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End Of Lease Pest Control Sydney

End Of Lease Pest Control Sydney.

 

End of lease pest treatment Sydney

 

Who is responsible for an end of lease pest treatment? You or the landlord?

 

Your rental agreement is a great place to start when determining if an end of lease pest treatment is required. It will be documented in your rental agreement that you signed with your real estate agent the conditions of pest control once a tenant vacates.

 

RTA or more commonly known as Residential Tenancy Act 2010 states that the landlord is to provide pest control at the start of a tenancy if pests is present at the premises and the tenant is to maintain a pest free premises once the landlord has provided pest control. Once a tenant moves out, they will be liable to conduct pest control on their premises ready for the next tenant to move in.

 

Most common pests when treating an end of lease pest treatment are the following:

 

  • Fleas
  • Cockroaches
  • Ants
  • Rodents

What you can do in order to get ready for your end of lease pest treatment Sydney.

 

  • The final clean has been carried out
  • Grass cut short to get the best results externally
  • If furniture is still in premises, there needs to be no clutter

 

Below is a table with who is responsible for pest in the period of your tenancy for end of lease pest treatments here in Sydney.

 

 

Pest & VerminLandlord will be responsibleTenant will be responsible
AntsIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
BeesIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
CockroachesIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
FleasIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
MiceIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
PossumsIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
RatsIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
SpidersIf present when commencing the tenancyDuring the tenancy period
TermitesLandlord alwaysLandlord always
BirdsLandlord alwaysLandlord always

 

 

 

Further Reading:

Who is responsible for pest control Sydney (you or the real estate?)

Why Is Pest Control Necessary? Get The Key Facts!

Carpet Beetles – Get Rid of them with Pest Control Castle Hill

Get Rid Of Drain Flies In Your Home!

HOW TO WIN THE WAR ON ANTS IN YOUR HOME!

 

Pest control childcare industry!

Pest control childcare industry!

 

IPM protecting our kids from pest and pesticides.

 

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Pest Control

 

What does your childcare centre say about your reputation?

 

A childcare centre is required to sustain a pest-free environment for the children in it has in its care.

 

Unfortunately, common pest such as cockroaches, rodents and ants often find their way inside and can contaminate toys, utensils, and other items in and around your childcare.

 

Pest control in the childcare industry is very important and must be carried out according to the food standards code set out by the NSW Food Authority. The food standard code requires all businesses that provides food is to take all practicable measures to the following:

 

  • Prevent all pest from entering the food premises
  • Prevent and eradicate all pests and their harbourage spots in a food premise
  • Sealing all entry points such as holes, gaps, cracks, and crevices
  • Installation of flyscreens to prevent flying pests
  • Installation of weather strips at base of each door
  • Doors closed when not in use
  • Have mini inspections on the childcare facility to prevent pests
  • Removal of any unwanted fixture, furniture, boxes, and any other items that you don’t need
  • Each day have a cleaning routine set in place such as removal of all rubbish, counter tops wiped over, floors swept and mopped
  • Storing food in airtight containers and away from the floor

 

Where do pest like to hide in your childcare facility?

 

  • Behind and under all electrical appliances
  • Under sinks and basins
  • Bathroom, kitchen, and laundry areas as it is humid and moist
  • Food packaging, boxes and other storage containers that are not sealed
  • Cracks and crevices

 

Risk that are associated with pests entering your childcare facility?

 

  • Children can get very sick or die from contamination from urine/faeces and diseases that pests may carry
  • Loss of income due to an outbreak of pests and contamination
  • Loss of reputation due to an outbreak of pests and contamination
  • Bad reviews on your business from parents who have seen pests or child has become sick from pest and their diseases
  • Fines from local and state councils
  • Your business could be shut down due to you not preventing and maintaining a pest-free environment
  • You go on the name and shame website which the public has access too

 

Integrated Pest Management?

 

Here at Redline Pest Control we follow five basic rules to prevent and eradicate any pest in your childcare facility.

