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Peta Florus

Peta has been part of Rentokil Initial family for a number of years with research and analysis being her core functions. She enjoys writing the occasional blogs for the pest and hygiene businesses sharing information and expertise on our specialist services. In her private time and being a mom of two teenagers, walks on the beach is the next best thing to spending quality family time.
November 2021
Peta Florus

Our latest myth buster blog post tackles some common misconceptions about the brown marmorated stink bug - a serious problem for the shipping industry.

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Logistics, Shipping and Containers, Seasons, Events and Travel
October 2021
Peta Florus

Our latest blog post is an update of our previous post on the Brown Marmorated Stink bug, and serves to remind our readers why these tiny insects pests are extremely problematic.

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Logistics, Shipping and Containers, Seasons, Events and Travel
July 2021
Peta Florus

When choosing a fumigation provider the cheapest option could sometimes be more expensive in the long run. We’re not saying that you need to choose the most expensive option, but you do need to be...

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Disinfection and Fumigation
December 2020
Peta Florus

There are many reasons why fumigation in transit for your long-distance truck may seem like a good idea, but there are even more reasons why it is NOT. 

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Disinfection and Fumigation
November 2020
Peta Florus

Have you ever needed a fumigation service but were unsure what to look for in a provider? Or wondering what fumigation really IS? We chat with one of our local experts about Rentokil’s fumigation...

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Disinfection and Fumigation
October 2020
Peta Florus

Today we’re blogging about Structural fumigation, but before we get started, let’s take a step back and start with the basics, including what fumigation is and is not, and then moving onto...

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Disinfection and Fumigation
September 2020
Peta Florus

At Rentokil, our Health and Safety motto is “Ensuring everyone goes home safe”. Safety is the ONE thing we do not, under any circumstances, take for granted or compromise on, especially when...

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Rentokil: Pest Specialists
September 2020
Peta Florus

Beware - September marks the start of Stink bug season

We have written several previous blog posts about the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) and some of the devastating effects they have caused...

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Logistics, Shipping and Containers
March 2020
Peta Florus

We have previously blogged about the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) and highlighted the risk and special precautions some countries are placing on imported goods entering their countries. 

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Logistics, Shipping and Containers
October 2019
Peta Florus

A while back I wrote a blog about my adventures with bush cockroaches in my home. Well, it seems that I'm not the only one experiencing this phenomenon (if you can call it that?) again this year. 

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Rentokil: Pest Specialists

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