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Thursday 14th February 2019
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By  Pest Free

Territorial-Mice

Feral rats and mice are a major problem in Australian homes.

Rodents can make themselves at home anywhere, from houses

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Wednesday 15th March 2017
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By  Pest Free


Rodents are disgusting creatures.

They can carry diseases.




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Categories: Rats | Tips for the home
Friday 23rd September 2016
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By  Pest Free

Occupational health and safety legislation in Australia is vital for ensuring that all businesses and enterprises maintain a safe, hazard free environment, for employees, customers and all other stakeholders.

The rules are in place to protect the health, safety and well being of people and to maintain a minimum standard that dictates how

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Categories: Insects | Mice | Rats
Friday 29th April 2016
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By  Pest Free

There’s no doubt that rats are an unwelcome visitor in any home, for a number of reasons  – we have outlined the numerous risks to your health that can arise from a rodent infestation in a previous

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Categories: Rats | Tips for the home
Tuesday 12th April 2016
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By  Pest Free

One of the main reasons rats cause so much damage around the home and are so difficult to eradicate comes down to their breeding habits. Because the rat breeding cycle is so rapid and their sheer numbers and ability to adapt to almost any conditions, even from a young age, rats tend to be a very problematic pest. 

How often does

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Category: Rats
Friday 29th January 2016
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By  Pest Free

Are you sharing your home with some unwanted guests of the rodent variety? Read on for the 5 telltale signs to watch out for in your home. Being aware of these signs will help you identify any problems as early as possible, before the infestation becomes too severe. 

As is the case with any kind of pest, the longer they have been

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Categories: Mice | Rats
Wednesday 9th December 2015
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By  Pest Free

 

Having rodents as house guests can cause serious problems for your health in a number of ways. The warning signs should not be ignored, even if they are only minimal. Here are some of the ways you are putting your own health at risk if you ignore the presence of rodents in your house.

Without even realising, you may actually

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Category: Rats
Tuesday 8th December 2015
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By  Pest Free

Many people often wonder what attracts rats to a home. Rats are simple creatures with simple desires. Unfortunately for us, those desires can often be satisfied by the contents of the family home.  Rats have a relatively short gestation period of 3 weeks, so before you know it, there

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Categories: Mice | Rats
Tuesday 17th November 2015
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By  Pest Free

There are three Rodents in Australia: the Norway Rat, the Roof Rat and Common Mice. They invade homes and businesses for warmth shelter & food and they can create damage and disease through contact with their Fur, Urine and Droppings.

They transfer diseases by contaminating food preparation areas and utensils, and the most alarming

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Category: Rats
Saturday 10th October 2015
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By  Pest Free

 

Photo: Dave Buchwald

 

Simply because a pesticide is available for sale doesn’t mean it is safe. Numerous now banned pesticides were once thought to be safe to use, but have since been implicated in causing health issues.

There are many reasons

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Category: Rats