 

  1. Inspection – A technician from Redline Pest Control will go in and around your childcare facility and inspect all areas even those areas which have no issues with pests
  2. Identification – Redline Pest Control will identify any pest which are in or around your premises
  3. Threshold of pest – Redline Pest Control technicians will determine the threshold level of pests which are residing in your childcare facility
  4. Control measures – To control and manage all levels if infestations of pests which are in your childcare facility
  5. Evaluation – Redline Pest Control Technicians will evaluate the effectiveness of each service which is carried out and will eliminate any pests in your childcare facility

 

Further reading – pest control

What is IPM?

Pest Control schools – Get a head of the class!

Why is Commercial Pest Control Sydney So Important?

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Why is Commercial Pest Control Sydney So Important?

Why is Commercial Pest Control Sydney So Important?

 

 

 

 

Here at Redline Pest Control we understand the importance in building relationships with our commercial clients as we pass on knowledge in how to prevent, to minimise and to eradicate pests from their commercial premises.

 

 

If you are a business owner, you will know that having a regular pest treatment on your commercial premises will not only get you out of hot water with your customers and potential customers but will also keep the council away as you are doing your part in pest control.

 

 

With pest infestations on commercial premises can lead to an outbreak of food poisoning, damage to stock, damage to other items in your commercial premises.

 

 

Why is commercial pest control Sydney so important?

 

 

The importance of pest control in commercial premises vary from industry to industry and can cause damage in different ways from stock being eaten to damage stock.

 

 

What can be some of the reasons why you need to get pest control on your commercial premises.

 

 

  • Helps keep the property pest-free which will improve the hygiene level in and around your premises
  • Helps you maintain your reputation as no one wants to do business with a business that is infested by pests.
  • Business owners who run a restaurant, food business or even a warehouse where food products are being stored need to know that local council and state regulations require you to ensure that your premises are pest-free. Failure to do so can attract huge fines. In severe cases, the government may also shut down your business.
  • Power of social media these days says a lot and can bring a business who is thriving down to a stop all because a customer has seen pests.
  • When a customer gets sick because of the poor hygiene conditions that result in pest infestations, they can easily take legal action against your food business causing you a loss of reputation and be out of pocket a lot more than what it would of cost you to carry out pest control on your commercial premises.

 

 

What industries do Redline Pest Control cater to?

 

 

Since we started operating back in 2010 we have been very fortunate to provide pest control for the following commercial premises.

 

 

  • Food manufacturing and packaging warehouses
  • Factories and warehouses
  • Offices
  • Transport and logistic companies
  • Real estate/strata
  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants, clubs, and pubs
  • Shopping centres and retail stores, supermarkets
  • Child care and schools
  • Airports
  • Hotels and motels
  • Asset and facility management companies

 

 

What Type of pests do we treat for commercial pest control Sydney?

 

 

Redline Pest Control will ask and listen to your pests requirements and will tailor make you a pests service that will eradicate your pests issue.

 

 

  • Rats and mice
  • German cockroaches
  • Cockroaches
  • Bed bugs
  • Stored product pests
  • Beetles
  • Creamy colour crickets
  • Wasps and bees
  • Termites
  • Webbing spiders
  • Ground dwelling spiders
  • Ants
  • Silverfish
  • Pest birds

 

Further Reading:

commercial pest control sydney cockroach

Pest Control for all commercial food industries 

Commercial Pest Control Sydney and what you can do to prevent pests from entering your place of business.

Commercial Pest Control & What Redline Pest Control Can Do For You!!!

Pest Control schools – Get a head of the class!

Pest Control for schools – Get a head of the class!

 

 

Here at Redline Pest Control we are fortunate to provide pest control for a few schools here in Sydney.

 

Did you know that schools are an ideal place for  pests as there is an abundant supply of food for each pest that are lurking around.

 

With students eating their lunches both internally and in school grounds of the school it is very easy to get an outbreak from pests.

 

When a Redline Pest Control technicians visit your school a full, thorough inspection is carried out to identify any current pest issues, evidence of conditions that could potentially cause an infestation and how to implemented a pest treatment to avoid pest issues in the future.

 

Redline Pest Control will also work with you through our Integrated Pest Management system(IPM) to fight and eliminate against pest.

 

 

Common pests found in schools.

