Monthly Archives: July 2019

How to Prevent Pests From Entering Your Property

Once pests enter your property, it can become extremely challenging to get rid of them. Creatures such as rats, rodents, bed bugs, and as well as cockroaches can breed at a very steady pace. It doesn’t take long for a few cockroaches in your home to turn into a full-blown infestation. Rats and rodents also wreak havoc on your property and can cause a lot of damage to various features in your home.

Bed bugs can give you sleepless nights, and many people are also allergic to bed bug bites. We at Knockdown Pest Control always encourage our clients to call us as soon as they notice any signs of pests on their property. Timely intervention can go a long way in making sure that the pests are eliminated and that they do not return.

The Best Way To Prevent Pests 

Aside from this, we also provide our clients with detailed information about how we can prevent pests from entering the property. This is another excellent way of making sure that you do not have to deal with constant pest-related problems. Aside from regular preventive pest control measures, there are many other things you can do to prevent pests from entering and breeding on your property, such as:

  • Pests enter enclosed areas because they find shelter in these spots. If they also find that there is a constant supply of food and water there, they will build their nests and begin to breed on your property.
  • Open and unsealed foods lying around various areas of the home can also become an attraction for pests. Rats and rodents can easily gnaw through cereal boxes and other foods, even if they are unopened. Store boxes in cabinets rather than on kitchen counters.
  • Unhygienic spaces are very attractive for such as cockroaches, and as well as flies and other insects. Ensure that you sweep, mop, and vacuum all your kitchen areas regularly. Make sure that no food scraps are lying around on the kitchen counters or anywhere on the floor. Clean the counters after you finish preparing meals.
  • Make sure that you store all open food in air-tight containers.
  • If you have a pet in your house, make it a point to remove the bowl from the floor after your pet has finished eating.

Also, make sure that all cracks and crevices in your home’s exterior walls are adequately sealed. Tiny insects and creatures such as garden bugs, termites as well as cockroaches, spiders, and ants can easily infiltrate your home through these cracks and begin to breed in the indoor areas.

If you want to know more about our pest control services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Knock-Down Pest Control today! You can reach us through our Contact Us form or call 1300 262 463, and we’ll be happy to assist you.

How You Benefit From Getting a Pre-Purchase Inspection Done

When you are purchasing a property, you invest a significant amount of money into it. It is also why you conduct considerable research before buying the property and negotiating the price with the seller. Just as you check whether all of the installations and features in the house are in good condition, it is also necessary to make sure that the property is free of pests.

If you are a prospective homebuyer and have zeroed-in on the house you are interested in purchasing, contact Knock-Down Pest Control today. We provide quick and efficient pre-purchase pest inspections. Not only do we conduct these on residential properties but can also help commercial clients with similar services. We know from experience that pests can hide in various places. Creatures such as termites are very silent, and most homeowners are unaware of their existence until the infestation gets out of hand.

Pre-Purchase Inspections– How You Benefit

One of the best ways to make sure that you aren’t risking your investment by purchasing a pest-ridden property is to hire us for pre-purchase inspections. This is a critical process in any property purchase. During this process, the best inspectors will conduct a detailed inspection of all the installations on the property. They will check the indoor and outdoor areas for signs of pest infestations.

If they find any evidence of a pest infestation, however small, you will be informed about it. They will also make mention of it in their report which you can use to determine whether you want to continue with the deal. In some cases, if the problem isn’t very severe, you have the option to get the place treated yourself after you move in. However, the report of a pest infestation gives you the leverage you need to negotiate on the asking price.

No matter which way you look at it, you benefit in several ways. If you choose not to purchase the property, it saves you the trouble and expense of tackling various significant problems related to pest infestations. For example, if the property has termites, these pests can cause considerable damage to various wooden features on the property. Fixing these installations can prove to be very time consuming, tedious as well as expensive

Expert Pre-Purchase Pest Inspections

Only certified and experienced professionals like us should handle a pre-purchase inspection. The report that we provide becomes an official document that you can use as part of your property’s paperwork.  We offer the best pest control solutions and can customize treatments based on your need. Once you purchase your new home, you can hire us for the best pest control treatments.

If you want to know more about our pre-purchase inspections and other pest control services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Knock-Down Pest Control today! You can reach us through our Contact Us form or call 1300 262 463 and we’ll be happy to assist you.