[INFOGRAPHIC] Top 5 Rat & Mouse Moments in History

Household rats and mice are pretty high on the list of public enemies, and with good reason: for hundreds of years, these mangy, disease-ridden rodents have instilled fear in disgust in humans by causing illness and discomfort in all parts of the world. If you’ve never had a first-hand encounter with one of these creatures … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Top 5 Rat & Mouse Moments in History

[INFOGRAPHIC] Homeowner’s Handbook: Ants of Canada

Of all the pest problems a homeowner could potentially face, ants seem like the least threatening. In fact, the average human has seen so many ants in their lifetime that they’ve just become a fact of life. Canada’s ants may come in many shapes and sizes (mostly tiny), but you shouldn’t disregard them for their … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Homeowner’s Handbook: Ants of Canada

Look Out for Citronella Ants in Hamilton, ON!

Citronella ants are now swarming! These pics and videos were taken yesterday in a basement in Hamilton, Ontario. The homeowner poured what looks like a bucket full of insecticidal dust on the floor of his furnace room, attempting to solve the issue himself. This species of ant, however, simply cannot be controlled with this product, … Continue reading Look Out for Citronella Ants in Hamilton, ON!

“Ah, rats!” a Common Cry from Oakville, ON Residents

The picture above was taken by one of our technicians during a Truly Nolen visit to a commercial facility in Oakville, Ontario. It shows the inside of a rat bait station that was placed on the building’s exterior by the previous pest control company responsible for the property. These locked boxes are filled with poison … Continue reading “Ah, rats!” a Common Cry from Oakville, ON Residents

Spring Cleaning 2014: Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

Now that the holidays are over and 2014 has kicked off, the temperatures across Canada should be rising soon. In just a few short weeks, temperatures will once again rise into the double digits, heralding the beginning of spring and increased activity for all inhabitants of Canada. The temperature change also inspires Canadian homeowners to … Continue reading Spring Cleaning 2014: Getting Rid of Bed Bugs