New Zealand Summer Pests

Like autumn and raking leaves, summer seems to go together with pests. And just like clockwork, summertime is nigh, which makes it the perfect time to start preparing for those nasty intruders. Research actually shows that about 67 percent of homeowners are more concerned about pest infestations during summer. Most pests reproduce during this time […]

Teething Troubles

A Pestrol customer revealed to us the amount of damage that rats can cause when left to roam about as they please. His house was beset by rats who ate through the water pipes in the walls of the house. This rodent rampage went without notice for quite some time, until some interior walls of the house […]

Bombs Away!

Here at Pestrol we hear some pretty fascinating stories that our customers regale us with concerning all manner of pests. One such story comes from a woman who was visited by a rodent friend entering her house via a rather unusual route. In search of water, the rat had made its way in between the walls of the building and proceeded […]

Rats – Control In Your Home

Rats are medium-sized, long-tailed rodents that are common pests in homes all over the world. Although there’re several reasons why you wouldn’t want these pests inside your home, the most prominent is their destructive nature. Rats gnaw on almost any material they come across from wire insulation to plastic pipes. This not only causes expensive […]

‘Plague of rats’ could descend on NZ next year

A plague of rats could descend on New Zealand next year, an environmental group warns. Forest and Bird says a “pest plague” is on the cards next winter and spring. The group has issued its warning based on the level of beech flowering happening now. “An abundance of beech spring flowering will translate into an […]

Rodent Control: Best Methods

In order to be effective with your rodent control you must understand the biology and habits of rodents. Rodents present a menace to your home once they take over and start to move in. Mice invade your home searching for a warm place to live and a place where they can find constant water and […]

Pest Control For Winter

Many pests will be looking for a safe haven over the winter season and many of them will seek refuge in your home because it is warm and provides them with a safe haven from the elements. Mice like to nest in basements and attics and can cause a serious amount of damage to your […]