Truly Nolen is issuing an all points bulletin for these common cockroaches found in Canada: Oriental cockroach German cockroach American cockroach Brown-banded cockroach Smokybrown cockroach All residents should be on the lookout for Canada’s most (un)wanted pests. These medium to large size insects can range in size from 13 to 38 mm in length and … Continue reading Usual Suspects – Roaches in Canada
A BED BUG RESURGENCE The bed bug has made a significant resurgence in recent years in Canada due to an increase in international travel, more targeted pest control products and methods, and a lack of public awareness about bed bug prevention methods. The problem has been growing as these insects have been multiplying in record … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!
What Are Bees And Wasps? Although stinging insects like bees and wasps may appear to be very similar at first, it is important to be able to tell them apart since different control methods may be necessary if they become a pest. Bees With the exception of Antarctica, bees are found throughout the world. There … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Bees and Wasps in Canada
Spiders are one of the most feared pests around the world, and that makes sense considering there are over 100 species of poisonous arachnids in the world that can easily deliver fatal bites to both humans and animals. On top of that, any creature with more than four legs is just plain creepy. Spiders aren’t … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Awesome Spider Videos on the World Wide Web
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
They’re back with a vengeance. All but eradicated in the 1950’s, the modern bed bug has been plotting a comeback of epic proportions. Since the early 1990’s, bed bug infestations have increased dramatically, leaving homeowners chewed-up and looking for professional pest control. Bed Bug Stats A single bed bug can lay up to 5 eggs … Continue reading [INFOGRAPHIC] Meet the Bed Bug
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