

Flea pupae can remain dormant for up to 18 months.Hatching of the flea is triggered by movement especially during warm, moist conditions.Start your flea control as soon as you see your first flea.Ten fleas can potentially reproduce to 250,000 in only 30 days!For every flea on your pet there maybe hundreds in the evironment waiting to hatch.

European Wasps

Becoming more and more common,European Wasps deliver a painful sting and like to hang around BBQ,s or dog food, trying to pinch a bit of food.Living in a main nest, to which they fly to in a maining straight line, they can become aggressive when disturbed, so contact us when they invade your home.

Bedbugs

Bedbugs are among the most cosmopolitan of human parasites.They are found in every kind of dwelling place, hiding during the day and coming out at night to feed; afterwards, they retreat to their hiding place to digest the meal, which may require serveral days.Each female lays an average of 200 or more eggs during a single reproductive period and feed by sucking blood of humans and other warm blooded animals, producing an irritating bite.I dont not recommend wasting time on these blokes, if you think you may have Bedbugs(and they are becoming very common now)Please call us straight away!

White tail spider

By now most people have heard or seen a White Tail Spider.Their long cigar, body shape tells them apart from other spiders.They eat other spiders and are often known to get into clothes left on the floor or in shoes.Having no web, Whit Tails roam around hunting for prey.Can deliver a painful bite and may cause ulcerations.