If you are planning to emigrate to Australia from a country that has a cooler climate, you may not be ready for Australian pests. The tropical and sub-tropical climate of Australia means that you may encounter pests you have never seen before or larger versions of pests from your native country. Below is a guide to some common Australian pests.
There are more than 300 species of mosquito in Australia.
While birds can look really pretty when sitting in a tree or swooping through the sky, if they if invade your property they can also create trouble. Bird poop is highly corrosive and can damage the paint on your home and vehicles. Birds can also carry a range of diseases which could lead to you or your family developing an illness. Below is a guide to the steps a pest control crew will take to deal with pest birds which are in your home.
Termite damage can be very serious in a home, as termites can eat through a home's framework and drywall, as well as many other materials, which then leads to drafts, condensation build-up, and resultant mould growth. This damage can also weaken a home's structure so that it shifts and settles, and you may see cracks form along the ceiling, walls, and floors. Note a few ways to prevent termites from making their way into your home and causing this damage, and then discuss the risk of termite infestation with a pest control expert, if needed.
For British citizens looking to retire or build a new life elsewhere, Australia is by far the most popular destination, as shown by the immigration figures for 2013. With an average temperature that is 8 degrees higher than that of the UK, it is easy to see why many Brits might choose to move to Australia. However, along with the sub-tropical and tropical climates come pests of all shapes and sizes, some of which are not found anywhere in the UK.
Termites are very stealthy pests with the ability to take down entire wooden buildings and furniture to your detriment. Due to their nature, you need to take some pest control measures to safeguard your home. If you have not seen a sign of termites in your home or you want to build a house, do not rest. Take steps to repel termites and call a pest control service to set up comprehensive prevention measures against termites in your property.