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7 Must-Have Items At Home To Prevent Pest Infestations

7 Must-Have Items At Home To Prevent Pest Infestations

It is no doubt that insects and other pests are more active during hotter months and rainy days. Since Singapore is located in a tropical climate, the appearance of pests in your home is, unfortunately, a natural occurrence. However, letting them stay in the house can pose risky circumstances for you and your family. (more…)

4 Pests Excluding Bed Bugs That Could Live In Your Mattress

4 Pests Excluding Bed Bugs That Could Live In Your Mattress

Pests can be a major nuisance, and if left unchecked, they can even pose a threat to your health. Unfortunately, pests can also find their way into your mattress, where they can thrive and multiply. One such pest most commonly found in mattresses is bed bugs – little, reddish-brown, wingless insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals. These bugs are about the size of an apple seed and are attracted to warmth and the carbon dioxide that humans and animals exhale. Hence, keeping bed bugs at bay is key to ensuring that they do not leave small, red bumps on the skin, which may be accompanied by itching and irritation. (more…)

Major Types Of Insects That Can Cause Allergic Reactions

Major Types Of Insects That Can Cause Allergic Reactions

Insect allergies are common in many people across different age groups. An insect allergy is an overreaction of one’s immune system as a response to fluid, waste, or venom from an insect. What happens here is that your immune system reacts to a possible threat by emitting immunoglobulin E antibodies that trigger the production of histamines and other allergy-causing chemicals in your body.

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Common House Geckos: Managing These Menaces In Your Home

Common House Geckos: Managing These Menaces In Your Home

Lizards and geckos appear harmless, which doesn’t necessarily require you to call for pest control in Singapore, but looks can be deceiving. While they don’t bite or sting or cause severe property damage like bees, ants, termites, and mosquitoes, these tiny reptiles can carry harmful disease-causing bacteria, like salmonella, which can be transmitted through their urine and droppings. People can get sick with severe stomach cramps, diarrhoea, fever, and vomiting. They also carry germs and parasites that can spread in your home and make your family seriously ill. Plus, they risk food contamination, especially if their droppings fall on your food.

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5 Spots Around Your Home Where Mosquitoes Commonly Breed

5 Spots Around Your Home Where Mosquitoes Commonly Breed

Mosquitoes are one of the most persistent and troublesome menaces that can attack your home, especially during the monsoon season. They can breed inside your house and bring a variety of problems, including serious health risks. The most common mosquito-borne diseases that the bite of pesky mosquitoes can spread include dengue, malaria, and the Zika virus. (more…)

Why Your Bathroom Has Centipedes And How To Get Rid Of Them

Why Your Bathroom Has Centipedes And How To Get Rid Of Them

Out of the different types of centipedes that inhabit the average home in Singapore, it is undoubtedly the house centipede that one would come across. Resembling spiders, these centipedes have numerous legs and long bodies and are often found in the bathroom. Without a doubt, finding a centipede in your bathroom is truly an unpleasant experience. These horrifying sci-fi monsters can make your heart skip a beat, especially if you spot them in your bathroom just when you are about to take your morning shower or attend to nature’s call. (more…)

Pest Control And Pest Management: Is There A Difference?

Pest Control And Pest Management: Is There A Difference?

Pest problems are common both at home and in the office. When ignored, these problems can result in serious health risks and costly solutions. Hence, if you are experiencing a rodent infestation at home or a termite invasion in your workplace, the best course of action you should take is to immediately engage in rodent and termite control in Singapore. The same thing goes for other types of pests like cockroaches and mosquitoes. (more…)

5 Scary Ways Pests Can Damage Your Roof And Cost You Money

5 Scary Ways Pests Can Damage Your Roof And Cost You Money

In Singapore, living on the landed property has its own set of pros and cons. On the one hand, the privacy and peace you get to enjoy beats having to listen to your neighbour’s children running around above your HDB flat. On the other hand, dealing with mosquitoes and other pests only means having to factor into your monthly outgoings regular pest control to keep the critters out. (more…)

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