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Winter and pests

Winter is coming…. Apart from allowing everyone to use cheesy Game of Thrones references, the impending cold weather has many effects on the pest pressure at your home. One common misconception we hear is that cockroaches ‘hibernate’ over this period. In fact, all arthropods (including insects and arachnids) slow their growth and reproduction when conditions…

Bond flea service from $145-

End of Lease Flea Service $145.00 affordable service starting price. 3 month service warranty. Short notice bookings available. End of lease flea services can cause a real headache for the vacating tenant, the property manager and the tenant moving in. The vacating tenant does not want to spend a fortune on a property they are…

White-tailed Spider

The white-tailed spider, a much feared spider, but for all the wrong reasons? White-tailed spiders are a ground dwelling spider which is aptly named after the white marking on the rear of it’s abdomen. They are a small spider (12-15mm in length, 28mm leg span), their cephalothorax (head/thorax) is dark brown to black and round…

How to control Mosquitoes

Mosquito Control Mosquito – a small fly, with a piercing/sucking mouth part and a thirst for blood which takes it from being an annoying fly, to a disease carrying, much feared pest of humans. Mosquitoes are a known vector for diseases which kill millions of people around the world annually. Malaria is the biggest killer…

Bird Mites

What are bird mites? Bird mites, often mistakenly called bird lice are a pest that affects many areas of the Mid North Coast over the spring period. Bird mites are a tiny (0.5mm), parasitic pest which feed naturally on bird populations. Identifying bird mites with the naked eye is very difficult due to their size.…

How Does Rain Affect Pests?

How does the rain affect pests around your house? These early season rains really kick start the pest control season around Taree, Forster and Port Macquarie. Termites –¬†We have already had a huge increase in termite activity with six (6) active jobs coming in across Port Macquarie, Taree and Forster in the last few weeks.…

20 years an Experts

20 years of pest control by your Local Pest Experts Did you know that the team at Local Pest Experts have been servicing the Mid North Coast for 20 years? That’s 20 years of Local Knowledge and Local experience. To celebrate Local Pest Experts are holding a promotion on their Facebook page where you could…

Ants, you have ants?

If you live on the New South Wales Mid North Coast, of course you do. Ants are going absolutely nuts at the moment and the recent weather events aren’t going to make them slow down any time soon. Did you know there are different types of pest ants? Black house ants are widely found throughout…