Many of our cottages are in areas with high wildlife populations. The middle of the woods is the perfect tranquille place to enjoy some a relaxing weekend. However, there are lots of things to watch out for when spending time so close to mice, rats and insects. Upon your first cottage visit of the season … Continue reading Opening the cottage and things to look out for.
As the weather gets warmer the prospect of cockroaches grows. Cockroaches generally prefer warmer moist climates. So, with humid summer temperatures, cockroaches can be a reality in your home. Cockroaches are versatile. Cockroaches will eat anything and survive in most climate. They’re commonly found near garbage cans as these are the easiest place to find … Continue reading When do cockroaches come out?
Rodents like kitchens because it’s the pace in the house with the most food. Mice and rats will make nests that have easy access to the kitchen. It’s important to keep the area clean. But, the best rodent control method is to stop it from even starting and sealing any points of entry on outside … Continue reading A rodent’s favourite part of your kitchen
Many businesses have different problems. Rodents are just a reality of most business. But, it’s important they maintain a clean environment and have regular inspections to make sure they’re up to code. Restaurants, bars and cafe Businesses that serve food have always been susceptible to rodent infestations. Although we don’t like to think of mice … Continue reading Businesses with rodent problems
Truly Nolen in Port Elgin, Ontario is a 2016 winner of the Owen Sound Chamber Business Excellence Award in the Skilled Trades Category and a winner of the Reader’s Choice Award for Favorite Pest Control Company in Saugeen Shores.
When there are yellow and black insects buzzing around your property it can be scary. Also, it’s difficult to determine what kind of infestation you might have. To properly remove any insects problems it’s important to figure out exactly what you’re dealing with. Wasp A wasp can be identified as any insect considered a Hymenoptera … Continue reading What’s the difference between a wasp and a hornet?
Many people use fireplaces to heat their home in the winter. This involves bringing wood in from the outdoors. It’s quite simple for pests to hitchhike on a piece of wood and find their way into your home. Many creatures live in and feed on wood. How to know if your firewood is infested. There … Continue reading How firewood can bring pests into your home.
Carpenter ants are an insect that can do major structural damage to your home. They’re known for extracting large segments of wood to build their nests. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not eat wood. The remove wood in the form of shavings to construct large galleries to house colonies. These nests can weaken wooden structures. … Continue reading How a proper home inspection can solve a carpenter ant problem.
Rats or mice? It seems like a difficult question. But, the difference may be more obvious than you think. The size of the rodent is the biggest give away to the species. It’s helpful in preventing infestations if you know the difference between rats and mice. Rats Rats are typically distinguishable from mice by their … Continue reading Rats or mice
Regular inspections of your home can help reduce large infestation. Make sure to spend some time every season pest proofing your home. The most important thing to keep in mind is to reduce holes in outside walls and roofs. Pests can easily make their way into your home to find warmth or food. Understanding insect … Continue reading How year round pest control can help protect your home.