Entries by Jenny

A1 PEST CONTROL CANBERRA – SPRINGTIME PEST ALERT

Just want to let you know without showing off I was a Finalist on the weekend for “Professional Women in Pest Control” I am still excited about how I was nominated over 200 women across Australia….anyhow…. SPRINGTIME is a time where pests that have been hibernating and breeding through the cooler months are hungry and […]

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PRE CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Pre construction at a time that you are building a new property or doing any renovation for your home is an ideal time to install termite barrier protection against termites. HomeGuard OR Kordon are great options when we come to protect a structure that needs more than just a chemical treatment. The products are impregnated […]

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A1 PEST CONTROL CANBERRA EXPLAINS TERMITE BARRIERS

Homes in Canberra and surrounding areas are extremely vulnerable to attacks from foraging termites. Termites are located in most backyards, nesting in gum trees, tree stumps, retaining walls, or any embedded timber. From their nest, they build an elaborate network of subterranean tunnels, normally a half a foot under the ground in search of timber. […]

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A1 Pest Control Canberra – How much does termite treatment cost?

I will get to the answer of how much does termite treatment cost in a moment and will answer many other questions surrounding termite inspection and real cost of not doing anything regarding termite control. Let’s look at first what attracts termites in the house? First, get rid of any decayed lumber or firewood, which […]

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Women Making Waves in Male Dominated Jobs

Firstly, I am writing this article about women making waves in male dominated jobs not because I am wanting to cause an uprise and burn my bra all for the sake of the feminist movement I am writing because women make the moves silently and without fuss in industries where they are making a difference. […]

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How Much Does Possum Removal Cost?

One of the questions that we come across is “how much does possum removal cost?” And that question is a good one as Australian possums are protected so you should be looking at having a permit to catch a possum and know that you must release it also. DIY Possum Removal You use to be […]

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POSSUM CATCHERS – A1 PEST CONTROL CANBERRA

Possums are innocent looking furry animals, yet they are one of the uninvited pests that will make you search for the best possum deterrent in town.  Aside from the fact that they will wreak havoc in your home, also possums urinate where they have taken up residence and that smell is disgusting and hard to […]

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FUNDAMENTALS OF VISUAL AND THERMAL IMAGING TERMITE INSPECTION

FUNDAMENTALS OF VISUAL AND THERMAL IMAGING TERMITE INSPECTION Which is better visual or thermal imaging termite inspection? Many people get confused on which termite inspection is better for their property and I want to explain the difference. Basically, everyone needs a termite inspection annually to give peace of mind that there are no termites eating […]

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Do You Need A Possum Catcher?

ARE YOU LOSING SLEEP OVER PESTS? WE GET EVEN WE KILL THEM! CALL 0407 065 413 Come winter we get called and asked “I can here scratching, gnawing and running around in the roof – can you help me?” We can tell what is bothering you by looking at the droppings. There are some people […]

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How to get rid of German Cockroaches

Did you know that cockroaches can survive for 3 months without eating? In the meantime, they are looking for damp, dark, dark, wet places to hide. This can be under white goods such as the dishwasher, under the fridge or microwave. The problems with cockroaches are known to carry diseases and can cause allergic reactions, […]

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What do they look for in a termite inspection?

What do they look for in a termite inspection is structural and moisture issues can include standing water on the roof, pooling water around the foundation, wood mulch close to the foundation, and wooden deck supports that touch the soil. A termite inspector looks for visible signs of termite infestation, including wood damage, mud tubes, […]

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WHY YOU NEED PEST CONTROL? TO GET ON TOP OF PEST PROBLEMS

Why you need pest control is easy because pest control is necessary in both residential and commercial settings, especially when it comes to food. Businesses in the food service industry often deal with scrap-eating pests, such as cockroaches and rodents. The easiest way to keep your food safe from pests is to contact A1 Pest […]

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How do I hire a pest control company?

When you are looking to hire a pest control company there are a few things that need to be considered:   Are they fully licensed to do the job? Is their insurance up to date? Does the company fully explain what they will be doing when they are going to do the treatment? Are they […]

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WHAT ARE TERMITE SWARMERS AND SHOULD YOU WORRY?

If you see ants with wings they are called termite swarmers or alates and really they are an unwelcome visitor to any property owner. When you see these insects it is a sign that the colony is in close vicinity to the property or worse still the property could already be infected with termites. What […]

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