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Richards Pest Control is an Australian family owned and operated company that has been servicing clients in Burleigh, Burleigh Heads and Burleigh Waters, and across the Gold Coast since 1955!

We provide a full range of pest control and termite services to homeowners and businesses across the Gold Coast. If you appreciate quality service and want the confidence you’re using a company that uses the latest technology and products, give your local pest control experts at Richards Pest Control a call.

Our Key Pest Control Services in Burleigh

Pest Control

Pest Control

Termite Inspections

Termite Inspections

Termite Treatments

Termite Treatments

General pest control treatments – the “pest spray” are the most common pest control treatment in Burleigh, although for homeowners termite inspections and termite treatments are essential. Although our general pest treatment will deal with mosts pests (and comes with a 12 month warranty!), sometimes if you have a specific pest problem a specialist pest control treatment may be necessary.

For businesses we generally provide a regular pest control service schedule tailored to the specific needs to the business. Normally for the restaurants and other food handling businesses in Burleigh, normally monthly programs are recommended.

Why Choose Richards Pest Control?

Richards Pest Control is one of the oldest pest control companies on the Gold Coast – an Australian family owned and operated company that has been providing pest control and termite services across the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales since 1955. Our longevity in the industry is due to hiring the best pest control technicians and holding true to our tagline – Old fashioned Service, Latest Technology.
  • We work closely with our clients and tailor our services to their specific needs. We provide our customers with the highest quality service and care.
  • Although experienced, all our technicians attend regular training events to ensure they keep their knowledge up to date and we provide them with the latest products and technology to deliver exceptional results.
Full Range of pest control and termite services
12 month warranty (service free period) on residential pest control treatments
Residential and commercial pest control services
Local, family owned company
Head office in Coomera – technicians across the Gold Coast
Fully licensed and insured
Enduring quality – founded in 1955!

What Our Clients Say

239 reviews on
Camille Lagana
Camille Lagana
The team at Richard's Pest Control were great to use. The booking process was prompt, Brett arrived on time and did a very thorough job. We would definitely recommend booking them.
Alicia Allport
Alicia Allport
I had a really good experience! Lee answered all of my questions and made sure I had a good understanding of the step by steps. Not only proving a good service but also educating his customers. I can’t thank you enough. I was also away, so to see the invoice in so much detail was really good! Saved me calling in when your spouse doesn’t remember the important parts ???? thank you to you and your team, amazing!
Clayton Barnard
Clayton Barnard
Great service and on time. Was very thorough with the treatment. Brett was great and paid good attention to our belongings and was very thorough with everything! Highly recommend.
Sarah Williams
Sarah Williams
Brett has done a pest spray at our house a couple of times. He always does a very thorough job and is very informative. Highly recommend Brett and Richards Pest Control!
Chris Stevenson
Chris Stevenson
Brett is fantastic. Knows what he is doing and sorts out potential issues (green ants this visit) upfront and communicates well. An absolute professional and gem!
Katrinkie G
Katrinkie G
It was my first time to use Richards Pest Control for pest treatment and termite inspection and they did not disappoint me! Brett did an amazing job and was very thorough and knowledgeable, taking time to answer all my questions and concerns. He goes above and beyond and removed the wasps nest in my garden. I will definitely use their service again for my annual pest treatment.
lynn turner
lynn turner
Brett sprayed our premises both inside and out. He is very thorough which is why we have him back every year. We highly recommend his services is polite and friendly and keeps on top of those bugs
good service~
mile sokoleski
mile sokoleski
Great service once again, timley reminder to resparay. Brett was really good took his time to explain all our questions, higley recommend ????????

Termite Inspection Burleigh

With termites active all year round in Burleigh, annual termite inspections are a must for all homeowners.

At Richards Pest Control we use always use thermal imaging cameras in all our termite inspections (we don’t charge extra!), to make sure we investigate all suspicious areas when inspecting your home for termites.

One completion we provide a comprehensive, multi-page report which will detail any termite activity, areas of termite damage and conditions on the property that may make a termite attack more likely. Complete with accompanying photographs we will also provide recommendations on how to minimise the risks of a termite attack in the future.

Termite Treatment Burleigh

With termites capable of causing significant damage in as little as 6 months in Burleigh, a termite treatment to provide long term termite protection is a smart investment. If you’re unfortunate enough to suffer a termite attack, Richards Pest Control guarantee termite elimination and our treatments provide lasting protection from termite attack.

We provide all types of termite treatment and will recommend the best termite treatment for your situation. Often the type of treatment will depend on the building construction and soil type around the property. There are two main types of termite management system – chemical treatment to the soil around and under the building or the installation of a termite baiting system around the property.

Once the system is installed, annual termite inspections remain essential to maintain any warranties and ensure that the integrity of the system is not compromised.

Key Pests in Burleigh

The three key pests in Helensvale are:

  • Termites
  • Mosquitoes & biting midges – We offer professional mosquito treatments
  • Ants – Specialised ant control and fire ant treatments

Mosquitoes and biting midges are a significant problem in Burleigh, especially in the canal area of Burleigh Waters. A range of ants cause problems in Burleigh. Apart from the common ants that invade houes, funnel ants can make a mess of lawns and now Burleigh is included in the fire ant biosecurity zone. Of course, cockroaches are always a problem and rodents are also a problem when the come inside in the cooler months looking for warmth and shelter.

5 Interesting Facts about Burleigh

Who are the traditional owners of Burleigh?

The indigenous tribe first in the area were known as the Kombumerri clan, and named the Burleigh area ‘Jellurgal’.

How did Burleigh Heads form?

The area of Burleigh Head was formed between 20 and 23 million years ago from molten lava due to numerous eruptions of Mount Warning. Flowing lava reached the shore in the area to form Burleigh headland and also nearby Point Danger.

Natural beauty

Apart from the beaches and Tallebudgera Creek, the Burleigh Head National Park is a significant spot for nature lovers. Covering 27 Ha, it encompasses a variety of habitats including rainforest, eucalypt forest, pandanus groves, tussock grassland, coastal heath, mangroves, creeks, rocky foreshore and beaches

Burleigh Tram

Burleigh is currently the southern end of the line for the G-Link (Gold Coast tram). However, work is underway to extend the line to the Gold Coast Airport.

Beaches and Surfing in Burleigh Heads

Burleigh is famous for its world class beaches and excellent surf breaks, hosting the annual Burleigh Pro surfing competition.