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Pest Control Glossary

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Soil Sterilant: a chemical which oppresses growth of plants
and animals within soil/dirt. The effectiveness and duration varies by chemical
employed, some sterilizations are temporary whereas some are permanent.

Solution: a mixture of one or more chemicals and/or
substances in another which allows for all ingredients to be completely
dissolved

Species: A group of individuals with similar build and a
capability of interbreed to produce fertile offspring.

Spot Treatment: applying a chemical/insecticide etc. to a
specific area

Spore: the reproductive organ which develops certain
bacterium and fungi that are strongly resistant to environmental influences but
become active under suitable conditions

Stomach Poisons: a series of poisons which are only lethal
if ingested by a bird, insect or rodent

Surfactant: A chemical which promotes the emulsification,
dispersion, spread and wetting properties of a pesticide/insecticide product

Suspension: solid particles which have been finely divided
within a liquid

Synergists: Materials/chemicals which can be used alongside
another active ingredient to enhance
the activity of a pesticide/insecticide

Systematic Insecticide: an insecticide which is applied and
absorbed by plant sap, this then exterminates any insects feeding on the plant
or residing inside it

"We first used A1 Pest Control a few years ago when we noticed a few termites under a wine barrell in the rear yard of our home. We asked A1 Pest Control Sydney to pay us a visit to have a thorough termite inspection of our home. Bruce and his crew were on time, and very well presented. They explained how they would get rid of the termite infestation using a low toxic method and how their Thermal cameras worked, It worked very well and now we can sleep at night!"
Gary and Carol Harman
"We have been using Bruce form A1 Pest Control for over 4 years now. We bought our new house on the Hills Area, and moved in. our neighbours had problem with rodents and spiders so they are using A1 next door. I asked them if they could come over and treat our house too, as i didn't want to chase pest around our home. The service was not only effective, but carried out without any smelly fumes that we have experienced in our last house. They solved problem next door and I haven't seen a bug since."
Melissa Topper
"A1 Pest Control exterminators where great! I'm very happy to say that they solved a bed bug problem that I had after we had visitors from overseas visit us. I would recommend A1 Pest Control to anyone needing a safe and effective treatment of bed bugs"
Amanda Wu
"Bruce solved our commercial pest control problem in Castle Hill. Cockroaches were throughout our factory and they were completely gone after two visits from his exterminators. Just seeing one cockroach can lose us clients. I know now everyhing is ok, and our reputation is intact"
Raj Beri, Europa International
"Bruce from A1 Help us get rid of a bad spider infestation that have been troubling us for a while. It was done with low toxic spray and his crew even game me some cockroach and ant baits to get rid of them. I have recommended A1 to all my friends and family"
Carmel Thomas
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