Effective Cockroach Control Strategies for Canadian Residents

Cockroaches in Canada have always been among the top pests in the nation, and you can always trust Cockroach pest control services in Canada to help you detect, manage, and control pest infestations. These pests in general are attracted to where their potential food sources are. They want a warm place filled with moisture warmth and cover such as people’s homes. These pests will always look for tiny cracks and crevices where they can lay eggs. It becomes a problem for homeowners because they miss Read More +

Carpet Beetle Infestation: Identification, Prevention, and Control

A carpet beetle is a small insect that is usually oval-shaped that could create an infestation when you’re not careful about them. They can cause a significant amount of damage to furniture, carpet, bedding, and more in the long run. You wouldn’t want to leave these insects alone especially when you’ve spotted one already. The young ones and the larvae live off eating silk, wool, leather, and other natural fibers. Not only that, but they also consume pet hair, flowers, and plants. One of the Read More +

Please Let the Professionals Handle the Trapping of Animals.

Folks, This one is for the protection of the animals, not you. We have been called to places where people have set traps, rebaited traps that we have set, all to the animals detriment. We trap humanely, and relocate animals to safer areas for both the animal and you. But lately we have seen some disturbing things. We got a call to recover a skunk from an owner set trap that was baited with a peanut butter jar. Can you guess what we came to? Read More +

Its Cold Out! And Critters LOVE your nice warm home!

Hello Everyone! I hope you are all keeping nice and warm during this deep freeze. Which is what I would like to talk to you about. Animals know it’s cold too, and their survival instincts tell them to find a warm place to sleep. Namely, your home. Mice and rats will typically try to get in around ground level. Usual suspects are your garage door (ensure that the rubber boot is snug to the ground), Utility entrance points to the home, and low windows. Look Read More +

Bed Bugs and what to do about them

Infestations of Bed Bugs are up 5000 percent as are the number of reported attacks! The nightmare begins when a Bed Bug finds its way into your clothing; it usually happens at a hotel but can start anywhere.Hospitals, businesses, homes, buses, apartments, and hotels are just a few places where Bed Bugs are being reported. It is said that Bed Bugs don’t transmit disease from feeding on your blood; however, an engorged Bed Bug can burst at the slightest bit of pressure exposing you to Read More +

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 +

It’s time to get ready for raccoons and squirrels now!

Even though we are still in the summer months, raccoons and squirrels are already starting to look for winter nesting spots. One of their favorite places are attics, specifically your attic! Both raccoons and squirrels are attracted to the warmth than attic can provide. They can feel the warmth coming off the vents, as well as taking advantage of any damaged soffits or shingles. Either of these pests can chew a hole into your roof. They will particularly target damp wood that they can pull Read More +

Mice and rats, the forgotten pests

With a lot of the discussions in the pest control industry focusing on bed bug extermination lately, attention has been removed from animals that can be far more harmful to humans in terms of both health and property damage, those being mice and rats. Mice and rats have followed humanity around since the earliest days. They found as man progressed, farming, building cozy shelters, and traveling appealed to them. What has happened since the early days in what is now Pakistan and Afghanistan, is that Read More +

Raccoons

Raccoons Raccoons (Procyon Lotor) are medium sized animals, 12 – 35 + lbs. and 20 – 40 inches long, including a bushy tail with 4 to 7 black rings. The fur has a salt and pepper appearance with the black mask marking on a whitish face characteristic of the species. The tracks of the raccoon are very distinctive. The hind foot is long, narrow, and rests flat on the ground like those of a bear. The front paw is hand-like, with toes that are long Read More +