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The Importance of Pre-Purchase Pest Inspection

A commercial or residential property purchase is a significant investment decision and rarely taken without considering the pros and cons. First and foremost, you need to check that the structure is solid and safe. You also need to ensure that no legal issues exist in the property title. While carrying out all these checks, many people tend to overlook getting a pre-purchase pest inspection. It plays a vital role in purchasing an expensive property. It is essential to hire the services of reputed professionals like the ones at Knockdown Pest Control to certify that the structure is not damaged and free of the existence of any pests at the time of purchase. Our qualified pest inspectors provide pre-purchase inspection reports that enable you to make an informed decision while purchasing property in Sydney. The reports are prepared promptly so you are able to make your purchase decision within the property’s […]

Expert Pest Control For Different Types OF Cockroaches

Expert Pest Control For Different Types OF Cockroaches When you see a cockroach, however small, crawling on your dining table or kitchen counter, it can be extremely embarrassing and disgusting. But do not despair! At Knock-Down, we altogether eliminate these disgusting creatures. More importantly, the solutions that we use are so powerful that the cockroaches will not return to your property for a reasonably long time. Since there are different cockroach species, each one needs a different pest control technique to eradicate them. We have the knowledge, skills, and tools required to handle this job expertly. Knockdown Pest Control provides cockroach control for different species of pests. Types Of Cockroaches Here is some information about the types of cockroaches commonly found in Australian homes. Brown Banded Cockroach Tan to light brown in colour, brown-banded cockroaches, and measure 13-14 mm in length. Often mistaken to be German cockroaches, they have a […]

Why Your Commercial Property Requires Regular Pest Inspections

Why Your Commercial Property Requires Regular Pest Inspections Insects seem tiny and inconsequential but can inflict heavy damage to your commercial property. Small holes or cracks are big enough for pests like cockroaches and termites to sneak into the indoor spaces of a building and damage the internal as well as external structure of your property. Termites are the worst pests, as they destroy the wooden features of your property. Rats and mice are no less a menace as they gnaw through any substance like food, fabric, plastic, wood, and even thin metal frames. Also, they contaminate the environment with their faeces and urine and spread diseases. We at Knockdown Pest Control attach importance to controlling pests and recommend to our customers to get commercial pest inspections done regularly. Our effective pest control solutions are available to property owners across Sydney to protect their commercial property from pest infestations. Let’s […]

Why You Need Professional Rat Control

Australia has many native species of rats. These creatures are destructive and dangerous and their population grows very fast. So rat infestations can spread more rapidly than we imagine. They pose a threat both to your property and health. We at Knock-Down Pest Control provide custom rat control solutions and recommend regular treatments as these pests can cause a number of different problems. Problems Caused By Rats Rat-Bite Fever– You need to protect yourself and your pets from rat bites. A bacteria (Streptobacillusmoniliformis) is transmitted by a rats and causes Rat – Bite Fever. It occurs due to the exposure to infected rats or a food source contaminated by infected rats. It is potentially fatal if not treated in time.   Fatal Diseases– Rat droppings are a danger too. In addition to spreading bacteria and contaminating food, they trigger allergic reactions. Breathing-in particles of dry faecal matter is hazardous. Some of […]

Steps to Keep Termites Away From Your Property

  Termites are very tiny and almost invisible creatures but can cause significant damage to wooden features of your property. They are rated as the leading pest in Australia. Their presence on your property is often noticed only after extensive damage takes place. It is critical to prevent termites from entering your property because it is extremely difficult to get rid of them once they enter. Here are a few tips from Knock-Down Pest Controlto prevent termites. Tips That Can Help   Wooden structures of your property should be 6’ above ground level. This prevents subterranean termites from entering your property. Avoid the use of wood mulch. If used, it should be far away from your home structure. Termites breed easily in old wood and it is best to remove all dead trees, wood stumps etc. from the property. Firewood too should be stored at a distance from the house. […]

