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Types of termites

Termites are considered the most destructive pests in the world. Every year, many buildings are attacked by termites, causing serious economic losses. Learn about the common species of termites in Hong Kong and their role in the population, including the earth termites and drywood termites.

Common fly species

Flies are very common pests in residential or commercial settings. Different fly species have different living habits and life cycles. Learn about the habits and seasonal characteristics of various flies. Please call for enquiries.

Mosquito species

Mosquitoes are known to transmit dengue fever, malaria and other insect-borne diseases. Learn more about the life cycle and living habits of these common blood-sucking creatures in Hong Kong. Get information on common mosquito species in Hong Kong, including Anopheles, Aedes aegypti and sputum banks.

Moth species

Learn about the living habits of common moth species in Hong Kong, including Indian grain borer, rice moth, pink-spotted moth, and wheat moth. Unlike other pests, moths do not pose a threat to human health. However, most moths in Hong Kong are considered pests because their larvae can damage clothing, fabrics, fur, and storage.

Common species of ants

Don't let ants take over your kitchen! Please do not hesitate to call Rentokil Initial Hong Kong Pest Control Service Hotline or contact us online to learn more about Rentokil Initial Hong Kong Ant Control Solutions.

Species of bees, wasps and bumblebees

There are hundreds of bees in the world. However, only a small number of bees in Hong Kong are called pests, and some bees do not bite humans. Some species, like bees, are actually very beneficial to our ecosystem. Knowing the habits, life cycle, and shape of bees can help us identify bee species and choose the best bee control methods for your home and business.

Common types of cockroaches

There are more than 4,000 species of cockroaches in the world, but only 40 of them are pests, the rest are beneficial to the natural environment. In Hong Kong, both the German cockroach and the American cockroach are very common. Learning more about the life cycle and habits of cockroaches can help you develop the most effective cockroach control programs. Discover the habits and common sense of common types of cockroaches in Hong Kong, including cockroach, German cockroach and American cockroach.

Common flea and tick species

There are many types of fleas and ticks in Hong Kong. Learn the difference between cat fleas and dog ticks. Fleas and ticks are very common pests in the home, and if you have pets in your home, you are more likely to have fleas. Even if you don't have pets yourself, you may still have a meeting or tick problem if the previous owner of the house had pets. Fleas and ticks feed on the blood of their hosts, so they are likely to be introduced into the home through pets. Fleas may also host other mammals.

Types of common storage pests

Storage pests can not only damage food and production materials, they can also contaminate products and make them unusable. Understanding the profile and life cycle of storage pests can help us find the most suitable and effective pest control solution for your home.

Mouse species

Learn more about common mouse species in Hong Kong such as the Rattus norvegicus and the yellow-breasted mouse. There are two main types of rats in Hong Kong that infest humans. Rattus norvegicus (common rat) and yellow-breasted rat (sewer rat) are common in both private residences and commercial establishments. Where to find house mice? Small and highly adaptable, house mice require very little food and space, so they can survive in almost any environment.

Common types of house mice

At Rentokil Initial Hong Kong, we offer a variety of tailor-made rodent control solutions to provide you with the best mouse control and protection.

Common birds in Hong Kong

Although most birds are harmless to the natural environment, they transmit more than 60 diseases, such as salmonellosis, encephalitis and cryptococcosis. In addition to endangering human health, birds can also endanger your business. The key to getting rid of bird infestation is to detect and prevent it as soon as possible, and let professional pest control service providers provide effective solutions.

Wood borer species

Common knowledge and habits of common wood borer (wood borer weevil, mealyfish) species (including longhorn beetle, mealyfish, pinhole borer and kitten beetle) in Hong Kong. "Wood borer" includes a variety of wood-boring beetles, some with nice names such as screw borer, kitten borer, stag borer, and pinhole borer. But no matter what they are called, they will not be popular.

Common spider species

There are 35,000 known spider species in the world, but only a fraction of them are dangerous, of which 27 can kill people. Spiders rarely bite, but black widows and recluse brown spiders are more dangerous. Most spider bites are mild to humans, but some require medical attention.

Snake control service

Snakes are not common in Hong Kong unless your garden or open area is near a very secluded area. In most cases, snakes are likely just passing by your garden. Check the following common signs to tell if you have a snake in your home: Snake molt - Snakes shed their aging skin about 6 times a year. This process is also known as molting meandering crawl marks - can be seen on slightly dirty or sandy ground, especially in concealed open areas

How to prevent rodent infestation

Rat control is very important to prevent rodent-borne diseases. Nearly a dozen diseases are directly related to mice, and leptospirosis, which was once prevalent in Hong Kong, is also transmitted by mice. In addition, mice may also carry secondary pests such as fleas, mites, and ticks on their fur. Rats are very viable, and if they get into your home or business, they can spread disease, cause serious damage and contaminate food.

How to prevent ants

If you are concerned about possible ant infestation, there are some proactive ant prevention measures you can take. Here are some tips to help you prevent ants and keep your infestation away.

Identify termites

Termites are very small and about the size of ants, which often leads to confusion. In fact, discerning the differences between these two pests is the starting point for identifying termites.

Other crawling insects

Learn about the characteristics of reptiles including (centipedes / millipedes / coccidia), the losses caused by bacterial transmission, and how Rentokil Initial can help solve the problem of crawling pests, call us for enquiries.

Common Fabric Beetle Species

Find facts and habits of the common types of fabric beetle species found in Hong Kong, including the Fur Beetle, Leather Beetle and Varied Carpet Beetle.

How To Identify Silverfish

Find out more about the behaviour and biology of silverfish, as well as their appearance and lifecycle.

Bed Bug Species

Want to learn more about the common bed bug? Find detailed scientific information about the bed bug (Cimex lectularius).