 

 

Before Redline Pest Control takes any action regarding pest management in your school we will meet with you to determine what pest species are currently active and causing an issue within the school. Here are some pests which are typically found in schools:

 

1. Ants
2. Bees and wasps
3. Cockroaches
4. Rodents
5. Termites
6. Spiders
7. Silverfish
8. Creamy colour crickets

 

 

Pests will always find their new home in many different places in the school such as:

 

1. Classrooms
2. Gyms/sporting areas
3. Lockers
4. Cafeterias
5. Dumpers and trash bins
6. School ground
7. Staff rooms
8. Library
9. Halls

 

 

Redline Pest Control will find the right Integrated pest management for your school.

 

Redline Pest Control follows an integrated pest management system. Before carrying out any treatment your dedicated pest technician will go around and source any problematic areas that pests tend to harbour.

 

Schools can also reduce the pest population by identifying what is causing a pest outbreak and eliminating the source that is attracting the pests.

 

By having preventive measures set in place you can reduce the pests or avoid the pests by simply following the steps below:

 

1. Move dumpsters containing food further away from school.
2. Seal all cracks, crevices, and wall voids.
3. Restrict eating food to cafeterias.
4. Repair and remove all leaking pipes in and around the school.
5. Institute strict sanitation measures for everyone to follow.
6. Clean all gutters and redirect water flow away from school buildings to reduce moisture.
7. Educate students and employees on how to reduce the risk of pests by throwing any food scraps away in appropriate bins.

 

 

The pests which are usually encountered at schools may have the potential to spread diseases. These pests are cockroaches, rodents, and birds.

 

Redline Pest Control values IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and identifies the pest issues thoroughly on arrival for your pest treatment. What we suggest is that you keep a record of pest problems at the school indicating what pests you are experiencing and where the pest was seen each time. By having a pest sighting sheet available for staff they are able to log the date, time and where they are seeing the pests in and around your school.

 

Further Reading:

Why choose Redline Pest Control for your pest and termite services?

What is IPM?

Frequently Asked Questions!

 

The good the bad and the ugly of pests

 

So when we often think about pests we think about how we can get rid of them and by get rid of them we mean yesterday.

 

But what if I was to tell you that not all pests are bad as some pests play a significant role in our eco-system.

 

Below is some pest which are good, bad and ugly.

 

Good Pests:

 

Honey Bees have a significant part in our ecosystem as they go around pollinating flowers and fruit trees.

 

Bee Control Sydney
Bee Control Sydney

 

Green Lacewing are beneficial for your veggie and fruit crop as it feeds on thrips, whiteflies, moth eggs, aphids, small caterpillars and mites.

 

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Lady Beetles are beneficial for your plants, veggie and fruit crops as it feeds on mites, aphids and mealybugs.

 

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Bad Pests:

 

Grasshoppers will cause damage to fields, garden bedding and fruit and veggie crops as they can eat over half their body weight.

 

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Termites although great from an environmental perspective but can cause serious damage when it comes to your home.

 

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Redline Pest Control

 

German Cockroaches can multiply very quickly often as for every female German Cockroach you have she will have between 40 to 50 baby (nymph) Cockroaches.

 

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White Tip Spiders can pack a nasty bite resulting in a skin inflammation called necrotising arachnidism which is a nasty skin and tissue decaying syndrome.

 

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Ugly Pests:

 

House Spiders can be very big and believe me they are absolutely ugly.

 

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Rats are not only bad for our health when they run across our cooking utensils and food but they are definitely ugly and gross.

 

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Flies are not only annoying but are really ugly and can cause serious illness when it comes in contact with our food.

 

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Further Reading:

Pest Control Sydney

What should you look for when hiring a pest control company?

Redline Pest Control Products and Services

What can you do to help prevent termites in and around your home

Termite Prevention Tips for your home.

 

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Unfortunately over the past few months we have been going out to homes across Sydney with extensive termite damage and high volumes of termites eating their homes away.

 

It is very unfortunate that termites will attack one in four homes but what does that mean for you and are you that one home that will be attacked by termites?

 

It is by Australian Standards that each home owner or property investor is responsible to have a termite inspection done every 12 months and if you are in a bushy area it will be 6 months.

 

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It is also up to the home owner or property investor to make sure that they have an appropriate termite management system put into place.

