How much do you really know about bed bugs? Yes, everybody knows that they’re a pest control nightmare and that their bites can be incredibly itchy. But beyond their blood-thirsty diet and the obvious source of their name, how much do you really know about these fascinating insects? Some people are just plain grossed out … Continue reading Did You Know This About Bed Bugs?
Most of us are guilty of neglecting our pest proofing when winter arrives. Rodents, insects and other annoying pests are a summer problem, right? Sadly, that’s not the case. In fact, pest control becomes an even bigger problem during fall and winter because pests are trying to gain access to the warmth and shelter inside … Continue reading Pest Proofing Your Home This Winter
If you’re a hotel owner, manager or worker, then you know that there’s never a good time to discover that you have a pest infestation. But winter, when booking numbers are high with people constantly coming and going, is a particularly bad time. It’s important that you have and maintain a healthy integrated pest management … Continue reading How to Keep Pests Out of a Hotel During Winter?
Winter isn’t all doom and gloom. For those of you looking to get through the colder months as quick as possible, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to escape on a holiday. And we don’t blame you – it’s a popular time of year for travelling. Sure, you’ll be excited to pack for your trip … Continue reading Travelling This Winter? Keep Those Bed Bugs Away
You may not have thought about this before, but as the ant control experts, we certainly have! There are so many different species of ants out there. Astonishingly, more than 12,000 species of ants have been discovered so far. But only 100 or so of those species are found here in Canada. And of those … Continue reading What is a Carpenter Ant?
There are a lot of reasons not to like cockroaches. They spread disease, bring their waste into our homes and generally just gross us out. Sometimes, they even need cockroach pest control to remove completely. But did you know that cockroaches are also linked to allergens? If you’re allergic to these tough little insects then … Continue reading How Are Cockroaches Linked to Allergens?
As the days become shorter and the temperatures plummet, we begin to look for ways to stay warm during winter. We might buy a new coat, layer on the old sweatshirts or crank up the furnace, but we’re not the only ones preparing for the coldest season of them all. Any residential pest control expert … Continue reading How Do Spiders Stay Warm in Winter?
As we do with many pests, we tend to associate ant infestations with warm summer days and the fresh air of spring. Carpenter ants are a particularly dangerous pest when they get inside your home and they’ll demand immediate and professional ant control. Similar to termites, they can eat your home inside out and cause … Continue reading Where Do Carpenter Ants Go in Winter?
You might not like this, but wasps are an important part of our ecosystem and their disappearance would bring about some grave consequences. Wasps are pollinators, and despite their persistent need for wasp control during the warmer months of the year, they play a vital role in pollination. There are countless campaigns to save the … Continue reading Wasps Are Pollinators – Not Just Pests
Buying a new home is an incredibly exciting time, but it can also be extremely stressful. You have mounds of paperwork to get through, lots of important details to think about and difficult decisions to make. It’s important that during that process, you stop and take a moment to think about pest control in your … Continue reading Buying a New Home? Pest Control Tips to Look For