Pest Files



Termites are often called the “silent destroyer” because they may be secretly hiding and thriving in your basement or yard without any immediate signs of damage. While each termite species thrives in different climates and eats different types of food, all termites require four things to survive — food, moisture, shelter and optimal temperature. Unfortunately, all homes, regardless of their construction type, can provide these ideal conditions for termite infestation.

Termites are detrivores, or detritus feeders. They feed on dead plants and trees as well as dead parts of living trees, including wood and wood in the soil. A termite’s mouth is capable of tearing large pieces of food. This ability is what causes concern in human dwellings: while termites only measure approximately one centimeter in length, their feeding habits are capable of causing costly damage to property. House foundations, furniture, shelves, books, carpets and insulation are all possible feeding sites for termites.

    Common Type of termite :
  • 1.Subterranean termite
  • 2.Dampwood termites
  • 3.Drywood termites
  • 4.Winged termites
  • 5.Swarmers / winged termite

Common Ants

Ants are social insects found in practically every environment. Ants can infest food especially sugar, syrup. Some ants bite and sting causing red welts on sensitive skin.

Ants spend most of their time searching for food to feed the queen (ants).

The ants communicate with other ants in the nest once they found the food source.

Effective control against ants

  • Residual spraying without staining surfaces.
  • Ants Gel Bait.


For most people, a cockroach is the most disgusting pest cockroaches are dirty and carry disease that can affect human. These creepy crawling creature contaminate everything they touch!

Cockroaches are often found in those dark corners, dustbins, rubbish heaps, food larders and even in your cupboard. whenever cockroach infestation occurs, an unpleasant odour may develop.

Treatment method

  • Residual insecticide spraying will be carried out at the targeted area such as washrooms, drainage, septic tanks and rubbish dump area around the premises.
  • The insecticide will not stain and the spray deposit will normally invisible due to the low application rate.
  • Cockroach baiting

Gel baits are used mainly at sensitive area such as restaurants, kitchens, storage and food processing areas. Skill Pest uses gel baits which have high moisture that attract the cockroaches.

Type of Cockroaches

  • Blattella Germanica - German cockroach
  • Periplaneta Americana - American cockroach
  • Periplaneta Australasiae - Australian cockroach
  • Periplaneta Fuliginosa - Smoky-brown cockroach
  • Blatta Orientalis - Oriental cockroach
  • Supella Longipalpa - Brown-banded cockroach
  • Blabenus Craniifer - Giant-death head


Mosquitoes are irritating biting pests that feed on human blood and spread dangerous diseases such as dengue fever, malaria and several forms of encephalitis.

Most mosquitoes fly during the evening hours and spraying is most effective by using a thermal fogging machine (smoke) or a motor blower fogging machine (mist)

Larvicides can be applied to ponds, stagnant drains and large areas of stagnant water to prevent mosquito larvae from becoming adult insects.

Types of mosquitos

  • Aedes Aegypti (Linnaeus)
  • Yellow Fever Mosquito
  • Culex Quinquefasciatus (Say)
  • Tropical House Mosquito
  • Anopheles stephensi (Liston)
  • Malaria Mosquito

Rat / Rodents

Rats take advantages of our food shelters, multiply in population and attempt to co-exist with us in our homes, offices, food preparations areas and storage facilities. They contaminate food with their droppings and urine. They are responsible for transmitting diseases directly to humans and animals. Rats, known for their strong front teeth, can gnaw through wood, insulation and wires. By gnawing on electrical devices, they can even start a fire and destroy your property!

Type of rat

  • Norway rat
  • Roof rat
  • House Mouse


Flies spread human and animals dieses because of their frequent habit of seeking out garbage or animals manures as breeding ground and of moving about over a large variety of food materials.

Fleas and ticks

Fleas and ticks bite and cause painful swellings. They are parasite feeding on blood-your pets or yours.

Hornet and wasps

Hornets and wasps cause very painful sting which may be fatal when allergy occurs.

Moth and silverfish

Moth and silverfish attack and damage clothes, books, upholstery, curtain and wall papers.

Bed Bugs

known scientifically as Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae) are small wingless insects that feed by hematophagy - exclusively on the blood of warm blooded-animals.


Bed bugs preferred habitat in human homes, sofas, bed mattresses and other soft furnishings. 


Most bed bugs feed on their hosts while they are asleep. The host supplies them with blood in a painless way, never knowing it is happening.


Appears when seen close up they may have a white, deep brown or burnt orange color. Just after molting most of bed bugs are plain white. When bed bugs have had their feed, a dark red or black blob may be observed within their body. They will instinctively seek shelter in dark cracks and crevices when disturbed.

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