A common misconception about pests, such as rodents, is that the spring or fall is the only time that there is a threat to your home. On the contrary, many species are a threat to your residence year-round. It is accurate to observe a change in behaviour from season to season, but that change does not … Continue reading Understanding The Need for Year-Round Pest Control
Most Ontario insects are harmless to humans and live out their life cycles quietly, away from people. Others are more invasive, and when their diet mainly consists of blood, they can become a significant problem for you and your family. One such insect is the bed bug, and our team for bed bug control in … Continue reading Kitchener Pest Control: Interesting Facts About Bed Bugs
As winter approaches Ontario, the local insect population prepares for the cold weather by either hibernating or leaving summer nests to live out the remainder of their life cycle. You might notice that wasps are especially active in the fall as the last of the warm weather holds out, but what happens when winter arrives? How … Continue reading Where Do Wasps Go During Winter?
Winter is a slow time for many wild critters and pests. From bees to deer, many potential property invaders take the colder months off to recoup as their food sources replenish. However, not all pests indulge in winter vacations. For instance, take the relentless bed bug. While these parasitic insects may peak during the fall, … Continue reading Cambridge Pest Control: What Are Bed Bugs Doing in Winter?
Spiders seem to have webs everywhere during the summer months, taking over the patio and gardens. Walking face-first into a spider web probably ranks low on your list of memorable summer activities. However, once the lower temperatures begin, will you still see as many or will the population decrease? Do the spiders die when winter … Continue reading What Happens to Spiders When the Cold Weather Comes?
Cold weather during winter brings about behavioural changes in a number of species. Many birds migrate south, while mammals and reptiles tend to hibernate. Human beings put on warm protective clothing when venturing outside and spend as much time possible indoors where it is warm. Mice do not hibernate or migrate, but they do seek … Continue reading How do Mice Survive the Colder Months?
You don’t need to have bats in your attic to know that rats aren’t good for your restaurant. As germ carriers and constant eaters, they can really take a bite out of your bottom line. Even worse, if a customer or inspector spots the signs of a rodent infestation, it may spell doom for your … Continue reading 5 Ways To Keep the Doors Closed on Restaurant Rats
Just hearing the words “bed bugs” is enough to send a shiver down anyone’s spine. These creatures are a hassle to handle without a team of professional pest control technicians, and the disruption they can cause to your day-to-day life has a real emotional effect. As with any battle, the first step is to identify … Continue reading Can You See Bed Bugs With the Human Eye?
An ideal fall for most Canadians includes apple cider, walks around trees with changing leaves, and cozy sweaters. For many Canadians, though, what they get instead is an autumn season full of creepy critters just itching to get into their homes. As you make your preparations for this cooler season, keep an eye out for … Continue reading What are Some Common Fall Residential Pest Invaders?
Fall is a season that almost everyone loves. Between the mild temperatures, the comfy sweaters, and the hearty stews filling almost every crockpot, autumn is a time to rest and relax. However, there exist foes with the potential to ruin even the best days: stinging insects. In addition to their fondness for summertime festivities, bees … Continue reading Why Are Bees So Busy in Fall?