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Termites & Pests – Frequently Asked Questions

Termites & Pests - Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do in preparation for my termite inspection? We recommend checking around your home to make sure our technicians will have clear access to all timbers – skirting boards, architraves, decorative timbers etc. Check that we can gain access to the roof void and sub-floor […]

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4 Ways to Protect your home from Summer Pests & Bugs

4 Ways to Protect your home from Summer Pests & Bugs

Summer… ahhh the long days, cool breezes, beach holidays, and warm nights. Queensland is renowned for it’s wonderful summers! But there’s also a downside – Pests and Termites are at their most active too! We know and accept that pests are part of everyday life but the […]

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It’s that time of year – Flying or Swarming Termites

It's that time of year - Flying or Swarming Termites

Today, we have been inundated with calls from customers about finding these strange little insects inside their homes. . Most termites you’d be familiar with are quite pale in colour, almost transparent and are wingless.  They are also blind. Swarming termites however, or Alates are specially produced […]

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Fly problem?

Fly problem?

Summer is here, and so are the flies! Are you tired of swatting them away whilst cursing their existence? Well curse no more, Conquer Termites are here to save the day! How flies are bad for us… Carry disease Infest meat and other food items Spread food […]

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How to get rid of Mosquitoes around my house?

How to get rid of Mosquitoes around my house?

Buzzzzzzz… buzzzzzz….buzzzzzz… ouch! It’s mosquito time again. Just as we are preparing ourselves for the hot weather, surf n sunshine, BBQ’s in the back yard and social gatherings … out come the mossies. Those pesky, blood sucking, buzzing & flying insects that really get on our nerves. […]

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Snails…. a gardeners worst nightmare! How to fight back!!

Snails.... a gardeners worst nightmare! How to fight back!!

Last night as I was shutting up the house I spotted an unusual bumpy line in grass in my back yard. Curious as ever, I headed on out to check what it could be, camera and torch at the ready. CRUNCH! Something under my feet made a […]

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Termite Re-treatment in Bulimba

Termite Re-treatment in Bulimba

Today, Alex and his team did a re-treatment to one of Conquer Termites’ loyal customers in Bulimba, Brisbane. The home was protected originally with Termidor back in 2008 and has been completely termite free. You can never under estimate the “peace of mind” homeowners enjoy in having a […]

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Asian geckos – how to control

Asian geckos - how to control

Geckos are a familiar sight to most of us living in South East Queensland. At night, we see them scuttling across our walls and ceilings in pursuit of prey. These reptiles are a remarkably diverse group and have a broad distribution through tropical and warm temperate regions […]

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Beating the Bugs – 612AM Radio

Beating the Bugs - 612AM Radio

Conquer Termites were asked again to talk on 612AM radio about pest in and around homes in South East Queensland. This is the second visit for Rowan Bate & Al Ferguson. The boys covered various calls about many topis, black ants, cockroaches, geckos, termites and silverfish. The […]

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Conquer Termites asked to talk on ABC 612 radio

Conquer Termites asked to talk on ABC 612 radio

Conquer Termites was asked to talk “all things” Black Ants on ABC 612, this morning, hosted by Peter Scott. It was great to gain exposure on a State-wide show on a topic that has a lot of interest. Hopefully it was our knowledge in the particle field […]

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Treat Rodents before they cause significant damage

Treat Rodents before they cause significant damage

Brisbane homeowners have started to call us about rodent problems in and around their homes now the winter months are upon us. As it gets cooler, the rodents start to move inside seeking warmth and protection. This is when you will be alerted to their presents by […]

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Identifying insects in your home.

Identifying insects in your home.

Recently, one of our technician brought back an insect that a homeowner in Carindale, Brisbane, found in their home.  We were able to identify the insect as  the “Cigarette Beetle” with our in-house digital microscope. The magnification allow us to identify the distinctive shape and characteristics of most […]

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What I could have done before my pest control – Salisbury 4107

What I could have done before my pest control - Salisbury 4107

As someone who works for a pest control company you would think I would know exactly what needs to be done and when, but sometimes when it comes to your own home, you just forget or get too busy. This morning our wonderful technician Alex visited to carry […]

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Safe, Effective & Specific Termite Treatment!

Following our recent posts about Altriset (the new termiticide released by Syngenta), Conquer Termites met with Peter Ambrose-Pearce of Syngenta. We discussed how we can provide options for an innovative, powerful but non poisonous termite treatment to your homes. Yes! A product that is SAFE, EFFECTIVE & SPECIFIC for termites! We won’t […]

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What’s the safest way to kill termites in Brisbane?

Firstly, let the experts do it! Here at Conquer Termites the staff are fully equipped with personal protective equipment, the right chemicals, the right detection equipment such as thermal cameras and most importantly years of experience! The technicians have been trained to provide you with a safe […]

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The right way to eradicate rats

Conquer’s team of licensed technicians are always receptive to good information so they can deliver the best treatment options to homeowners, be it about termites, general pest or vermin.  That is why they were happy to hear what Ken Parry, from Bell Laboratories, had to say about […]

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Choice Magazine Termite article 2005 – an oldie, but a goodie

01.Termites We discovered that finding a qualified, experienced pest manager isn’t as easy as you’d think. Our special report brings you up to date with the current issues and practice in termite treatment and helps you protect yourself from ineffective, expensive or harmful treatment. Here’s a summary […]

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Subterranean termite infestations in Brisbane buildings – BSA fact sheet

The key strategies for protecting buildings and other structures from subterranean termite infestation in Australia are prevention (keeping termites out) and cure (eliminating infestations). Requirements for preventing, detecting and treating subterranean termite infestation in buildings, including methods for preventing reinfestation are specified in the Australian Standard AS […]

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Sunday Mail – Conquer talking about pests.

Conquer Termites is often asked by media to comment and offer advise on pest control matters. Please read below the last article to appear in the Sunday Mail, 23 December 2012 Keep Chrissy free of pests UNWANTED guests can ruin Christmas dinner – not relatives, but pests […]

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Conquer Termites in the Quest Newspaper

Conquer Termites was approached by the Quest Newspaper to contribute to a story about termites. We are always happy to advise and inform homeowners about the unseen dangers of the secretive destroyers of homes. This was what was written in the article that appeared in the Quests […]

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World’s worst termite now in South East Queensland.

World's worst termite now in South East Queensland.

Last night, Today Tonight did a story speaking further on our earlier article about the colonies of Mastotermes found on the Gold Coast last week. Though they made a couple of mistakes (this is NOT the first time Mastotermes have been found in South East Queensland, it […]

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Mastotermes, the world’s most aggressive termite Moves South

Mastotermes, the world's most aggressive termite Moves South

The world’s most destructive termite, mastotermes darwiensisis or the Giant Northern Termite is almost never seen below the Tropic of Capricorn. It is considered the most aggressive and destructive termite in the world and is also the largest.  It is generally limited to the Northern Territory and […]

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Spring in Brisbane – Are Cockroaches making you sick?

Spring in Brisbane - Are Cockroaches making you sick?

While there’s little doubt that Springtime in Brisbane is perhaps our most beautiful time of year (in a region that is already known for it’s beauty), for some people there can unfortunately be an unpleasant side to spring. Allergies. Hayfever. Asthma. Sound familiar? The Australian Government Department […]

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Conquer Termites asked to talk on Channel 7 News

Conquer Termites asked to talk on Channel 7 News

As a leading company in the pest control industry, Channel 7 News approached Conquer Termites to offer an insight into the reported increase in termite infestations due to last year’s summer of rain. It was a devastating time for the homeowners that were affected by the January […]

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