Termites are one of the worst things you can ever get in your home. The amount of damage they can do astronomical. The expense of repair is overwhelming. However, a lot of the time they’re difficult to distinguish from carpenter ants. What are carpenter ants? Carpenter ants are bigger than normal ants. Workers have black, … Continue reading Termites or carpenter ants.
Hitchhiking bed bugs can be a bad thing. It’s a great opportunity for the bugs develop a colony in your bed, sofa or carpet. The best bed bug control is prevention. Make sure there’s nothing tagging along on your luggage. Learn how to identify bed bugs. They’re tiny and nocturnal. So, they’re hard to spot. … Continue reading How to stop hitchhiking bedbugs.
Pest removal needs to follow a selection of guidelines to help protect people and the natural environment. IPM is a strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests or the damage created by the creatures or steps in controlling them. This is why it’s important to not take pest control problems into your own hands. … Continue reading What is IPM?
Not properly dealing with pests can prolong the infestation. It’s not about killing the rodents or insects you’re seeing right now. It’s about controlling it from happening again. There’s tons of things people do wrong when trying DIY pest removal. Improper research. Before starting any sort of pest removal make sure to do plenty of … Continue reading How you can make pest problems worse by trying to solve them yourself.
Ants are always going to kitchen. I rarely see them anywhere else. They get in my food. They’re all over the floor. Just everywhere. Ants love kitchens. It’s like ant heaven. Ants have a sweet tooth. Well not really, but they’re mainly attracted to sweeter foods. Your kitchen is the optimal food source. There’s tons … Continue reading Why ants love your kitchen.
The warm spring and even hotter summer has resulted in a spike in at populations in Atlantic Canada. There’s been a dramatic increase from last year. Halifax Truly Nolen has been working hard to help residents prevent possible infestations. Truly Nolen’s Andrew Wheelock has calls coming in fast and furious for potential rat control. Typically … Continue reading Atlantic Canada rat population explosion.
Waking up with bites on your skin? This can be a preliminary sign of bed bugs. There first thing you’re going to discover are the painful and itchy markings of the bug. They look for blood and crawl in your bed while you sleep. Identifying bed bugs is crucial to not having the infestation get … Continue reading How to identify bed bugs.
A soft sigh greets the end of summer. It’s time for cooler evenings and earlier sunsets. These are signs to the wildlife population to start considering winter home locations. Make sure to walk around your property and keep an eye on possible entry points. 1. Repair and seal openings around your home. Holes can be … Continue reading Six fall pest prevention tips.
Sometimes do-it-yourself is the only option. Bed bugs can be gross and annoying. You probably want them out your house as soon as possible. But, bed bugs can quickly spread. Attaching themselves to luggage and clothing. It’s important to isolate the problem. Try not to track bugs through your home. First you must find the … Continue reading Do-it-yourself bed bug removal.
Flies are so annoying. They’re impossible to get out the house. They fly around your face at night. Buzzing and landing anywhere. Swiping at them is difficult because they’re so quick. Wait for them to land. And smash them. Even then it seems they’re still alive. Maybe some more cluster fly information can help remove … Continue reading What you need to know about cluster flies.