Sutherland Shire Pest Control and Termite Inspection Specialist
Trusted – Professional – Proven – Safe Pest Control in The Shire
AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire has local experience in pest control and termite inspections in the Sutherland Shire using the latest techniques and equipment.
We will remove or eradicate all your nuisance pests including spiders, rodents (rats & mice), cockroaches, wasps, ants and many more. Termite inspections and termite treatments are our specialty.
If you are looking for same day pest service we can provide fast and effective assistance for you. We can help you with immediate advice and schedule an urgent pest service.
Regular pest inspections and treatments are important to control pests that can be destructive to property. Many pests are harmful to you and your family or just a nuisance.
Termites continue to cause damage to your Sutherland Shire home throughout the year. Their activity may slow down but it will not stop as they still need to feed the colony. A termite inspection is recommended to be conducted yearly for all Sydney homes. More frequent inspections may be required with certain suburbs in The Shire, particularly if you are close to bushland, wooded parks or anywhere along the tree lined foreshores.
Our pest control Sutherland Shire service will usually provide a warranty guarantee to ensure customer satisfaction.
Call 0481 194 619 today for a free quote, advice or to book a pest service or termite inspection.
Our AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire Service is Best in the District with Guaranteed Results
We will surpass your high expectations for our pest control Sutherland Shire service
During the service we inspect your Sutherland Shire home thoroughly for existing or any potential pest problems.
We provide a perimeter of protection around your home with our safe treatments.
Where possible any spider webs and wasp nests will be remove from all accessible areas.
Upon completion of the service we record detailed documentation of what we have provided and note any recommendations to keep your dwelling free of pests. You will receive a customised plan to ensure that any pests are kept out of your home throughout the year.
Between our treatments we stay in touch with you and respond to any inquiries or any of your particular pest needs.
Our service includes removal or eradication of ants, spiders, cockroaches, wasps, vermin (rats & mice), termites and many other nuisance pests.
Burraneer Bay view from Caringbah South
Urgent Termite Inspections with AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire
What To Do When You Find Termites At Your Sutherland Shire Home
If you find active termites at your home during renovations or other discovery, it is very important to apply immediate and correct treatment to the termites.
Call your local termite specialist for advice.
Do not spray the termites with an insecticide from the supermarket or hardware store. You may kill a few of the termites, but the remaining up to a million termites will still be lurking, waiting for the next opportunity to recommence feasting on your home.
The wrong treatment will cause greater difficulty to remove the termites from your home and increase the damage and cost to make your home free of termites.
A thorough termite inspection should be conducted and a suitable treatment plan devised. It could include the use of termiticide dusts, foams, baits or liquid treatments.
For a brief introduction to keeping your Sutherland Shire home safe from termites, watch the following video from the Bug Doctor.
AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire Specialise In Termite Treatments & Termite Inspections
Do I need termite inspections in the Sutherland Shire?
Termites can cause extensive and costly damage to your home if left unchecked. The damage caused by termites is not covered by your insurance.
There are many different types of termites that may be in and around your property. They eat wood and any cellulose based products like paper and cardboard.
Some people refer to them as white ants but they are not part of the ant order (Hymenoterans). They are actually more closely related to the cockroach family of insect (order Blattodea).
Depending on the species there can be up to a million or more termites within a colony. Termites in the colony perform different roles. There are workers that dig tunnels and collect food for the colony. For protection from ants and other invaders, there are soldier termites. The soldiers can be identified with larger darker heads and large jaws or mandibles.
There are flying termites that are sent out annually to start new colonies.
Of course there is the queen that can produce 30,000 eggs per day, depending on the species.
Call 0481 194 619 for free quotes and advice
How To Get Rid Of Sutherland Shire Spiders?
Regular treatments with AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire & practical actions will reduce spiders
Don’t let spiders ruin a relaxing backyard BBQ in the Shire or when you or your children are wanting to relax in your backyard.
Regular pest control treatments, together with keeping spider hiding places to a minimum will help keep the spider population down at your home.
There are a number of ways to keep spiders in check and stay safe outside without the use of any spray treatments. When gardening use gloves and closed shoes. Keep children’s toys off the ground. Discuss other tips to stay safe with your pest control technician when they undertake a pest safety inspection of your home.
Low and Non Toxic Treatments Used For Your AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire Service
Keep Your Pets and Children Safe and the Unwanted Pests Under Control
The latest and most advanced treatments available are used by AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire during a pest service. Pet friendly treatments.
Customer feedback from our treatments has been outstanding, particularly our new indoor formulation. Some companies may use a low odour formulation, but we use a treatment that is NO odour.
The new treatment works differently to most other regular treatments, it has been approved by Australian scientists at APVMA for use in child care centres, hospitals, schools, commercial premises and hospitals so it is very safe to use.
