Don't Let Them Sink Their Teeth In: Treat Your Termites Straight Away


It is quite easy to think of problems like termites and other insect infestations as some theoretical problem that happens to other people's homes but would never affect you. After all, you keep your house clean, dust it often and keep your garden in good shape, and you've never seen any termites so you must be safe, right? Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and termites can go undetected in even the most well-kept homes.

19 July 2019

The Giant Northern Termite


As its name suggests, the giant northern termite is a creature that tends to be found in Australia's more tropical regions. To give it its proper name, mastotermes darwiniensisis also known as the Darwin termite because it is so often found close to that city. Part of the Blattodea order of insects which also includes cockroaches, Mastotermes darwiniensisis is often regarded as one of the most successful types of termite to have evolved because it has such a simple method of earning a living.

27 December 2018

Preparing your belongings for storage


When you think of moving house, you often imagine simply packing everything up at one end and taking it immediately to the new home. However, every move is different, and this type of single journey isn't always possible. When there's a gap between moving dates, or where there's simply too much to fit in the new location, a self-storage unit can be invaluable. Before you store your things in one of these secure spaces, you'll want to make a few simple preparations.

12 February 2018