It is never a good sign when the sight of a marching colony of ants becomes a frequent occurrence. This is more alarming if they stubbornly keep coming back despite the regular deep cleaning and do-it-yourself (DIY) pest control methods you have tried. So, how exactly can you win against these persistent pests?
Although snakes are not exactly a common pest that people in HDB flats regularly deal with, there are some occasions where they find their way into your property or, worse, your landed property home. Given their immense danger, snakes must be approached and dealt with carefully and, ideally, with the help of pest control services which are more knowledgeable and better equipped to handle them. Below, we cover the steps to keeping snakes at bay, from identifying them to removing them safely from your property when possible.
Mosquitoes: Undoubtedly among the most aggravating and dangerous insects in Singapore. The dangers of leaving mosquito infestations unchecked go far beyond just mild irritation. Their itchy bites, buzzing sounds, and capacity to spread diseases like dengue fever, malaria, and the Zika virus, as well as cause fatalities, are all well-known characteristics of this pest.
Moths are stealthy pests that can slip under the radar and infiltrate your home unnoticed. If left unchecked, the damage they cause may not be limited to just the simple foodstuffs in your pantry but also your beloved cashmere wool sweater and other prized garments in the wardrobe. If you’ve noticed more and more of this hole-y havoc around the house, now is the time to kick out these uninvited guests for good. Read on to learn how to tell if you are having a moth problem, how to deal with it, and ensure it does not come back again.
The monsoon season in Singapore can be a much-needed respite – with lush greenery and cooler temperatures – from the heat and humidity of the tropical climate. However, the rain brings about a host of challenges, including an increased risk of insects and pests invading homes and businesses. After a thunderstorm, in particular, pests typically become more prevalent and harder to control, causing inconvenience and discomfort for homeowners and business owners alike. In this article, we will explore some of the most common pests you may encounter following the monsoon season and provide practical tips on keeping them at bay. (more…)
Termites are among the most destructive pests in the world – these small insects are capable beyond structural damage. Besides ruining the foundation and aesthetics of your home, they can also destroy some of the most valuable things in your house, including money.
Whether you live in or outside the city, pests can be an issue for residential and commercial properties. Many homeowners and business owners know they need pest control services, but only some know when it is necessary to have protection all year round. Let’s explore when investing in year-round pest control services is crucial and why you need them.
Rats have mastered trespassing, stealing your food, and destroying your property. Aside from their unpleasant look, rats carry diseases and pose a health risk to everyone in your home. And if too late, the hazards of a rat infestation are enough to cost you your health and money. You might believe that the worst thing than knowing a rodent is hiding in your house is seeing a dead rat inside your home – but it’s not. What’s far worse is randomly getting that foul rotten scent of a decomposing rat in your house but not knowing which part of the house it is coming from!
Termites are one of the most common pests that can cause significant damage to homes and buildings. In Singapore alone, different types of termites can be found in homes, like subterranean termites and drywood termites. Unfortunately, the termite control cost can vary widely depending on several factors, and understanding these factors is critical to effectively budgeting for termite control. In this article, we will delve into the various factors that impact termite treatment costs in Singapore, so you can better understand what you’re paying for.
Can you name the things that can damage a home? Water damage from leaks, overflowing toilets, and heavy rains; neglect or lack of cleaning and upkeep; poor construction or shoddy workmanship – to say the least. But the worst threat to your home is not accidents or human error; however, it is the endless bugs and pests that live around your home. Unlike other problems, carpenter ants chew on the wood inside – where you can’t see or stop them. So, looking out for the warning signs in your home is essential. (more…)