Sutherland Shire Area Profile
Sutherland Shire Council has local responsibility for Cronulla Sutherland area suburbs
The Sutherland Shire has an estimated population of 218,464.
There are nearly 100 schools in The Shire. Some of them are Gymea and Loftus Colleges, Caringbah High, Endeavour Sports High and Jannali High.
The Sutherland Shire also has some great beaches. I have spent many a day body surfing at Wanda, Elouera or Nth Cronulla.
Transportation throughout the Sutherland Shire can be by the Transdev NSW Bus Service, via train on the Illawarra line or by car, bike or walking.
Some major features in the area include, Westfield Shopping Centre (I still just call it Miranda Fair), Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Surf Life Saving clubs.
The area is serviced by Sutherland Hospital, Kareena Private and President Private hospitals. There are 12 Rural Fire Service Stations.
There are many options to watch and play sport in the Sutherland Sire. Cronulla Sharks in the NRL, the rugby ‘Rebels’, Sutherland Shire Football Association is one of the biggest in the State. For the basketball fans there is the Sutherland Shire District Basketball Association.
Cronulla Beach Kiosk
How To Remove A Tick
Do not use household tweezers
Ticks can transmit up to 15 viruses and infections. Some effects from tick bites to people are still yet to be fully understood.
Ticks are pests to people and your pets.
Some symptoms from tick bites include; fatigue, fever, headache, joint pain or skin rashes.
When removing ticks use caution. Grasp between the ticks head and hosts skin with specialist tweezers or tick remover and slowly pull away. Do not squeeze the tick. Better still is to freeze the tick with a skin freezing spray from the chemist.
Watch the video on this page for more information on how to remove a tick.
Make Your Home Rodent Free
How to identify and eradicat rodents – rats, mice and other vermin
Rodents (rats and mice) are vermin and carry disease and bacteria. Their droppings can cause health issues, particularly to pets and children.
They may introduce fleas, ticks and mites into your home.
Rats are neo-phobic, this means that they have a fear of new objects. They are very cautious and this has to be considered when setting up traps and baits.
There are ultrasonic devices that make claims to make your Sutherland Shire home rodent free and eradicate other household pests, but there is no scientific evidence to show that they work in real world situations.
AB1 Pest Control Sutherland Shire Will Get Rid Of Your Rodents (Rats & Mice)
Vermin are a health issue to your Sutherland Shire home
To effectively eradicate rodents from your home, a thorough inspection is required.
The droppings of rodents (rats and mice) differ in size and profile and can be used to identify the location and type of rat or mouse.
Rats and mice leave gnaw marks as they try to keep the shape and sharpness of their teeth.
Rub marks along edges can also indicate rodent activity.
Sightings of rodents during the day can indicate a large infestation.
Watch the video on this page for more information on how to identify and get rid of rodents. Understanding Sydney’s Rats and Mice. Video courtesy of Focus Films.
AB1 Termite & Pest Control Sutherland Shire Service the following suburbs
Alfords Point; Bangor; Barden Ridge; Bonnet Bay; Burraneer; Pest Control Caringbah; Caringbah South; Como; Cronulla; Dolans Bay; Engadine; Grays Point; Green Hills Beach; Gymea; Gymea Bay; Heathcote; Illawong; Jannali; Kangaroo Point; Kareela; Kirrawee; Kurnell; Lilli Pilli; Loftus; Lucas Heights; Menai; Pest Control Miranda; Oyster Bay; Port Hacking; Sandy Point; Sutherland; Sylvania; Sylvania Waters; Taren Point; Waterfall; Woolooware; Woronora; Woronora Heights; Yarrawarah; Yowie Bay.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if it rains on the day
If the rain if only light or intermittent your treatment can proceed as planned.
When the rain is persistent and heavy, the interior areas of your home can be treated first, we return another day to service the exterior of your home.
Heavy and persistent rain in the days following the treatment can compromise the effectiveness but only in areas fully exposed to the elements.
Preparation prior to treatment for your pest control Sutherland Shire service
Usually there is no need to move furniture or remove items within the kitchen cupboards during a standard service.
If your treatment is for fabric or pantry pests, it may require some preparation. Depending on the extent of infestation, some preparation may be required when treating German cockroaches.
How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches
Cleaning floors, kitchens and bathrooms is useful. Keeping food sources and water away from pests will also help.
Pests can still get inside your home from infested items that you may bring into your home.
They can also get inside from gaps and cracks in your home exterior or enter drain pipes and even just fly in.
Our treatments target all entry points.
You may find that the products that you buy from supermarkets and hardware stores does not kill off enough of the cockroaches.
Our pest control Sutherland Shire treatments target pests as they have no little resistance to it.
When can I clean my house
The longer that you can leave the treatment undisturbed the better. For interiors it is OK to fully clean untreated areas. For areas around the skirting boards at the edges of the room a light broom can be completed.
For the exterior areas wait 1 to 2 weeks before cleaning around windows and doors.
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