Pests We Manage

Bugs

Insects that can harm human health, damage crops and food supplies, and destroy homes and other buildings.

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees don’t generally harm humans, but they can do a considerable amount of harm to human dwellings.

Bats

Bats can transmit diseases, such as rabies, and may carry bacteria and viruses which can be harmful to humans.

Aphids

Aphids are among the most destructive pests on cultivated plants. The most harmful consequence is the transmission of viruses.

Flies

House flies are known to be responsible for spreading a range of diseases that can harm human health.

Ants

While many people can live with ants and accept their presence, once they begin invading, it’s harder to control.

Cockroaches

Cockroaches can have adverse effects on the health of anyone inhabiting the building that the cockroaches infest

Worms

Can cause huge damage to vegetable and fruit crops, as well as in your valuable garden investment.

Bedbugs

Feed on human blood, usually at night. Their bites can result in a number of health impacts including skin rashes.

Lice

Lice are not harmful, but they are highly contagious and can be uncomfortable. Parasitic insects that live in human hair.

Rats

Can spread disease. Potentially life-threatening disease can be transmitted to humans by rats.

Mice

Mice can spread very serious disease through direct contact with them as well as their feces.

Storage Weevils

Stored product weevils do not bite and do not cause damage wood inside homes, but do cause irreparable harm on feed & food.

Wasps

Wasp stings can be uncomfortable, but most people recover quickly. Allergic reactions may occur with some people.

Ticks

Ticks are small insects that bite humans and often transmit disease with serious health consequences.

Termites

A termite colony can devour all wooden structures in a home and in some cases pose a health risk as well.

Storage Beetles

Several insect and mite species are termed ‘stored-product pests with negative human health consequences.

Spiders

South Africa have some of the most venomous spiders in the world, some bites can lead to death.

Snails & Slugs

Although they don’t pose any threat to humans, they do damage gardens and can destroy a flower bed over night.

Scorpions

Most scorpions are relatively harmless to humans, causing mainly a burning sensation. But there are dangerous ones.

Storage Moths

Can destroy fabric and other materials. Serious infestations can develop undetected in dwellings.

Moths

Most people don’t experience any health effects from the presence of moths in the home, but they do cause damage.

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are arguably the deadliest animal in the world to humans, spreading diseases like Malaria.

Moles

Although moles are often considered to be enemies of gardens. They do not do that much harm overall.

Mole Crickets

Mole crickets can be a nuisance to people’s yards, causing hassle and damage, causing harm to your grass.

Dust Mites

These microscopic bugs share living quarters with humans, many people with dust mite allergy also experience signs of asthma.

Grasshoppers

They would completely demolish food for hundreds of people, causing devastation in food crops.

Gnats

Gnats do not bite, sting or transmit diseases to humans, will not cause any harm to humans, pets or plants.

Fleas

While fleas typically prefer pets as hosts, they sometimes bite people too. Causing an itching sensation.

Fishmoths

Silverfish are not dangerous to humans, but they can do a lot of damage to property due to their feeding habits.

Crickets

To humans, crickets aren’t particularly harmful, but can cause damage to property, specifically your garden.

Rodents

Rodents are one of the major causes of damage to crops and electrical systems. They also carry diseases.