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Cockroaches: Hazards to your health
when in your home

November 20, 2019 2:03 am

As the holidays approach, there’s one thing you certainly wouldn’t want to be finding in your Halloween sweets and under your Christmas tree… cockroaches. It’s common knowledge how cockroaches send a shiver down your spine just by looking at them, but do you know just how germ-riddled they really are? Read on to find out the gruesome details and how... View Article

How to remove washroom odours

October 23, 2019 10:00 am

A holistic view Tackling odours in bathrooms isn’t a single approach. Rather it requires a multi-faceted approach. Typically, no single thing will be to cause of odour in a washroom, rather it is usually caused by a myriad of smaller smells contributing to one single smell. As such, it requires nuanced approach to bringing odours under control, tackling each individual... View Article

Here’s our 7 tips for a pest preventative spring clean!

October 14, 2019 11:39 am

Spring is here and along with the bus loads of pollen it’s also the start of the warmer weather. This signals many of the dormant pests to wake up and leave their burrows and swarm homes everywhere!  Thus now is the time to ensure your residence is pest proof before all manner of insects start to swarm your home. Here’s... View Article

Are Huntsman Spiders Dangerous?

August 27, 2019 10:00 am

Their brown hairy legs evoke images of bird eating spiders in the amazon, whilst their beady eyes are reminiscent of Aliens bent on invading earth. But are they dangerous?” Not too long ago we did a post on “The 5 most Dangerous spiders of Australia”. On that list were not only some of the most dangerous spiders in Australia, but... View Article

Help! My pet’s got fleas! What do I do now?

August 13, 2019 10:55 am

So, you know you have Fleas, after reading our blog about how to tell if you have fleas, you’ve found bites on your pet or you’ve actually seen the little blighters themselves. Not only is the itching driving your pet crazy, its driving you crazy. You want them gone. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as snapping your fingers, it will... View Article

July SMART conference

August 9, 2019 4:33 pm

During July, Smart Conferences were held in Sydney, Auckland and Brisbane. In total there were 63 participants, including Smart owners, technical and sales from branches all around Australia and New Zealand. All things Smart were discussed along with some awards to some well-deserving Smart people. Smart Sales person of Southern Region – John Radman Smart Person Technical of Southern Region – Stephen... View Article

Flick SMART Multi-Catch Rodent Stations: A safe way to protect from pests.

August 6, 2019 11:19 am

Bait stations have been an effective and efficient way of managing rodents’ populations. Despite development and changes to the design and implementation of them, fundamentally they haven’t changed much over time. It normally works by having a box with a small opening for a rat or a mouse and inside is poisoned bait, that once consumed by the rodent will... View Article

There’s a mouse in the house! What do I do?

July 16, 2019 10:00 am

Having determined that the squeak you’re hearing in the wall isn’t a rusted weather vane, because (a) who even keeps a weather vane in the wall and (b) you applied enough WD-40 to the weather vane to have it spin freely and quietly until the next pass of Hailey’s comet, you undoubtedly come to the question: There’s mice in the house, what do I do?     Should I release... View Article

Does your Hotel room have Bed Bugs? Use this handy acronym to check!

July 10, 2019 10:00 am

It may be winter here in Australia, but in the northern hemisphere, the warmer months are just getting started, and Australians know it. Many Australians tempted by warmer weather and longer days will pack a suitcase, get on a plane and take the long flight (or even longer cruise) to one of the many fabulous overseas holiday destinations. After a... View Article

Flick has QBCC license reinstated

July 4, 2019 10:00 pm

As of the 21st of May, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) reinstated Flick’s license for works relating to building and Termite Pre-Construction. Flick is proud that this matter was resolved within a single business day and continues to be able to protect our customer’s homes and businesses from the damage caused by Termites and wood boring insects. The... View Article

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