Midge Removal Gold Coast​

​With the warmer months and the increase in humidity is causing an increase in numbers of midges on the Gold Coast and are now proving to be more than a nuisance, with severe, persistent itching from midge bites, that often result in open sores as we seek to relive the itching. If you’re look for treatments on midge removal Gold Coast, Control Pest Management can help with our expert pest control technicians.

Midges Gold Coast

Despite their small size midges can be one of the hardest pests to avoid during the warmer months. Midges are active at dusk or dawn and will congregate in areas that are relatively still and without wind disturbance as well as being attracted by light.

Like mosquitos, midges have a nasty bite and if you have even walked into a swam of them you will know about it. Usually the bites cause an itchy welt on the skin and in rare cases sores may become infected putting our health at risk and piling up the medical bills. Fortunately, midges do not transmit disease to humans in Australia.

Your family doctor will be able to advise you on the suitability of insect repellents for short and long term use by members of your family ,and of course mosquito coils have some impact on midges. For the most effective chemical control of midges you will require the services of a licensed pest control expert such as Control Pest Management.

Midge removal treatment

Midge Treatment Options

As well as taking care of midge locations our experts will apply residual pesticide, only available to Licensed Contractors, in the yard around your house using the barriers or harbourage method.

This treatment can reduce midge numbers for up to six weeks though not totally eliminate the pest. The pesticide is applied to house walls and screens, fences, shrubs and other foliage.

  • Midges do not breed in the grass, trees or in soil or sand in the garden; they only harbour in these areas.
  • They are not known to be vectors of any human disease in Australia.
  • Only the female bites: she needs a blood meal to fertilize her eggs.
  • Generation time (egg to adult) is probably no less than eight weeks.
  • The adults are about 2 millimetres long, much smaller than the mosquito
  • Biting midge numbers increase around the time of the full and new moons.

There is no need to suffer one day longer from those annoying midges when you can get Control Pest Management to manage your midges today.

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