Category Archives: Flea Control

Bees, wasps and hornets

What are bees, wasps and hornets? Bees are fuzzy, flying insects with yellow and black stripes. There are two types of bees common in Ontario: the honeybee and the bumblebee. Wasps and hornets have similar hairless bodies. The major difference between wasp and hornets is size and colour. Wasps are about one third inch (one centimeter) to one inch (two and one-half centimeters) long. Hornets are larger. Wasps have black and yellow rings, while hornets have black and white rings. Bees are beneficial to humans Read More +

Fleas — not just a nuisance to your dog or cat!

Lately we have been getting a lot of calls about flea infestations in homes. Fleas aren’t just a problem for man’s best friend. These pests, which commonly appear in warmer months, feed on the blood of any warm-blooded body. Typically biting human beings, fleas can cause itchy, unsightly marks as well as severe allergic reactions. Fleas tend to travel with mammals on the move, which can include not only you and your pet but also rodents. If you have a rodent problem in your home, Read More +