 

So what are somethings you can do around your home that will help minimise the risk of termites making your home their home?

 

Regular termite inspections is a mustTermite management system put into placeRemove any timbers which are in subfloorRemove any wood chippings in your landscapingFix any leaking pipes and drains in and around your home
Replace or repair any damage to shingles, fascia and soffitsRemove any timber landscaping post or logs.

 

Reduce humidity in subfloor by installing a crossflow ventilation fanDivert water sources away from home

 

Remove any dead stumps or trees

 

Seal cracks and crevices in and around homePruning of bushes and heavy foliage is a mustGet a ladder and check your gutters and remove any left, twigs and debris that maybe in your guttersRemove any moisture in and around your homeCheck for any changes in and around your home
Water overflow pipes and air-conditioning pipes are directed away from your homeFirewood and untreated timber be removed from your premises 

 

 

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If you have found termites in or around your home please do not disturb them as by disturbing the termites will cause the termites to move to another location in your home making it harder for the termite technician to ascertain how bad the termite infestation is in your home and what treatment is right for you.

 

Further Reading:

Termite Control Sydney

Termite Prevention Tips Sydney

Ten facts about termites that you may not know.

Termite Alates Swarm over Sydney

Is it important to have a Termite Inspection?

Termites In Kellyville

Why choose Redline Pest Control for your pest and termite services?

Commercial Pest Control Sydney and what you can do to prevent pests from entering your place of business.

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Whether you are a small local business or a large local business in Sydney at some point pests have or will enter your commercial food premises.

 

So what can you do to help prevent these little critters making your premises their new home?

 

  • Go around and seal all cracks and crevices as pests can enter even the smallest of gaps.
  • Prevent harbourage spaces. Remove any clutter, boxes and any other items where pest can hide.
  • Inspect all stock that comes into your commercial premises for any pests as often German cockroaches and other pests are bought in from an outside source.
  • Empty all bins to the outside council bin once full and at the end of the night.
  • At the end of the night make sure that you do a full clean of all cooking equipment, utensils, benches, tables, chairs, bar area and any other area that is in your commercial premises.
  • For bar flies, midges, drain flies and any other flying insect that lives around the drains put draino or bleach down the drains to kill off any eggs which have been laid in there.
  • Put all food stock away in appropriate places such as a pantry and fridges/freezers.

 

Further Reading:

Pest Control Sydney Commercial

Commercial Pest Control Sydney

Commercial Pest Control Sydney

Commercial Pest Control & What Redline Pest Control Can Do For You!!!

Good Pest Control For Your Commercial Business!

Commercial Hygiene & Pest Management

 

Pest Control Sydney Commercial

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As a business owner we all know the stress that comes with owning a business.

 

The last thing that is on our minds after a 15 hour day is pests and the havoc that they can cause.

 

In an ideal world we would love for pests to disappear rather than multiply.

 

What is your responsibility when it comes to pest control in a food premises?

 

As soon as you see any pest in your food business you must always contact a trusted pest controller who will provide you with not only a pest service which eliminates pest but also provides an appropriate pest management program.

 

It is by Australian standards that anyone in the food sector is to not only be trained in safe food handling but also must be on a pest management program which controls the threshold level of pests that enter your premises.

 

So you have this beautiful restaurant with beautiful food in a great part of Sydney don’t ruin it by letting pests take over and scare your customers away.

 

We often get calls from commercial clients who have tried doing pest control on their own or with someone who was cheap but didn’t know what they were doing and they were still experiencing pests.

 

What are some risk that is associated with pests entering your food premises?

 

  • Customers getting sick or dying from contamination from urine or faeces and diseases that pests may carry
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of reputation
  • Bad reviews on your business
  • Fines
  • Your business could be shut down
  • You go on the name and shame website

 

When Redline Pest Control comes out to your commercial premises the technician will always ask you questions regarding what pests you are seeing and where you are seeing those pests, the technician will get you to walk around with them and show them where the problematic areas are.

 

Each Redline Pest Control technician will discuss the method of treatment that is to be carried out on your premises and will advise you on what you need to do in order to reduce the risk of pest infestations in the future.

