Recently Orkin released the top 50 cities for mosquitoes in the US. In southern Australia, while we do have mosquito infestations in pockets and certain areas of the country, generally it’s not as bad as further north. However as we move into the warmer months, and subsequently many of us will be spending more time…

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Close up Possum

With winter here and the fires roaring and gas heater ramped up, you might begin to here some critters at night, “pitter pattering” across your roof or in your ceiling. Is it a ghost….? Little green men….? Probably not. While I’m sure some people have both the above, it’s more than likely either rodents, or…

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OK so I know this would creep many people out, and some would say it’s not the bed bugs that are the real pests in parliament…….but it seems bed bugs are not afraid to annoy the powers that be! We’re not talking about Canberra here either, we’re talking the Houses of Parliament in the UK.…

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Probably one of most well know pests that we work with everyday is mice. Of course, there are many different versions of mice….the cute cuddly “wouldn’t hurt a fly Disney movie” type, and then there is the festy, dirty, blood sucking type.  The version that people have in their home, tends to be more attributed…

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Spring is off to a slow start and looking outside it is still hard to imagine it will ever be warm again but let’s be optimistic and say springs is here. So, in that case, it is time to start thinking about getting the garden back in order. Now if you’re like me your lawn…

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Scientists used the term a perfect storm to explain the culmination of adverse meteorological factors that lead to a major weather event. It could be said that this has occurred to cause the current mice plague that is hitting Metro and Rural South Australia. Over this summer and autumn we have seen unseasonal weather systems…

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At Murray’s we are always looking for innovative ways to improve the way that we do business, with an emphasis on improving the experience for our clients as well as our staff. With the continual improvement of CRM systems and tablet technology in recent years we have seen an opportunity to do just that. New…

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We have all been there, relaxing on a Saturday afternoon around the BBQ with family and friends waiting to enjoy the freshly cooked steak only to have it ruined by that distinctive low hum swiftly followed by that unforgettable stinging sensation and that insatiable itching that feels like it will never end. The pandemonium that…

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For those of us who love being out in the garden there is something very primordial and richly satisfying about growing your own food and providing for your family.  But equally, there is nothing more frustrating than seeing your hard earned efforts being devoured before your very eyes. It’s like the pests know exactly when…

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With over 300 million years in the making, the Cockroach represents one of nature’s true success stories.  This remarkable little insect not only has survived all this time, but it hasn’t needed to evolve much from its original design. A key part of its success is its primitive makeup and their ability to quickly adapt…

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