Household pest control
Households can be invaded by different kinds of pest, which affect the quality of life. Depending on the species of these menace, we offer tailor-made solutions to your problems with our experience and professionalism.
Infestation of woodworms is signaled by holes in wooden items and faeces around these holes.
Characteristics of woodworms:
– They are the larvae that feed on wood
– They can survive in dry and without food
– They will transform into adults and fly away from the tunnels in the wooden items
– They prefer habitation in dark and quite environments.
Plaster beetles are small pests (1-3mm long) that feed on fungus and they thrive in moist environments.
The intrusion of plaster beetles can be avoided by:
– Drying of lumbers and cements before construction to prevent spread of fungus
– Maintaining a dry living environment
– Checking regularly your dry food, humus and wooden items
There are 2 species of ants that can be seen commonly in Hong Kong and below are their usual habitations:
Monomorium pharaonic: indoor floors, intersect of walls and yards
Paratrechina longicornis: outdoor pathways
The intrusion of ants can be avoided by:
– Careful storage of food, especially sweets and candies, in sealed containers.
– Filling-up of cracks and crevices by cement
– Removal of ant-invaded plants
Commonly known as fleas, they are active annually from March to October. The bites of fleas can cause irritation in human skin and even cause diseases. Fleas can be commonly found in household pets, such as dogs, cats and even rats.
They feed on human blood regularly (at least once per day) and this frequency could increase depending on temperature and humidity.
Drosophila is a type of small flies that can be commonly seen on rubbish bins and rotten vegetables or fruits. They are small in size with reddish eyes.
The intrusion of drosophila can be avoided by:
– Covering the rubbish bins
– Warping your fruits with plastic wrap
Drosophila can survive in very severe environments
Commonly known as dust mites, they thrive in warm and humid environments. They feed on a variety of substances including fibers, food crumbs, dust, metabolites, etc.
The intrusion of dust mites can be avoided by:
– Avoidance of using furniture made of fiber-material
– Maintenance of a dry and ventilated living environment