 

Redline Pest Control doesn’t just provide pest control but will always be available for you at any time of the day and night if needed. We will provide you with helpful hints and if there is a pest that you can get rid of on your own will advise you of the method of treatment, not only does this save you money but it also builds our working relationship with trust that we are not just there to take your money and run.

 

Further Reading:

Pest Free Business & What You Can Do To Get Rid Of Pest!

What services does Redline Pest Control Offer?

Redline Pest Control Products and Services

Commercial Hygiene & Pest Management

Good Pest Control For Your Commercial Business!

Commercial Pest Control & What Redline Pest Control Can Do For You!!!

Commercial Pest Control Sydney

Commercial Pest Control Sydney

Cockroach Control Sydney

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Do you have cockroaches running around your home?

 

In the dead of night cockroaches will come out of their hidey-holes and will gobble up anything in their sights.

 

Not many people know that cockroaches will not only eat the crumbs that they find but they will also munch on electrical cables, papers, hair, decaying matters and other organisms.

 

It is true that cockroaches can go around a month without food but cannot survive without water for about a week.

 

So what can our clients expect from cockroach control from Redline Pest Control?

 

Redline Pest Control will firstly inspect your premises to find out what species of cockroaches you have.

 

Once identified Redline Pest Control will treat those affected areas.

 

German cockroaches:

 

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German cockroaches are the little goldy brown cockroaches. They will usually start off in the kitchen, bathroom or laundry areas as these areas are dark and moist. Once an infestation starts growing and harbourage places become over crowded the German cockroaches will spread to other areas of your home.

 

So what do we do to get rid of those dirty little cockroaches?

 

First and foremost the technician will access the level of infestation. The technician will spray the skirting boards and place a gel in the hinges of cabinets in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry, any electrical appliances and high risk areas.

 

Large cockroaches:

 

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Unlike German cockroaches large cockroaches will usually live in roof voids and subfloors and will come inside to get there source of food.

 

What does Redline Pest Control do when getting rid of large cockroaches?

 

We will dust your roof void and if you have a subfloor, spray along the skirting boards of your home and along your fence lines, window frames, door frames, eaves and other high risk areas.

 

What are some common areas that you will find cockroaches in and around your home?

 

  • Garden bedding
  • Roof voids/subfloors
  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Laundries
  • Hot water tanks
  • Under sinks
  • Furniture
  • Drains
  • Behind fridges/freezers
  • Confined spaces

 

What can you do to reduce your chances of getting cockroaches?

 

  • Empty your bins daily
  • Clean under appliances
  • Clean up after you have prepared meals
  • Clean thoroughly at least once a week
  • Put pet bowls away after each meal and at the end of the night empty your pets drinking bowl
  • Clean up any spills immediately
  • Fix any leaking pipes
  • Put all open packaging food in air tight containers
  • Don’t keep magazines, papers or cardboard around as they love to eat the fibres
  • Go around and seal and cracks and crevices

 

Further Reading:

4 gross way that cockroaches are really bad for your health.

The cold hard truth about cockroaches and can it cause Asthma

German Cockroach Treatments

Out comes the cockies and other pest.

 

4 gross way that cockroaches are really bad for your health.

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When you think of cockroaches you think ewww yuck, dirty little cockroaches must go to dirty homes but that is not the case.

 

Cockroaches do go to clean homes and your home is no exception.

 

So what health risk can cockroaches cause you or your love ones?

 

  1. Disease causing bacteria such as salmonella, streptococcus, staphylococcus and other bacterial diseases.
  2. Unfortunately cockroaches can cause asthma and allergies in some people as their saliva, dead body parts and waste contain allergens that can trigger an allergic reaction or asthma.
  3. Food contamination by cockroaches can cause serious health issues. Good food hygiene is a must that way both yourself and your family are not ending up in the emergency room or even worse falling so sick that you actually pass over.
  4. Cockroaches loves to violate us when we sleep. It is not uncommon for cockroaches to tip-toe up to our mouth, nasal and ear cavity when we are fast asleep.

 

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Further Reading:

 

The cold hard truth about cockroaches and can it cause Asthma

Pest Free Business & What You Can Do To Get Rid Of Pest!

Out comes the cockies and other pest.