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April 2021
Bakang Kganyago

There are a few myths surrounding pest control measures for rats and mice that are often spread. This blog sheds some light on these common misconceptions surrounding repelling rats and mice at...

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Rodent Control and Prevention, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
November 2020
Bakang Kganyago

Summer is finally here and whilst it brings with it the joy of sunny weather and festive activities - like braais with friends and family, and excited tourists (hopefully)  - it also brings with...

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DIY Pest Control, Pest Control for the Home, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths, Seasons, Events and Travel
March 2020
Nathalie Leblond

For many people, the mere mention of cockroaches is enough to make their skin crawl and their hair stand on end (I'm one of those people).

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Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
February 2020
Bakang Kganyago

In this series, we take a look at pests that you might spot and then find yourself in a tizz- scavenging for information on the web trying to discover what they are. This time we will be looking...

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Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
November 2019
Nathalie Leblond

There are hundreds of species of wasps, hornets and bees found around the world. Only a few of these are seen as real pests here in South Africa and not all of them sting.

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Rentokil: Pest Specialists, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
October 2019
Nathalie Leblond

Our night skies are filled with these gentle, secretive, flying mammals - going about their business of keeping insects and mosquitoes under control. Most of us are unaware of the presence of bats...

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Birds and Bats, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
September 2019
Nathalie Leblond

Have you ever been to a food market and seen stallholders with a see-through plastic bag of water hanging over their food displays? Or seen houses with old compact disks (CD's) hanging in the...

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Flies and Fly Control, DIY Pest Control, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
June 2019
Nathalie Leblond

There is a lot of misinformation surrounding bed bugs which can scare both hoteliers and guests, so we thought that we would debunk 10 of the most common myths surrounding them.

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Hotels and Hospitality, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
June 2019
Nathalie Leblond

Thursday the 6th June is World Pest Day: a day created to raise the status of the pest management industry among the general public. Choosing a professional, registered and reputable pest control...

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Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths
April 2019
Nathalie Leblond

Can cockroaches come up your drains?

The answer to that question is definitely YES, especially if there are cockroaches breeding in your drains.

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DIY Pest Control, Pest Control for the Home, Fact or Fiction: Pest Control Myths

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