Category Archives: Pests

4 Ways To Control Ants In Your Home

RIP Termite & Pest Control Services is your No. 1 choice for ALL ant control and pest control services! Ant Treatment, Ant Inspection, Ant Prevention. Call 1300 371 708 Ants: a necessary part of the food chain, but also a downright pest when they find their way into your home. The interesting thing is, they’re not actually that interested…
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When Rodents Move in

Winter is coming.... Like humans, mice and rats tend to seek food and shelter during the colder months of the year. That often means in the walls, up in the roof, and beneath the floorboards, squeezing into cracks as small as a quarter of an inch wide. Mice and rats prefer to nest relatively close…
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Termites – Termite Nest – White Ants

© RIP Termite & Pest Control Termites, also known as White Ants are a part of the environment but can cause major damage to timber structures. They normally have pale brown to white bodies and white heads (workers), with a darker head (soldiers) they have no waist between the thorax and abdomen. Preventing Termites A.S.3660 recommends…
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Termites-RIP Best Termite Control Specialists

(White Ants) in Melbourne & Victoria Subterranean termites or white-ants are a highly destructive timber pest, causing major structural timber damage to both domestic and commercial buildings in Melbourne and regional Victoria. [caption id="attachment_2243" align="alignright" width="194"] Termite map[/caption] Most homes are at risk in the metropolitan Melbourne area – particularly in built-up urban areas or…
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Wasps

European Wasps - Paper Wasps - WASP Control Methods The European wasp can be deadly and is found throughout Melbourne and Victoria. The European wasp may attack in large numbers – as a single motivated group they may sting repeatedly in a frenzy. In such circumstances, this feral pest can be highly dangerous to children, the…
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Spiders

Pest Control Solutions - RIP TERMITE & PEST CONTROL SERVICES   Funnel-Web spiders: aggressive by nature - can be deadly The Funnel-Web Spider is a ground dweller, commonly found in moist soil areas along much of the eastern coastal area of Victoria. The Funnel-Web Spider is one of the world’s most deadly spiders. Both the…
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Silverfish

SAFE Pest Control Methods - RIP TERMITE & PEST CONTROL SERVICES [caption id="attachment_2249" align="alignleft" width="146"] RIP Termite & Pest Control Services[/caption] Silverfish are a common pest species throughout Melbourne and Victoria. They prefer to eat items with a high starch content, eg. cotton fabrics, silk, paper, glues, some synthetic fabrics. Silverfish prefer a dark quiet…
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Rats & Mice

Rodent Control in Melbourne, Victoria   Effective methods to eradicate mice and rats from your property Rats and mice are not only dirty but also potentially damaging to your home. They can often cause fires in buildings by gnawing through plastic electrical junction boxes, as rats must constantly gnaw on hard objects to cut back…
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Fleas

Pest Control Methods - RIP TERMITE & PEST CONTROL SERVICES Fleas are obnoxious pests Fleas are a parasite which feed on the blood of warm blooded animals, including humans, dogs and cats. Fleas are blood suckers and when they pierce the skin, they inject an anti-coagulant chemical into the bloodstream of the host to prevent…
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