Killem Pest Control Methods

What Pest Control Treatment Methods Can You Use To Eradicate Pests?

In our last post, we discussed a little bit on the different Pest Control treatments that Killem Pest has to offer. But what are the treatment methods used, to ensure that these pesky pests stay away from our personal spaces?

Treatment methods vary for different pests, for example, the ways used to eradicate mosquitoes are very different, when compared to those methods that help get rid of termites.  Years of experience have allowed us to fine tune and provide you with the most effective service!

Mosquito Treatment

Mosquito Treatment is separated into 2 areas. The first targets the larvae population, and the second targets adult mosquitoes. Treatment can be carried out via:

Larviciding

Larviciding is when there is an application of insecticide, which is specifically targeted at the larval stage of the mosquito.  A thorough inspection for any potential breeding ground will be conducted before we carry out the larviciding treatment, and this will help to control the population, thus preventing the larvae from reaching the adult stage.

Mosquito Larviciding

Thermal Fogging

Thermal Fogging is the application of insecticide through water droplets in a highly visible fog to target adult mosquitoes. It is preferable, to fog at a time when mosquitoes are most active in order to get the best results, as thermal fogging only kills adult mosquitoes which are there at that time.

Mosquito Fogging

Misting

Misting applies the insecticide, by covering a large surface area, using a highly efficient motor blower with strong pressure. This creates a barrier of protection, with a long residual and rapid knockdown effect. It is odourless and has low acute mammalian toxicity.

Mosquito Misting

If you need further information or would like to contact Killem to help you control Mosquito problems, please visit our Mosquito Control page

 

Termite Treatment 

Baiting

Termite baiting is a fuss free treatment, where baits are placed in strategic locations, to target the worker termites. These worker termites will then bring the bait back to their colony, where it will be shared with the rest of the colony.

Termite Baiting

Dusting

Dusting treatment is the application of powder to termite trails. These powder particles will be passed on to other termites and taken back to the nest.

Soil Treatment

Normal Soil Treatment is when chemicals are applied to pre-treat the soil for the protection of buildings against subterranean termites.

Rodding is when the external perimeter of the building blocks is treated with termiticide solution. An injector is inserted into the landscape soil near the unit structure wall.

Corrective soil treatment is when a number of holes are drilled into the perimeter of the building, right through the concrete slab, if the building perimeter is cemented or tiled. Termiticide will be injected through these holes, and then sealed up with waterproofed concrete.

To find out more or request our services, visit our Termites Treatment page

 

General Pest Treatment 

For rodents, there will be an inspection within the premises for infestation, before baiting stations or traps are installed.

For other pests such as cockroaches and flies, all potential breeding and harbourage areas will be sprayed with insecticidal chemicals to the internal and external locations that are likely to be infested.

We are confident that with our extensive experience in urban pest management, we will be able to deliver the best service for any type of pest concern.

A Killem pest Control Officer and his van

What Pest Control Services and Procedures are available from Killem?

With unwanted animals and bothersome insects interfering with daily activities and damaging our personal property, we find ourselves thinking of Pest Control. But, what is Pest Control exactly?

Effective Pest Control is a process of exterminating an extensive range of vectors and unwanted insects, through specific ways and methods, from spaces that we occupy on a daily basis. These spaces include our homes, offices, schools, shopping centres, and local dining areas. These pests are nuisances, and pose a significant health hazard to us and our loved ones.

In our warm and humid climate, Singapore provides a common breeding ground for pests such as Mosquitoes, Rodents, Common Ants, Cockroaches and Flies. These vectors are prevalent in our community, and find their way into our homes from places such as bin chutes, drains and local hawker centres.

Although, there are some home remedies and DIY solutions that might be able to get rid of these pests temporarily, a long term solution for your recurring vector problems, would be to engage a professional pest company.

Pest control is broadly split into three main areas: mosquito control, general pest control, soil treatment and anti-termite prevention.

Mosquito Control

Mosquitos are the most dangerous of pests as they are carriers of diseases such as dengue fever and the Zika virus. Some techniques used to eliminate mosquitoes include fogging, misting and spraying.

General Pest Control

This area of pest control includes control and prevention of flies, snakes, bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, bees, wasps. Appropriate treatments depend on the pests, for example spraying can be used to prevent and eliminate ants, cockroaches and bed bugs.

Soil Treatment and Anti-Termite Prevention

Termites are the most economically destructive pests as they can cause severe structural damage. Treatments include soil treatment, corrective treatment, rodding and anti-termite baiting.

You can find out more about termite prevention methods via our Termite Control Services page

At Killem Pest, we use the latest and most efficient technology to combat pest infestations, such as Larvasonic to eradicate mosquito breeding and electronic rodent traps to notify us when rodents are caught.  Our office staff are trained to answer any questions you might have and to advise you on the most effective treatment.

Killem Pest Control Officer Spraying

In addition to our advanced technology and the professionalism of our staff, Killem Pest has also partnered with trusted companies, to ensure that the chemicals we use in our pest treatment, have been approved to international standards and are not generic. These chemicals also contain low mammalian toxicity, and are also extremely environmentally friendly Visit our pest control equipment and technology page, for more insight.

Join us in our next post, as we explain more about the different treatment methods we use to eradicate pests from our daily lives!

When All Else Fails, Killem Prevails

The Killem Blog: Providing Pest Control Information & Insights for our Industry

Welcome to Killem’s blog!

Through our blog, we want to keep you informed of what is happening in the industry, useful tips and tricks to prevent pest infestations, what you should expect from your pest control provider, important health and safety points etc…

Before we start divulging the secrets of the industry, we would first like to introduce you to Killem Pest. We are one of the oldest and largest pest control companies in Singapore, with a headcount of nearly 150 people and a fleet of over 50 vehicles. Since starting operations in 1993, Killem has grown into a household name in Singapore, with our green vehicles easily recognised on the roads.

Pest control in Singapore is fortunate to have the full and committed support of various government departments and agencies. Our staff are licensed and certified with the National Environment Agency (NEA) pursuant to the Control of Vectors and Pesticides Act 1998. We take the health and safety of our customers and Pest Control Operators very seriously and ensure that the methods and chemicals we use comply with international standards. It is therefore important to use a pest control provider that adheres to these minimum requirements.

To ensure that we are kept abreast of what is happening in the industry, we are also members of the Singapore Pest Management Association (SPMA) and British Pest Control Association (BPCA).

Our accreditations also include  ISO 14001 : 2008 – Provision of Pest Control Services, ISO 9001 : 2008 – Pest Control & Soil Treatment and OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series. Killem Pest also has the honour of being the first pest control company to be awarded Level 5 (MW04 L5) under the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).

Despite our qualifications and accreditations, we let our track record speak for itself. Over the years, we have built a strong client base of government, commercial and residential clients. We have carried out services at schools, universities, restaurants and other food and beverage outlets, construction sites, condominiums, shopping centres, office buildings, factories, warehouses, apartments, landed residential homes etc…

For more information on how Killem Pest can meet for your pest control requirements, visit our page at http://killem.com.sg/our-expertise/why-killem

Stay tuned to our next post, which will be introducing the different areas of pest control!