All About Mosquitos

In addition to the annoying noise their wings make as they fly, mosquitos natively carry and will transmit a number of diseases to humans, including malaria, Murray Valley encephalitis virus, Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus and dengue fever (1). They feed on blood from animals (humans included) and it’s during this feeding process that they deposit harmful micro-organisms into the host’s blood. The sting is very painful and causes an irritating rash that can […]

Wasps – Life Cycle and Control

Although useful, wasps can be very dangerous when they show up in and around your home. Unlike bees which only sting once, a wasp is capable of stinging several times repeatedly.  While painful, most people will generally recover from a wasp sting within 24hrs with only minor complication. For a small percentage of the population however wasp stings can cause an anaphylactic shock which could be fatal. Wasps come in various sizes and colours depending […]