Bed bug or flea? Termite or carpenter ant? Rat or mouse? The fight against pests can seem like an endless battle, and here at Truly Nolen pest control, we know all about that. But do you know exactly which pest just scuttled across your kitchen floor? Did you see the size, shape, and colour of … Continue reading Pest Control: Differences Between Cockroaches and Water Bugs
Unlike rodents, they don’t carry diseases. Their bites aren’t painful and there’s little evidence to suggest they have much effect on us at all. Nonetheless, bed bugs and bed bug bites are a complete nuisance. And one which is incredibly difficult to get rid of. After a bed bug infestation, you’ll wake up with itchy, … Continue reading Protecting Your Home from Bed Bugs
At times, wasps can seem particularly vindictive. Everybody knows that when wasps sting, they can do so repeatedly. Many people have an extreme fear of the insects and there’s even a name for that fear (Spheksophobia). Contrary to popular belief, wasps only tend to bother humans when they’ve been bothered themselves. Most of the time, … Continue reading Do Wasps Sting Us for No Reason?
Even for those of us that don’t enjoy fall or winter, the colder temperatures bring one piece of good news for all: wasps slowly begin to disappear. Wasps have a complicated life cycle and their behavior changes in every season. They’re full of energy in spring and desperate to establish a colony and a nest. … Continue reading How Does Cold Weather Affect Wasps?
They’re a nightmare even at the best of times. Wasps ruin picnics, terrorize garden parties and cause problems all summer long. But have you ever noticed them getting worse in fall? You might think that with less food in the garden and less sugary drinks opened, that wasps would be less present. With the crisp … Continue reading Are Wasps More Aggressive in the Fall?
When you think of fall, you’re probably thinking about the changing colour of the leaves and cozy sweaters. The temperatures quickly drop and we spend far more time indoors. So much so, in fact, that we feel like we see spiders more and more. Are we just seeing things as we spend more time indoors? … Continue reading Are You Seeing More Spiders in Your House This Fall?
All over the world, bed bugs are growing in population. Experts believe the planet is now facing a crisis with the pests as more and more of them appear. As if you didn’t already have enough to worry about, now you need to be extra careful even when you’re sleeping. When you do find these … Continue reading Bed Bugs Getting Stuck in Their Tracks
You may think that all they do is a buzz around the house and annoy everybody inside it. Fruit flies, although not a common pest, can still be one which you need to be careful with. With a life expectancy of roughly 10 days, you would be forgiven for thinking that these irritating pests can’t … Continue reading Niagara Pest Control: Can Fruit Flies Make You Sick?
There are believed to be more than 100,000 different species of wasp. The most commons ones you’ll come across in the Ontario area are yellow jackets and hornets. Whatever the breed or their distinguishing habits, many of them will travel in swarms. This can be a big problem and in this post, we’ll explore whether … Continue reading Are Swarms of Wasps Dangerous?
Unfortunately, at some point, every one of us is likely to come across bed bugs. Not necessarily in our home, either. You could find them in a friend’s home or a hotel you’re staying in. Bed bug numbers around the world are growing, and it’s thought that the world is suffering from something of a … Continue reading What Happens if You Ignore the Signs of Bed Bugs?