How to get rid of Mice this winter

The house mouse is the most common rodent pest in most parts of the world. Mice are social animal that lives in large communities.( so if you saw one there are more around). They can breed rapidly and adapt quickly to changing conditions. Mice can start breeding at 6 to 10 weeks of age and […]

Ron’s tips to be rid of the “roach”

  One of the most common household pests to become more active in the spring is the cockroach. The cockroach’s reputation for being “dirty” may well be justified. They are carriers of allergens that spread to us and our homes via their waste and decomposing bodies which become part of household dust. So yes, they’re […]

Cauliflower and Pumpkin Salad

1 x head cauliflower cut in florets 1 whole pumpkin or butternut peeled and cut in cubes or wedges 2 x medium red onion – cut in wedges 1 cup Tahini 1 tsp za’atar handful of roasted pine nuts In a bowl toss the cauliflower, pumpkin and red onion with a dash of olive oil, salt and […]


  Hover flies are true flies, but they look like small bees or wasps. They are the helicopters of the insect world, often seen hovering in the air, darting a short distance, and then hovering again. These  insects are valuable tools in the fight against aphids, thrips, scale insects and caterpillars. Some people mistake hover […]

Tips on dealing with European Wasps this Summer

An SOS Pest Control Trained Professional next to a huge Wasps nest in a residential roof European Wasps are black and yellow and often people confuse them with bees. The European wasp is particularly a nuisance in Australia. As they love fruit and meat, they are sure to ruin those warm fun, sunny days outdoors […]

Ratproof your home

How to Rat-Proof your Home This Winter Have you ever had a run-in with a rat in your home? If you’ve ever seen a rat or mouse running in your kitchen, pantry – or worse, your bedroom – you’ll know how awful and terrifying it can be. And if it happens in front of guests? […]

Ron & Candys’ Decadent Hot Chocolate Recipe

This European-style hot chocolate is thick, decadent, and insanely chocolaty – perfect for a cozy winter evening. Makes 2-3 servings Ingredients 1½ cups (360ml) milk ½ cup (120ml) heavy cream 110g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 50g milk chocolate, coarsely chopped ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon of smooth peanut butter (optional) Method In a saucepan, […]