Queensland

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Queensland is known for having all types of pests throughout the state. It can be considered to have two differing climates. In the northern region near Mt Isa and as for north as Cairns is a hot and humid climate. In the southern region, near the Gold Coast and Brisbane is a warm summer and cool winter climate. With these differing climates comes the different pest seasons and what time of year the pests are most likely to come.
Below is a chart with the information on pest seasons for each region and what product would be best used to combat these pests:

Northern Region (Mt Isa, Cairns, Townsville etc.) Bush flies are huge in numbers in the Northern Region. They tend to become more prominent in the months between May and September when their breeding cycle multiplies exponentially. To protect your home against flies use Hovex Fly Coils, Hovex Green Fly Papers, Hovex Extra Strength Flying Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Mosquitoes in this region are a year around problem. Their numbers do however; dramatically increase in the months from March – July. This does also depend on the environment and where you are situated because the closer you are to water sources such as rivers, lakes, ponds or sometimes even swimming pools or a pets waterbowl, the more likely you will have a higher population of mosquitoes. To protect your home against mosquitoes use Hovex Extra Strength Mosquito Coils, Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Cockroaches are a year round pest. Control of them can be kept by reducing the amount of food residue that is lying around and by keeping food preparation areas generally clean. The product of choice is the Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray. Ants can be found everywhere and all year round in the northern region of Queensland. They will predominantly multiply in the months between October and April when the temperatures rise. Fire ants have been considered to be a serious issue in the northern region with populations growing dramatically. To protect your home against ants use Hovex Ant Granules and Hovex Permethrin Ant Killer or Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Fleas are a year around pest in the Northern region that is extremely adaptable to most climates as long as they have a food source. Regularly check your pets, carpeting and any other fibrous surface for flea infestation. To protect your home against fleas use Hovex Ant Granules, Hovex Permethrin Ant Killer, Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts. Wasps can be found all year round. Paper and Mud wasps are the main ones considered as pests and will generally nest around a water sources such as a pets waterbowl or swimming pool etc. To protect your home against Wasps use Hovex Extra Strength Flying Insect Spray . Hovex The Australian Experts.

Spiders are located everywhere in the region and don’t have specific seasons of breeding as they can be found all year round. They can be seen in crevices, rocks, and dark hidden areas, usually out of the way from the sun. To protect your home against Spiders use Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Rodents almost usually come out in the winter months between April and October. This coincides with their breeding patterns and allows for perfect environmental conditions for this reason. The will also tend to be located around food preparation areas such as kitchens, and will also be attracted to waste areas as well such as garbage bins. Southern Region (Brisbane, Gold Coast, etc) Flies only ever come out in the summer months being between October and January. They tend to peak around December when their numbers multiply ten fold. This does depend on the environment, however, because large storms, strong winds, fires, temperatures all contribute to the number of fly populations falling during these months. To protect your home against flies use Hovex Fly Coils, Hovex Green Fly Papers, Hovex Extra Strength Flying Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Mosquitoes in this region are a year around problem. Their numbers do however; dramatically increase in the months from October to April. This does also depend on the environment and where you are situated because the closer you are to water sources such as rivers, lakes, ponds or sometimes even swimming pools or a pets waterbowl, the more likely you will have a higher population of mosquitoes. To protect your home against mosquitoes use Hovex Extra Strength Mosquito Coils, Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Cockroaches are a year round pest. Control of them can be kept by reducing the amount of food residue that is lying around and by keeping food preparation areas generally clean. To protect your home against Cockroaches use Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Ants can be found everywhere and all year round in the southern region of Queensland. They will predominantly multiply in the months between October and April when the temperatures rise. General house ants and Fire ants have been more so an issue than other species due to home invasions on a regular basis and painful stings. To protect your home against ants use Hovex Ant Granules and Hovex Permethrin Ant Killer or Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Fleas are rarely noticeable in the winter months. They tend to come out between October and April, hitting peak populations between January and February. Regularly check your pets, carpeting and any other fibrous surface for flea infestation. To protect your home against fleas use Hovex Ant Granules, Hovex Permethrin Ant Killer, Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Wasps are not a major issue in Queensland. European wasps tend to multiply after a drought has occurred and paper and mud wasps can only be seen in the summer months. To protect your home against Wasps use Hovex Extra Strength Flying Insect Spray . Hovex The Australian Experts.

Spiders primarily come out in the summer and autumn months, usually between November and May. Daddy long legs spiders can be seen all year round, however, spiders such as the red back spider which poses the greatest venomous spider threat in the southern region are subject to the warmer months. Be aware as well of Wolf spiders and bird eating spiders, both these species might not have toxic venom but they are extremely territorial and will bite with their large fangs. To protect your home against Spiders use Hovex Extra Strength Crawling Insect Spray and Hovex 2 In 1 Outdoor & Indoor Surface Spray 2L. Hovex The Australian Experts.

Rodents usually breed and come out in the winter months between May and September. This coincides with their breeding patterns for a cooler temperature in the southern region of Queensland and allows for perfect environmental conditions for this reason. They will also tend to be located around food preparation areas such as kitchens, and will also be attracted to waste areas as well such as garbage bins.