Residential Pest Control
Pests are never welcome in your home. They can be a serious health risk to your family and they can cause major damage to your home, internally and externally. Regular maintenance for your home against South Africa’s most common pests gives you and your family peace of mind.
Our services begin with an evaluation by a highly qualified inspector, who will gladly provide you a strategy to remedy your pest problems. Ecopoise offers a variety of service options, including, monthly, quarterly, one-time services. Our general pest control program covers ants, roaches, centipedes, earwigs, silverfish, spiders, mice, and many other common pests.
Our technicians are dedicated to their assigned territories and are in your neighborhood on a regular basis. Following your initial inspection, our technicians will continue to monitor your home and perform routine, preventative maintenance. The two most common species of rodents likely to infest our homes and garden in South Africa are the House Mouse (mus-domesticus) and the Brown Rat (rattus-norvegicus). Both of these can cause serious distress and damage as well as been the carriers of lethal bacteria.
We can never ever doubt the agility and perseverance of these rodents. In order to combat these rodents successfully we have to examine the reasons they are in a particular area, the access to this area and the availability of food and or water.
Ecopoise has fully trained technicians to help you in eradicating and preventing rodent infestation.
Most households at some stage will inevitably encounter an insect problem of some sort at some stage. The most common infestation in South Africa is likely to be the common garden ant (lasius niger) or the common wasp (vespula vulgaris).
These insects can sometimes become too much of a nuisance for us to share our dwelling with and Total Pest Control have methods of eradicating these insects with little or no disruption to the home.
We can also encounter the more serious insect pests such as the Cockroach (blattella germanica), that can literally take over your home or the nastier biting insects such as Bed Bugs (cimex lectularius) and Fleas (ctenocephalides felis).
An infestation of these insects requires expert treatment to completely eradicate and Ecopoise has various techniques both physical and chemical to do just that.
Crawling Insects, Flying Insects, Ants, Flies. This practice entails applying the right product at the right time to control target weeds. This is often called IPM – integrated pest management.
Weed control – combined with regular fertilization, proper mowing, and correct watering practices – will keep the grass thriving while the weeds disappear.
Weed control programs may involve both preemergent and postemergent applications to prevent spring weed emergence and in the summer to control pervasive weeds.
Contact treatments are made at peak germination periods of broadleaf weeds. The control product must contact the leaf surface of the plant to be effective.
Weed control products used by Ecopoise are tested and approved and are applied by licensed, trained professionals.
Ecopoise’s equipment is calibrated to apply the proper amount of product to eliminate weeds. To improve performance, keep children and pets off the lawn until it is dry.