Heterotermes is a genus of termites in the family Rhinotermitidae. Hetertermes ferox is a species often encountered in and around Ipswich attacking posts, poles, paling fences, and even home flooring. Weathered floorings, such as timber decking and fences, are a favoured feeding site for these termites. They are widely distributed across Australia and can be […]
Schedorhinotermes is a South-East Asian and Australasian genus of termites in the family Rhinotermitidae. Schedorhinotermes intermedius occur locally in Ipswich and surrounding areas. They will nest in tree stumps and root crowns of living or dead trees. They will infest timber buried in the ground, under homes, soil-filled verandahs, and fireplaces. They can have multiple […]
Coptotermes is a genus of termites in the family Rhinotermitidae and is thought to have originated in southeastern Asia. There are about seventy-one species, many of which are economically destructive pests. Coptotermes acinaciformis are native to Australia, and the most destructive termites in Australia are found locally infesting homes in and around Ipswich. Coptotermes acinaciformis […]
What You Need To Know About Australian Subterranean Termites
Australia has over 300 species of termites, but only a few cause severe economic damage to homes. Most termites are vital for our environment to recycle decaying timbers and plant materials to improve the organic resources in the soil. They are also a source of food for many animals. Termites live in colonies. The size […]
Redback Spiders in Australia
Redback spiders are highly venomous spiders believed to originate in South Australia or adjacent Western Australian deserts. Still, they are now found throughout Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand, with colonies outside Australia.
Wolf Spiders in Australia
We find Wolf spiders in Australian homes and backyards. They are strong and agile, and they live on the ground or in burrows. They often line in lawns and gardens, but sometimes they find a home inside your house.
Pest Control Tips to Keep Your Home Free from Pests
Pests can be a nuisance in your home. They get into your food, invade the air you breathe and make themselves at home on your furniture. Pest control is important to have a healthy home for you and your family. In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the most common methods of pest […]