Why you will continue to see pests around even in Autumn
According to the Bureau of Meteorology we have seen one of the hottest summers on record with 3 heatwaves and according to the BOM we are set to see the hot weather continue and have a drier than average Autumn.
What this means for you:
Besides the obvious, you may want to consider having your pest control updated to combat the very likely possibility that pests will take up residence in your home. With the hot weather set to continue this means pests will remain active. As long as the heat continues so too will the pests, so it’s bad news for all those who were waiting for the cooler months to enjoy a pest free home.
Ants are particularly bad all over Brisbane but areas like Calamvale, Stretton, Parkinson and Sunnybank are particularly bad at the moment. This dry weather will drive ants and other pests inside as they’ll be looking for life giving water and food to sustain the colonies,
Cockroaches will continue to thrive in the heat and will stick more closely to wet or moist areas like under dishwashers, bathrooms, under sinks and in laundry rooms. Cockroaches love heat and they love moisture and mother nature is taking care of one of those needs and your dishwasher is taking care of the other.
As always spiders will continue to enjoy the high numbers of other pests like cockroaches, moths and ants and as a results spider numbers will continue to grow also as there is plenty of food on offer. Not only will the dry weather send them inside seeking water, but spiders will follow the food. So if you have a lot of other pests around, it won’t be long before you have a spider problem too.
If you want to avoid a menagerie of