El Niño Could cause Spike In Insect Pests This Spring

El Niño — the wet weather pattern blamed for this winter’s record snowfall in the East and mudslides in the West — is expected to wreak more havoc this spring with a surge in insect pests. While the southern half of the US experiences weather that’s wetter and cooler than normal, the northern half and … Continue reading El Niño Could cause Spike In Insect Pests This Spring

Truly Nolen Named One of the Top Franchises of 2015

Franchise Business Review, an independent national market research firm focused on franchisee satisfaction and performance recently announced their 10th annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises list. They surveyed 28,500 franchisees representing over 350 franchise brands. Only 200 franchise companies made this year’s guide as a result of their franchisees ranking them high enough to meet … Continue reading Truly Nolen Named One of the Top Franchises of 2015

Winter Pests 101: Common Pests That Invade Your Home in the Winter

Believing that pests are only an issue during warmer months can cause many homeowners to let their guard down when the weather begins to cool. As the seasons change, Canadians from coast to coast are preparing their homes for the colder months but in most cases are ignoring the pests that are going to want … Continue reading Winter Pests 101: Common Pests That Invade Your Home in the Winter

German Cockroaches- How to Spot Them and Get Rid of Them

German cockroaches are well-known indoor cockroaches, and are found worldwide. Adults are easily recognized by their light brown or tan coloration with two black horizontal stripes located on the pronotum immediately behind the head, and growing to a length of 13-16 mm. The much smaller young, or nymphs, are darker, almost black in color, also … Continue reading German Cockroaches- How to Spot Them and Get Rid of Them

Bee vs. Wasp: Know the Difference Between Common Bees and Wasps in Canada

Wasps and bees come in many types and sizes. While these pests are often similar looking in size, they are quite different. Wasps and Honey bees are often seen as a benefit to the environment by providing a great source of organic pest control in gardens, farms, and crops. Though they are great for the … Continue reading Bee vs. Wasp: Know the Difference Between Common Bees and Wasps in Canada