Signs That You Have a Cockroach Infestation and What to Do About It

Cockroaches are omnipresent and you will find them in almost every part of the world.  They differ in size from very tiny, small, to medium, and large.We at Knock-Down Pest Controlprovide excellent cockroach control solutions, but always recommend that you call us at the first indication of an infestation. Signs to Look Out For Here are some signs that you have a cockroach infestation in your home: A cockroach crawling around at night is anobvious sign of many more cockroaches and their eggs inhidden corners and areas of the house. Cockroaches live in food storage areas, kitchen cabinets, kitchen sinks,and damp areas. They enter wardrobes too and crawl all over your clothes leaving an unbearable smell. Once inside the house, they breed very rapidly and contaminateevery indoor space. Their breeding grounds are often inaccessible. This makes DIY methods of controlling cockroaches somewhat ineffective. Dead cockroaches and their discarded skins is […]

Best Spider Control Tips

  We at Knock-Down Pest Control provide customised spider control Sydney services to commercial and residential clients. Here are some useful tips to help prevent spider infestations from spreading on your property:  Spider Control For Indoor Spaces Vacuuming is the best way to get rid of spiders, their egg sacs and webs. Vacuum all the areas where spiders tend to live such as walls, ceilings and floor corners, window sills, attic areas, storage areas and the basement. It is necessary to empty and discard the contents ofthe vacuum bag outside the house to remove the live spiders from the contents. Also regularly sweep cobwebs from the ceilings, corners & other areas De-clutter your house of various unwanted items like newspapers, unused things, discarded clothing etc. as they catch dust and provide a welcome ground for spiders. Remember to seal storage boxes with tape and stack them away from the floor […]

When Is The Best Time To Pest Control Your House?

  Pests in Sydney find its temperate climate ideal for breeding and build extensive colonies in every place possible. You might have observed that the population of various household pests suddenly increases during spring as well as summertime. The warmer climate during these seasons helps them breed faster. The Best Season for Pest Control Treatments Is there an appropriate time when pest control treatments should be done? Generally, you will see people ignoring the need for pest control treatment for spiders, cockroaches, ants, rats until summertime, when the presence of these pests become highly evident. However, ideally, spring is the time to call a pest control company like Knock-Down Pest Control to make your house pest free. Spring is when pests start building nests and colonies and, making it the perfect time to control them.  Since their nests and colonies are destroyed, it prevents them from breeding rapidly in the […]

Is It Safe To Pest Control Your House With Pest Around?

Like Most people,you too would like to find a solution to your pest infestation problem as soon as you can. You may have tried a range of ‘instant’ solutions provided by pest control products like insecticides, traps, sticking strips etc. easily available in hardware stores and supermarkets. However, it is important to make sure that you are buying pet safe pest control products. Things To Focus On You can pest control your house with pest around, but you would have to keep a few aspects in view such as: First, move your pest out of the room before starting any pest control treatment. Toxic bug sprays are harmful for pest. Wait until the insecticides evaporate completely or become dry before you let the pest into the room. Non-toxic baits or traps are good alternatives.   Rats, black and brown species pose a big pest problem in Australia. While killing them […]

How To Get Rid Of Ants

Ants from the tiniest to the largest ones are persevering creatures that can drive you crazy. No matter how squeaky-clean your premises may be, they have an ingenious way of raiding your property. Ant control products are available off-the-shelf and are in common use on residential and commercial properties.But they are not necessarily effective in eradicating ant infestations. You need to find an effective solution. Ants may look small but build huge colonies that defile your kitchen cupboards and counters. This is where they find the food they need to survive. They work tirelessly throughout all seasons and especiallyduring summertime. About Ant Species The ant species that you will usually spot in your homes are: White-footed house ants Sugar ants Coastal brown ants Meat ants Other They have anextraordinary sense of taste and products like sugar and honeyeasily attract them. However,any food is welcome for them including your pet’s food. […]

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