06 Oct Summer seasonal pests
Seasons come, seasons go, pests persists.
For many, the start of summer means the return of a few uninvited guest into our households or businesses. Common pests like flies, mosquitoes and the countless other creepy crawlies that we all love to hate, can’t wait to find their way into our lives. A recent look at Google’s trending pest controls in South Africa reveals some very interesting results. Google searches for how to get rid of common household pests will spike during the Summer, September to April.
Don’t worry, we have you covered. We have put together a list of pest that could become more active indoors during summer and how our amazing range of products can help you to combat these uninvited guests.
Their main purpose is to create a noisy nuisance. They multiply fast, and shouldn’t be left uncontrolled. They spread diseases which can lead to serious health risks such as parasitic worms, cholera, dysentery and Salmonella. There are a number of prevention and control solutions you can follow. PES Africa offers a range of solutions from fly bait stations, UV lights and insecticide sprays.
Most importantly, the best way to prevent fly infestation is to advise that your clients keeping their homes and businesses clean. They should clear gutters and drains, don’t leave garbage out for more than 48 hours. These preventative matters, should keep flies at bay.
Mosquitoes hover, particularly around standing water, the perfect breeding place. What can you do when they decide to visit your clients homes or businesses?
The answer is aerosol sprays such as Nuvan Profi, available at PES Africa. Nuvan Profi, is a fumigation pest control spray that is used to reduce the population of insects such as mosquitoes in a specified area. It is safe to use on any property, it is however important to make sure the property is vacant, as it can negatively affect people’s health if they are in the surrounding area. When the Nuvan Profi is released/activated make sure to vacate the property for up to 6 hours.
Invisible to the eye, yet a nightmare to travellers. Ever noticed blood droplets on sheets? It surely is, Bed bugs. It can be hard to detect bed bugs, as they are only 4 – 5mm long. Beware of the bloods spots after they visited your clients for a feeding. They carry the risks and leave their victims with allergies and asthma.
A great solution would be to use Alpha-Thrin Pest Kill, available at PES Africa. Alpha-Thrin Pest Kill is a suspension concentrate contact and stomach insecticide for the control of pests in specific areas.