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Wintergrass Control Using Pre-Emergent Herbicides

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From luscious residential laws to ovals and playing fields, wintergrass can overtake your lawn if not controlled properly. Known as a prolific seeder that consumes lawns in winter, it quickly becomes a nuisance and significant weed problem in many situations. As Perth’s experienced environmental pest control professionals, The Pest Guys specialise in providing expert services using pre-emergent herbicides to limit wintergrass and preserve the quality of your lawn. How Pre-Emergents Work Pre-emergents are used on already established lawns to combat emerging plant pests. When using a pre-emergent herbicide, timing is everything. Pre-emergents are at their most effective when matching the germination period for wintergrass, targeting new tissues and stopping growth. Used before weeds take hold, pre-emergents work to kill infant root systems and prevent them from growing... Read More

Broadleaf Weed Control Using Herbicides

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Protect your lawn from invasive and competitive broadleaf weeds with help from the professionals at The Pest Guys in Perth. Specialising in environmental pest control, we provide expert services to eliminate broadleaf weeds and protect your turf year-round.   Broadleaf weeds are aggressive and competitive plants that take advantage of weak areas in your lawn. They wreak havoc on your grass by sucking up growing space, water, nutrients and sunlight from surrounding turf. Easily identifiable in your lawn, broadleaf weeds stand out as bulky and coarse plants that disrupt the flow of your turf. Broadleaf weeds are generally more active over the winter but can sometimes pop up on your lawn year-round.   When it comes to getting rid of broadleaf weeds, the right pre or post-emergent herbicides should be used. That’s where The Pest Guys come in. We’re able to select.. Read More

How to Control Rats and Rodents on Your Property

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Commonly associated with dirty and littered streets, finding rats in your home can be real shock. While rats do linger around waste and rubbish, they also seek out food and shelter from relatively clean and organised homes. As dreaded pests that spread bacteria, germs and disease, controlling your rat problem fast is essential. At The Pest Guys, we offer a wide range of pest control services to eliminate rats in the roof and throughout your home. We get rid of rats and rodents quickly, restoring comfort and safety to your property. For reliable, effective and prompt pest management in Perth, chat with our team. Why Do I Have Rats? Similar to other pests and insects, rats are drawn to areas where they can find food, water and shelter. Able to fit through small holes in walls and doors, rats can work their way into your home without you even realising. Avoid leaving food scraps.. Read More

How Often Should I Get a Termite Inspection?

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While owning a home may be the Australian dream, it, unfortunately, doesn’t come without its nightmares. Suburban Australian homes are at very high risk of destructive termite, with termites causing millions of dollars in damage to homes each year. While many people may cross their fingers and hope that termites don’t come across their home, the reality is that termites are more than likely in the vicinity of your property. Without booking a regular termite inspection or preventative termite treatment, your home can quickly become a buffet! But how often do you need to have a termite inspection in Perth, and what can you expect during an inspection? How Often Should I Book a Termite Inspection? Termites can make their way onto your property and into your home unnoticed; it often isn’t until the termite colony has substantially grown in size or caused significant damage.. Read More

The Importance of Termite Inspections

Termites can be found right across the mainland of Australia, with urban areas at very high risk of destructive termites. A CSIRO study even indicated that 1 in every 3 properties have termites living within the boundary of the property! Thanks to their resilient nature, it does not take long for termites to move from a tree in your yard to the foundations of your home, where they can cause serious damage. Despite this information, many home and business owners still don’t see the benefit or importance of preventative actions, such as an annual termite inspection in Perth, until it is too late. Termite Dangers As termites tend to move underground, many homeowners, renters and business owners may not even be aware that there are termites on their property until an obvious sign of damage occurs, such as a buckled wooden floor. Termites find their way into the foundations of.. Read More

What Do Termites Eat?

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To us, our homes are more than just four walls and a roof, they are sanctuaries, full of memories, a place to unwind, and generally enjoy life. Unfortunately, termites don’t quite feel the same emotional connection to our homes that we do. Instead, these invasive pests just see an opportunity for food, shelter and water. In nature, termites, or white ants as they are often referred to, are an important part of the ecosystem; they help to break down decaying and fallen trees and plants. However, when it comes to suburban areas, termites can’t tell the difference between a fallen log and a timber structure - which is where The Pest Guys Perth termite inspections come in!   So what exactly makes our homes so tasty to these miniature critters and when is it time to book in a termite treatment in Perth with The Pest Guys? Cellulose While not all termites chow down solely on.. Read More