More than any other pest, the majority of people really, really don’t want to find rats inside their homes. Ants, flies, cockroaches and even stink bugs all bring their own problems, but rats are a different pest altogether. They carry disease and parasites, and some species spend much of their time in sewers. As well … Continue reading Keeping Rats Out the Humane Way
When the summer sun begins to disappear, a lot of animals and insects do too. As colder temperatures begin to arrive many animals will be busy building their food reserves in preparation for winter. Insects may not stockpile food, but their behaviour changes. They try to find shelter and warmth. If they manage to do … Continue reading Fall Doesn’t Mean Tick Season is Over
You probably don’t want to be reading this, but if you haven’t prepared your garage for the winter ahead, then you might find out about it the hard way. As well as keeping on top of your yard, your basement, your attic and all of the rooms actually inside your house, you need to make … Continue reading How to Keep Pests Out of Your Garage This Winter
Fall marks the end of summer, and we reluctantly ready our back yard for another cold winter. The leaves begin to change colour and it’s Halloween before we know it. Pumpkin spice lattes re-appear and we spend more of our time indoors. Most of these are the welcome stereotypes of fall. But there’s another common … Continue reading Are Stink Bugs Worse in the Fall?
Although pest control experts like Truly Nolen never underestimate rodents, for some reason many other people do. Mice are one common pest which many homeowners struggle to deal with alone. They underestimate mice intelligence and don’t expect these crafty pests to be such a talented opponent. Most traditional DIY pest control methods for mice fail … Continue reading Do Mice Have Good Eyesight?
Bed bugs are small. Sometimes they can be as small as 4mm in size, and they tend to spend most of the day sleeping in the hidden corners of whichever furniture they can find. And, as the name suggests, the furniture they prefer to dwell in is likely to be your mattress and the springs … Continue reading You Need to Check Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs
Wasps seem to be an almost constant enemy during the warm summer months. When they’re not disrupting barbeques in the yard and terrorizing small children that are playing, they’re ruining picnics in public parks and constantly irritating us. We’re glad when winter arrives and these annoying insects disappear for a few months, right? Sadly, that … Continue reading Can Wasps Nest in Your Home Over Winter?
Bed bug numbers are on the rise around the world. These blood-sucking pests are making an unwanted revival and more and more people are finding them inside their home. Unfortunately, a lack of knowledge regarding bed bugs is helping to spread their numbers. We all know that these pests feed on human blood. But bed … Continue reading Will Bed Bugs Bite Dogs and Cats?
We’re sure that when winter arrives, you’ll have other priorities. You’ll be looking after your house, staying warm, and enjoying cozy meals by the fireplace. You probably aren’t spending too much time thinking about what rats eat in winter. But it’s important that even if you don’t study it to diploma-level, you at least have … Continue reading What Do Rats Eat in Winter?
When we spot wasps in the backyard, most of us will think of our own safety first. We know that wasps stings can be painful and that unlike bees, wasps can sting repeatedly. They release pheromones to signal danger to the rest of their colony. A single angry wasp can quickly turn into a dangerous … Continue reading Can Wasps Cause Damage to Your Home?