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?
Bed bug numbers are on the rise all over the world, and it seems there isn’t a single place they haven’t managed to crawl inside. Since the turn of the century, there has been an unwanted return of this blood-thirsty insect in huge numbers. Bed bugs will spend their day hiding in all sorts of … Continue reading Are Kids More Sensitive to Bed Bug Bites?
Pest control, like many other things, can be the victim of misinformation that has spread just a little bit too far. Not everything you hear about pest control is true. In fact, some pest control techniques seem to have originated entirely from cartoons. Some of the pest cures which have been passed down for generations … Continue reading Don’t Fall for These Pest Control Myths
When winter finally arrives, pest control tends to be pretty low down on people’s priority list. First of all, you’ll be trying to stay warm and avoid the outdoors where possible. Winter sport returns, we book our summer vacations and the dreaded Christmas shopping will begin. While you’re likely to have other important priorities, making … Continue reading Why Winter Pest Control is Important for Your Home and Property
Think you smell a rat? Well, there’s a good chance they probably smelled you first. In fact, they probably smelled you some time ago, and they’ve hidden out of sight since. Everybody’s aware that rats are incredibly clever animals, yet we still downplay their intelligence and their abilities. If they weren’t such creepy and potentially … Continue reading How Good is a Rat’s Sense of Smell?
We’re all aware of the problems that wasps can cause. They create terror when they get inside our homes, ruin our barbeques and leave painful stings behind. When they gather together in a swarm, the situation becomes much more serious. And this is just the damage they can cause to us – wasp nests can … Continue reading Wasps Causing Problems in Parks Around Niagara Area
We’ve all been guilty of it. Everybody’s lost track of the food in their refrigerator and their pantry, not sure if certain things are expired or not. Sure, some things are more obvious when they’ve spoiled. Fruit, veggies, and dairy in particular. Other long-lasting food like cans and dried foods, can keep in your home … Continue reading How to Keep Pests Out of Your Kitchen Cupboards