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  • Exterra Termite Interception & baiting system
  • TERM-seal termite management systems
  • Waterproofing solutions
  • TermX replenishment system
  • Impel pole rods


  • All termite & pest control
  • Ants
  • Cockroaches
  • Spiders
  • Rodents - rats, mice and white tails
  • Fleas
  • Ticks
  • Asian honey bees
  • Bed bugs
  • Bird lice & proofing
  • Flies
  • Mosquitoes
  • Paper wasps
  • Silverfish
  • Termites
  • Termite baiting systems
  • Termite & timber pest management, reports & treatments
  • Pre-purchase inspections & reports
  • Pre & post construction building protection
  • Borer control
  • Fungal decay (dry rot)
  • Pole treatments
  • Termite reticulation systems
  • Termite foaming & dusting

Ways to Pay

  • AmexAmex
  • CashCash
  • ChequeCheque
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  • Queensland Pest Management Technician Licence PMTO-10241
  • QBCC Licence 76646
  • Firearms Licence 10042563-03 Category A B
  • White Card 0288891
  • Work Place Health and Safety Certificate WP 1591564
  • TERM-seal Accreditation No. 34
  • Exterra Termite Interception and Baiting
  • TermX Termite Replenishment
  • ABN 52 711 420 364


  • Termite inspections & treatments
  • Termite baiting
  • Pre-construction termite protection
  • Post construction termite protection
  • Termite foaming
  • Pole treatments
  • Mosquito misting
  • Bed bugs
  • Bird proofing

About Adept Integrated Pest Solutions

Who is Adept Integrated Pest Solutions? We have been providing pest management service in the Cairns region for over 30

Who is Adept Integrated Pest Solutions? We have been providing pest management service in the Cairns region for over 30 years and were originally know as AD Pest Control. We provide all facets of pest management.

The company services metropolitan Cairns and the greater Cairns area which includes Innisfail to Port Douglas and Tablelands providing the residential and commercial sectors with termite and general pest management.
Our office is situated on the Northern Beach’s and dedicates a full time technician to Port Douglas and Mossman

Our Business Name - The name Adept Integrated Pest Solutions was chosen to assure current and prospective clients that we are proficient at our work and that our approach to pest management embraces the new paradigm in pest management where the judicious application of various control agents, devices and technology in controlled situations result in the best outcome with regards to our clients, the public and the environment.
This approach we believe sets us apart from other pest companies.

The owner - My name is Dixie Chappelow and I am the owner of Adept Integrated Pest Solutions and I am the person that you will find knocking at your door when you have called Adept to carry out a pest service at your property.
I entered the pest industry when I purchased AD Pest Control in October 1994.

Why us? Meeting Customer Need. We can meet the needs of our clients by delivering quality work and products used, an eye to detail, a prompt and courteous service, education, after service support and respect. With our experience and local knowledge each service is tailored individually for each client and is performed in accordance with industry codes of practice and regulations. Short cuts are not an option.

We firmly believe that we are the pest problem solvers and to ensure that we keep ahead of the other pest control providers, we are continually being educated to keep abreast with the current standards and changes within the industry, new products as well as refresher courses on current pest management procedures and systems. Not all pest problems are the same. Thinking outside the square is a specialty

Mission Statement: To consistently provide reputable, comprehensive treatments and ensure that we observe the highest standards in our work with due care and diligence with respect to the safety of our clients, the environment and our staff.

Philosophy. Our philosophy at Adept Integrated Pest Solutions is: "Premium Quality Pest Management does not have a budget fee... Yet no-one ever regretted investing in quality"

Business Success. We believe our clients and competitors see the company as progressive, professional, willing to accept new challenges and ideas and generally held in high regard.

Evidence for Success. Adept Integrated Pest Solutions enjoys acceptance by the public and the pest industry that we are recognised as a company that performs quality work, has a professional attitude, utilities the best and most effective products and has a good client/customer relationship. We have good market share of general pest management for residential, commercial and marine due to our diligence in supplying quality work at a reasonable cost, after sales service and advice.

Adept Integrated Pest Solutions is well known for the quality of our termite work, the variety of termite management procedures and applications we can utilise and unsurpassed knowledge in the field of termites and their management.

Uniqueness. We can offer our clients all that is necessary to treat any of their pest problems, utilizing the latest innovations and methods in pest management as well as employing tried and proven techniques and products.
A small company that can compete against the larger ones and still be able to supply a superior service.

We honour all Free Service Periods and product warranties.

Skills and Experience. We have the accreditation, skills, knowledge and experience necessary to perform all of the services offered. Technicians are continually being educated to keep abreast with the current standards and changes within the industry as well as refresher courses on current licenses, control agents and pest management systems.

Our approach to pest management. This involves an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to all work performed, using the latest technology, chemical and non-chemical products, skills and knowledge, and with the prudent use of pesticides. We also aim to educate the client as to the best means of eliminating conditions that are attracting the particular pest.

Guarantees. A free service period is provided with our work. This free service period will be given after consideration on the type of service provided and any specific treatment limitations expressed by the client or structural or environmental condition that may be encountered?

After Sales Service. On notification, we will provide remedial treatment as may be required during the Free Service Period. We also provide to our clients free of charge an on site evaluation and advice concerning structural or other changes that may render our treatment ineffective. At the end of the Free Service Period the client is informed of the necessity for the need to retreat.

Customer feedback. We welcome feedback and constructive criticism so that we can ensure we continue providing the service we do.