The cold temperatures are arriving and we are beginning to settle into the coziness and warmth of our homes. Unfortunately, we’re not alone. All sorts of pests that would perish in the harsh temperatures outside are desperate to share some of your shelter and warmth. Fruit flies are among the most irritating ones. But aren’t … Continue reading Why Do You See Fruit Flies in Your Home This Winter?
If you’ve been reading our Truly Nolen blog posts then you’ll know that we regularly provide you with information about dangerous pests and how to remove them. Sometimes we share details about residential pest control warning signs and in other articles, we discuss pest proofing. Would you be surprised if we told you that your … Continue reading Can Your Home Ever Be Completely Pest Free?
Bed bugs are pretty difficult to spot, right? That’s one of the reasons they’re so good at what they do. Bed bugs are expert hitchhikers and transport themselves to just about everywhere in the world by traveling alongside you undetected. Similarly, cockroaches will spend the majority of their lives trying not to be seen. But … Continue reading Do Spiders Eat Cockroaches and Bed Bugs?
Mice are incredibly intelligent animals and you would be foolish to underestimate them. In today’s article, we’re going to look at some of the tell-tale signs of a mice infestation in your attic. We’ll share the details you should be looking out for and explain a little about why professional rodent control is almost always … Continue reading Rodent Pest Control: Are Those Mice in My Attic?
How much do you really know about bed bugs? Yes, everybody knows that they’re a pest control nightmare and that their bites can be incredibly itchy. But beyond their blood-thirsty diet and the obvious source of their name, how much do you really know about these fascinating insects? Some people are just plain grossed out … Continue reading Did You Know This About Bed Bugs?
Most of us are guilty of neglecting our pest proofing when winter arrives. Rodents, insects and other annoying pests are a summer problem, right? Sadly, that’s not the case. In fact, pest control becomes an even bigger problem during fall and winter because pests are trying to gain access to the warmth and shelter inside … Continue reading Pest Proofing Your Home This Winter
If you’re a hotel owner, manager or worker, then you know that there’s never a good time to discover that you have a pest infestation. But winter, when booking numbers are high with people constantly coming and going, is a particularly bad time. It’s important that you have and maintain a healthy integrated pest management … Continue reading How to Keep Pests Out of a Hotel During Winter?
Winter isn’t all doom and gloom. For those of you looking to get through the colder months as quick as possible, it’s likely that you’ll be looking to escape on a holiday. And we don’t blame you – it’s a popular time of year for travelling. Sure, you’ll be excited to pack for your trip … Continue reading Travelling This Winter? Keep Those Bed Bugs Away
You may not have thought about this before, but as the ant control experts, we certainly have! There are so many different species of ants out there. Astonishingly, more than 12,000 species of ants have been discovered so far. But only 100 or so of those species are found here in Canada. And of those … Continue reading What is a Carpenter Ant?
There are a lot of reasons not to like cockroaches. They spread disease, bring their waste into our homes and generally just gross us out. Sometimes, they even need cockroach pest control to remove completely. But did you know that cockroaches are also linked to allergens? If you’re allergic to these tough little insects then … Continue reading How Are Cockroaches Linked to Allergens?