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Pest Control Helensvale
07 5533 9512
Richards Pest Control is an Australian family owned and operated company that has been servicing clients in Helensvale since 1955, indeed our head office is in nearby Coomera!
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 Helensvale
General pest control treatments, termite inspections and termite treatments are the main pest control services for homeowners in Helensvale. 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.
Why Choose Richards Pest Control?
- 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.
What Our Clients Say
Termite Inspection Helensvale
At Richards Pest Control we use thermal imaging cameras with all our termite inspections, to make sure we leave no stone unturned when inspecting your home for termites.
You will receive 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.
With termites capable of causing significant damage in as little as 6 months, annual termite inspections are essential for homeowners in Helensvale. We will provide annual reminders so you don’t forget!
Termite Treatment Helensvale
Richards Pest Control guarantee termite elimination and our treatments provide lasting protection from termite attack.
There are two types of termite management system or termite treatment that provides long lasting protection for buildings: insecticide applied to the soil around and under the building or the installation of a termite baiting system around the property.
The best system for your situation largely depends on the building’s construction and soil type on the property. Once the system is installed, it remains essential to conduct annual termite inspections to maintain any warranties and ensure that the integrity of the system is not compromised.
Key Pests in Helensvale
Although termites are the number one threat to homeowners, the other key pests in Helensvale include:
- Spiders – Spider control treatments
- Mosquitoes – We offer professional mosquito treatments
- Ants – Specialised ant control and fire ant treatments
Spiders tend to pose a challenge in the warmer months, particularly following a wet winter. Mosquitoes and biting midges are a significant problem in Helensvale with the rivers and Coombabah Wetlands which have significant mangrove swaps. A range of ants cause problems in Helensvale and it is now in the middle of the fire ant biosecurity zone. Rodents are also a problem when the come inside in the cooler months looking for warmth and shelter.
5 Interesting Facts about Helensvale
Where did the Helensvale name come from?
It is believed the name was derived from the name given to a local sugar plantation. Helena was the name of the youngest daughter of the White family who owned a sugar plantation in the area in the 1870s.
Helensvale is located in close proximity to popular theme parks – on the opposite site of the highway to Movie World and Wet n Wild, and to the south of Commera which hosts Dreamworld and WhiteWater World.
Although Helensvale has significant urban areas it has large areas of natural beauty, including the Coomera River, Saltwater Creek and Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area. Although these areas are great for recreative and flora and fauna, they also make the area idea for pests, especially mosquitoes and biting midges!
On the northern end of the Gold Coast, Helensvale is known for its large shopping centre – Westfield Helensvale.
Apart from sitting on the M1 motorway, Helensvale is also on the main rail track to Brisbane, which links up with the light rail which services the suburbs along the coastal areas of the Gold Coast.