Pest Prevention Tips

Because common household pests such as termites, ants, cockroaches and rodents can a pose a threat to the safety of your home and its occupants, we have put together some pest prevention tips below.


  1. Keep your home clean.
  2. Tidy up clutter to remove hiding places for spiders, rats, mice and cockroaches.
  3. Eliminate sources of food for pests by keeping the kitchen both spill and crumb free, and keeping food in sealed containers.
  4. Get rid of areas of high moisture - many pests such as flies and mosquitoes are attracted to damp areas which provide breeding grounds for them.
  5. Run dehumidifiers in bathrooms and wet areas, fix leaky pipes and taps, and ensure there are no areas of standing water in the home.
  6. Don’t leave food out, and make a habit of removing rubbish from your home on a regular basis.
  7. Ensure that all rubbish is placed in a council approved bin, and store the bin in appropriate area away from your home.
  8. Repair torn insect screens on your windows and doors and make sure there are no gaps where pests can gain entry between window and door frames.
  9. Keep windows and doors closed if they don’t have insect screens fitted.

Following these pest prevention tips can help keep invading pests to a minimum, but it should also be backed up with pest control maintenance services from a reputable pest control company to ensure complete year round pest prevention.

Use Pest Control Services Gold Coast

Call 0417 305050

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