Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

Most of us are aware of the growing concern of dengue, both in Singapore and globally. New mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika are also emerging, leading health agencies to actively educate the public in prevention and elimination of mosquito breeding sites. Mosquitoes are disease vectors, transmitting viruses from person to person through blood. In fact,… Read More »

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Tips on choosing a pest control vendor in Singapore

Tips on choosing a pest control vendor in Singapore

Section 1: Brand Reputation The pest management industry in Singapore has close to 300 companies, but a large percentage (~70-80%) of these companies are small operations where the owner is also the technician, accountant, salesperson.. you get the idea. A few key questions to consider when googling up a few options: What are people saying… Read More »

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Door Seals and Their Uses

Door Seals and Their Uses

As the saying goes, prevention is always better than cure. Indeed, nothing could be closer to the truth when it comes to pest management. The most effective strategy is to prevent pests from entering your premises in the first place. One potential entry point for pests is through openings under doors, or between the door… Read More »

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Integrated Pest Management – The Essential Approach for Your Pest Problems

Integrated Pest Management – The Essential Approach for Your Pest Problems

With increasing resistance of insects to existing pesticides, and growing concerns for the environment, conventional pest control methods are largely becoming obsolete. More pest management companies are combining different methods and strategies, coming up with comprehensive solutions for pest control and eradication. Integrated Pest Management – What is it and Why is it Needed?...

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Feature pest: Management of Lizards in Pharmaceutical Industries

Feature pest: Management of Lizards in Pharmaceutical Industries

Common House Lizard, Hemidactylus frenatus Also known as: Asian house gecko or Pacific house gecko The common house lizard, Hemidactylus frenatus, has a triangular head, and large eyes without eyelids. The common house lizard is one of the most frequently-encountered vertebrate in our homes and workplaces. This little creature, native to Asia, is mostly found… Read More »

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ORIGIN Conducts Photo Shoot for New Website!

ORIGIN Conducts Photo Shoot for New Website!

ORIGIN has recently revamped its website! Our new website is not only more informative and user-friendly, it also has a personal touch! Our in-house photographer, Lawrence, did a photo shoot of our staff and ORIGINators in action. Here are some snapshots of what we did: Our ORIGINator Zaharudin conducting ant inspections in a restaurant’s kitchen… Read More »

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Dengue Cases in Singapore Continue to Rise

Dengue Cases in Singapore Continue to Rise

In an article yesterday, The Straits Times  reported that the number of dengue cases has been rising since the start of the year, and might continue to. SINGAPORE – Dengue cases last week rose slightly to 247, marking the fourth straight week the figure has been on the up. According to the latest figures on… Read More »

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Do You Know What’s Bugging You?

Do You Know What’s Bugging You?

Trapping and eradicating pests is of utmost importance in sensitive environments such as labs and F&B outlets, where a clean space is critical. However, beyond trapping, consistent  monitoring and analysis is equally important. Monitoring pest species, activity and frequency is essential to tackle the infestation at its root. How? Through the use of monitoring stations! If you are… Read...

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Latest Updates on Zika

Latest Updates on Zika

A month has passed since news of the first-locally transmitted Zika cases in Singapore. Since then, commendable efforts have been taken by mall and facilities managers, restaurants, hotels, offices and individuals, who have increased mosquito management services at their premises to protect their employees, colleagues, and loved ones. How successful have these efforts been? What… Read More...

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ORIGIN Reaches Out to F&B Owners through Restaurant Association of Singapore

ORIGIN Reaches Out to F&B Owners through Restaurant Association of Singapore

ORIGIN was proud to be initiated as a member of the Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS) on 26 July, during the Pleasures Networking Event. With issues of rodent infestations rising and Zika scares, there is an urgent need to safeguard premises against pests and ensure preventive measures are taken, especially at critical areas such as… Read More »

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You Bug them Before the Tiny Bed Bugs Bother You

You Bug them Before the Tiny Bed Bugs Bother You

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night with itchy skin or red blisters? Have you ever been disturbed in your sleep by small pricks at different parts of your body at night? Have you ever wondered where from a particular allergic skin reaction has set in all of a sudden?You take… Read More »

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