This year has seen high heat, humidity and rain causing all kinds of problems for homes and businesses.
Flies and mosquitoes are breeding at a record rate due to the favorable conditions and combating these flying pests is vital to keeping your property hygienic and comfortable.
It’s been a hot summer and with that comes those annoying little insects with a high pitched whine, mozzies. Isn’t it interesting though how they seem to favour some people over others for their blood meals that result in excruciatingly itchy bite marks?
Here are a few handy tips to stop the Mosquito Bite itch...
Cockroaches can be carriers of various diseases because they are commonly found near waste deposits or in the kitchen, where food is present.
There are many types of creeping and crawling pests. Nobody wants any of them in their home, or even near their home. Ecomist offers a range of Eco-Friendly insect and pest control solutions that will eliminate pests and keep them away.
Pyrethrum affects the insect’s nervous system by changing the solubility of the nerve cell membrane. It does not bind with cholinesterase. Instead it changes the ability of the nerve cell to transmit a message or impulse. This is important because it means that the pyrethrum is less toxic to humans and recovery from exposure quickly follows removal from the source of irritation.
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