The Wood Borer beetle is a sneaky character, in that it can do significant damage to a wooden structure before the average person is even aware of its presence. Most often it is only when the damage becomes noticeable, that one realises they have and infestation. By this time the critter has already caused irreparable damage to any dry wood structure, furniture or antiques.


It is no big secret that ants visit your home more frequently during the springtime, perhaps more than any other season of the year. Ants like most land bound creatures on the planet, prefer a warmer environment. So when the conditions above ground begin to warm up, you can guarantee that they will show up again right on schedule. While there is nothing new about the regular appearance of ants, it does help us to understand them a little better, and get clearer idea of how they work, and why the prefer to be your houseguests every September.

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While luckily fleas aren’t big enough to be easily seen, the effects of their presence are pretty easy to see. Every pet owner has experienced the battle against fleas at one point or another. While we can get frustrated with the presence of fleas or the effects of their infestation, we have to remember that the ones who suffer the most are our pets. By observing your pets behaviour you will be able to tell when they are trying to let you know that there is a problem.


Bedbugs are small, ovoid, brown insects that live on the blood of humans and animals alike. Adult bedbugs have flattish bodies roughly the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and are a reddish colour due to being filled with blood.


Over the years ants have become a serious problem, especially in hot and rainy seasons. Ants are social insects and the colonies which infest our homes can range from hundreds to millions of ants, depending on the species. Invading ants get into your food and cause damage in and around the house, as well as lasting damage to your plants.