Cockroach

Cockroaches are one of the most resilient creatures on the planet. They are prolific breeders. They can survive on extreme temperatures and environments, found all over the world. There are more than 3,500 species.
They are primitive creatures which have remained largely unchanged for millions of years.
They will eat anything: food spills, faecal matter, soap, hair, paper etc. The ingested bacteria can survive in the cockroaches digestive system for months. They eat a a lot of types of food, including rotting food. it is thought that they can carrying contagious diseases and allergies.

German, American and Oriental cockroaches are the most frequent cockroaches in Australia.

Ecologistics will conduct a thorough inspection of your home or business top to bottom. If you have an infestation we will provide you with strategies for: Cockroaches Extermination and Prevention.

Sign of Cockroaches:

  • Presence of cockroach feces.
  • Odour.
  • The bodies of dead cockroaches.
  • Swarmers.
  • Damaged Books or Food.
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Ants

Of the many species of Ants in Australia over half of them may be found in Sydney, they can be destructive as well as annoying but can also be eradicated with relative ease. Ants classified as pests include the yellow crazy ant, sugar ant, carpenter ants,  argentine ant, odorous house ant and red imported fire ant. Two basic ways to prevent ant pest include to keep food concealed and in food areas like kitchen, dinning room, etc. always keep clean and tidy. Ants in general are mainly a nuisance pest rather than a health problem.

Sign of Ants:

  • Piles of wood shavings can usually be found beneath wooden items.
  • Live Ants.
  • Listen for ant sounds in the quiet of the night.
  • Damaged Books or Food.

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Spiders

According to the Australian Museum Australia has over 200 species of Spiders. Fortunately any of them are either harmless or not found in and around Sydney. However Sydney is home to some of Australia’s most dangerous spiders.

Spiders tend to incite more fear than favour and even provoke phobias for some. And many a visitor to our shores has been more than a little worried about our venomous eight-legged friends.

Most venomous spider in the world live in Australia, but there is no records showing deaths from spider bites here since 1981.

Sign of Spiders:

  • Spider Nest.
  • Dead Bodies.
  • Listen for spiders sounds in the quiet of the night.
  • Damaged Books or Food.

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Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are wingless insects, roughly oval in shape, 4-5mm long when fully grown and fast runners. They are rust brown in colour and change to a deeper red brown following a blood meal. Bed Bugs hide in narrow cracks and crevices, making detection often very difficult.
Every time we go to bed we shed dead skin cells which is the favourite food of bed bugs. Now if that’s all they ate they wouldn’t be such a problem. Unfortunately Bed Bugs also attach themselves to our skin and can cause serious skin irritations which if left untreated can become infected. At an average size of only 4mm they are very hard to spot. The average untreated double bed can contain several thousand bed bugs.

Bed bugs, bed-bugs, or bedbugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood. Cimex lectularius, the common bed bug, is the best known, as it prefers to feed on human blood. Other Cimex species specialize in other animals, e.g., bat bugs, such as Cimex pipistrelli (Europe), Cimex pilosellus (western US), and Cimex adjunctus (entire eastern US).

A number of adverse health effects may result from bed bug bites, including skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergic symptoms. They are not known to transmit any pathogens as disease vectors. Certain signs and symptoms suggest the presence of bed bugs; finding the insects confirms the diagnosis.

Bed bugs have been known as human parasites for thousands of years. At a point in the early 1940s, they were mostly eradicated in the developed world, but have increased in prevalence since 1995, likely due to pesticide resistance. Because infestation of human habitats has been on the increase, bed bug bites and related conditions have been on the rise as well.

Bed bugs can cause a number of health effects, including skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergic symptoms. They can be infected by at least 28 human pathogens, but no study has clearly found that the insect can transmit the pathogen to a human being. Bed bug bites or cimicosis may lead to a range of skin manifestations from no visible effects to prominent blisters.

Sign of Bed Bugs:

  • Rusty or reddish stains on bed sheets or mattresses.
  • Dark spots (about this size: •).
  • Eggs and eggshells.
  • Live bed bugs.
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Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure that our valued clients are not only happy but healthy. Our expert staff understands the importance of keeping your home or business safe. We are industry leaders in, Pest Control, Sub-Floor Ventilation and Mould inspection and removal, and use the latest in diagnostic and removal equipment.

Our Core Areas of expertise include:

  • Pest Control.
  • Termites, Ants, Spiders, Bedbugs and Cockroaches Control.
  • Rats and Mice Control.
  • Mould Inspection and infrared Testing in water, soil and lead.
  • Mould remediation and clean up
  • Sub-Floor Ventilation.

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