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Mosquitoes & Midges Pest Control

Honestly the best guys in Pest Control

Half past 4 in the arvo, sizzlin’ a steak on the barbie, and next minute your dancing what looks like an Irish River dance, swattin’ Mozzies left, right and centre!

With a leg slap, arm slap, thong shuffle jump and slide – someone pass the bagpipes, or better yet the bugspray before I burn me steak!  

Mosquitos and Midges can be a real nuisance here in Queensland. Keeping you awake at night with high pitched buzzing while you’re trying to go to sleep. Only to leave you covered in itchy bites that bother you for hours. On top of being a major annoyance, mosquitos are carriers of some of humanity’s most deadly illnesses.

For the best service and solutions in Midges and Mosquito control – call the team at Fedpest! 1800 647 996

3 Signs you have a Mosquito problem


1 . Buzzing at night

Mosquitoes often make that annoying high pitched buzzing sound, that can keep you awake at night. There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, anticipating awful itchy bites all over.



2 . Bites

Mosquito bites are an obvious giveaway that you’ve got unwanted guests. From mildly irritating to intense reactions with swelling. It’s actually only female mosquitoes that bite humans, the male mosquitoes feed off sweet things like nectar.


3 . Larvae in still water

Adult Mosquitoes are attracted to still standing water including water trays from house plants and water bowls, ponds, or drains and this is where mosquitoes choose to they lay their eggs.




Frequently Asked Questions

Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide we exhale. Body heat also helps mosquitoes find you as they can sense heat and love to nest in warm conditions. Blood type can have a lot to do with how appealing a person is to mosquitoes with a study done in 2004 revealing people with type O blood being 83 percent more likely to attract mosquitoes. Dark clothing, perfume and scents are also said to attract mosquitoes. 

When a mosquito bites a person’s skin, our bodies recognise the mosquito’s saliva as a foreign substance. Mosquito bites itch and swell because of the body’s histamine response causing an immune system response of which the purpose is to flush out the intruder.

Although not common, some people have an allergy to Mosquito bits and can suffer nausea, vomiting, hives, wheezing, and swelling around the lips and mouth. People that may have an allergic reaction to mosquito bites should seek medical help immediately as they can experience fever, asthma, and anaphylactic shock.

Keep doors, windows, flyscreens closed. Get rid of any standing water near your house. Stay inside during dusk and dawn hours of the day. Use mosquito repellant, and citronella candles.

Mozzies carry many harmful diseases that may be passed on to people through mosquito bites. In Australia some of these include Murray Valley encephalitis virus, Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus and Dengue virus.

Currently, all cases of Zika virus diagnosed in Australia were caught overseas.

The three most common symptoms of mosquito-borne illnesses are: Fever, Fatigue and Headache. If you’ve been recently bitten and are suffering any of these 3 symptoms, visit your doctor even if the mosquito bite has healed.

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