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Nicole Horne

Nicole is a Digital Marketing Executive at Rentokil Initial Hygiene in Johannesburg. A self-proclaimed germaphobe, her love for hygienic environments and curiosity of all things “beneath the surface” fuels her enthusiasm for writing about the impact of germs in the workplace. She is passionate about creating awareness and sharing her knowledge on the impact of good hygiene practices. Follow Nicole on Twitter and LinkedIn for updates on the the good, the bad and the germy.
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July 2018
Nicole Horne

Cockroaches have been the bane of many a homeowner's life for centuries. As masters of their craft, they excel at sending shivers down your spine, and are one of the hardest pests to get rid of.

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Cockroach
March 2018
Nicole Horne

Written by Bakang Kganyago

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Cockroach
January 2018
Nicole Horne
Bee and wasp stings be uncomfortable for your pets - see our 6 steps on what to do to help relieve the pain of a sting.

By Jason Johnson

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bee sting, wasp sting
December 2017
Nicole Horne

Fumigation. Possibly one of the most complex aspects of pest control, and something that if not done safely and in line with relevant legislation can have lethal consequences. We spent some time...

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fumigation
July 2017
Nicole Horne

The 22 of July is International Ratcatcher's Day and commemorates the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

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rentokil, rats and mice
July 2017
Nicole Horne

The 6th June 2017 will mark the first ever World Pest Awareness Day! This day was kick started in China by the CPCA and along with The Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA)

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pest control
May 2017
Nicole Horne

April was filled with public holidays, providing the perfect opportunity to get away for a long weekend. Unfortunately for some - especially those who traveled north to Limpopo, Mpumalanga and...

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mosquitos
February 2017
Nicole Horne

With Valentine's day upon us, the iconic symbols of love are flooding shops, restaurants and media the world over.

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rats and mice
February 2017
Nicole Horne

 

Flies land on all sorts of unhygienic areas before landing on your food!
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mosquitoes
January 2017
Nicole Horne

If you're not a fan of surprises, you definitely won't enjoy unexpectedly finding termites living rent-free in your home. To top the nasty surprise of knowing they've been around for some time,...

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termites
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