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Top Tips for a Flea-Free Home

Top Tips for a Flea-Free Home
April 22, 2024 12:00 am

Having a flea-free home is incredibly important for both the comfort and health of your family and pets. Fleas are not only irritating, causing itchy bites and skin irritations, but they can also transmit diseases and parasites. To maintain a flea-free home, cleanliness is key. Regular cleaning and maintenance, along with the use of flea control products, will help prevent,... View Article

Rodent Sightings in Supermarkets Across New Zealand

April 5, 2024 3:25 am

In recent months, supermarkets in New Zealand have been grappling with a growing issue of rats and mice infiltrating their premises, causing concerns for both shoppers and New Zealand Food Safety. The presence of these rodents in supermarkets poses significant risks to food safety. Rats and mice can contaminate food with their droppings, urine, and fur, potentially spreading harmful bacteria... View Article

How to Get Rid of Borers in Your Garden

borers holed through a plank of wood near a garden
March 13, 2024 12:00 pm

Borers are a common pest in gardens and can cause significant damage to plants, including wilting, yellowing of leaves, and eventually death of the plant. To effectively get rid of borers in your garden, it is important to first identify the specific type of borer insect present. Look for signs such as tiny holes in the stems or trunks of... View Article

How to Distinguish Different Types of Fleas in New Zealand

Close up of flea on animal fur in New Zealand
March 8, 2024 12:00 am

In New Zealand, there are four common types of fleas: cat fleas, dog fleas, rat fleas, and human fleas. These fleas have distinct characteristics and behaviours that help distinguish them from one another. It is crucial to be able to identify these different types of fleas to effectively control and treat infestations. Understanding their characteristics, behaviours, preferred hosts, and potential... View Article

What Attracts Ticks and Fleas?

human and dog playing together without the presence of ticks or fleas
February 14, 2024 12:00 pm

Controlling flea and tick populations in your yard and home is crucial for the health and well-being of both your family and pets. These parasites can transmit various diseases to humans and animals, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. By controlling fleas and ticks, you can reduce the risk of these diseases and keep your yard a safe... View Article

How to Get Rid of Fleas in the Bedroom?

individual itching their arm due to not knowing how to get rid of fleas in their bedroom
February 14, 2024 12:00 am

Fleas in Your Bed? Here’s What You Need to Know If you suspect that your bedroom may be infested with fleas, it is essential to take immediate action to inspect and get rid of the problem. Fleas are not only annoying pests but can also pose health risks to you and your family, as they are carriers of various diseases.... View Article

Residential Insect Control Services for a Pest-Free Home in New Zealand

Residential Insect Control Services for a Pest-Free Home
November 29, 2023 12:00 am

Your home in beautiful New Zealand should be a sanctuary, a place of comfort and tranquility. However, the intrusion of unwanted insects can quickly turn your haven into a source of stress and discomfort. From pesky ants to creepy crawlies like spiders and the ever-dreaded cockroaches, residential insect infestations can be a nuisance. At Flick Pest Control, we understand the... View Article

Eradicate Pests for Your Tauranga Business with Flick’s Commercial Pest Control

Eradicate Pests for Your Tauranga Business
November 22, 2023 12:00 am

In the city of Tauranga on New Zealand’s North Island, businesses thrive against the backdrop of stunning landscapes and a bustling community. However, with this flourishing environment comes the need to protect your business from a relentless adversary – pests. Without proper commercial pest control in Tauranga, these unwelcomed intruders can harm your reputation, compromise safety, and even impact your... View Article

Pest Management for Tauranga Properties: Protecting Your Home and Business

Pest Management for Tauranga Properties
November 15, 2023 12:00 am

Tauranga, located on the North Island of New Zealand, is a beautiful city known for its stunning beaches, diverse culture, and thriving business community. As property owners in this vibrant region, it’s essential to understand the importance of pest management for Tauranga properties. Residential Properties Health and Safety: Pest control ensures the health and safety of your family. Pests like... View Article

White Tail Spiders: Myths, Facts, and Safety Tips

White Tail Spider on leaf
October 26, 2023 12:00 am

While it may not be New Zealand’s most dangerous spider, the white tail spider can be dangerous. New Zealand has two species of white tail spiders, which were brought from Australia. They are hunting spiders, not webspinners, so they actively search for their prey. Interestingly enough, they feed on other spiders. What do white tail spiders look like? As their... View Article

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