Just like everywhere else in the world, not all insects in Canada are not created equal. While some insects are famous – for reasons good and bad – others are almost unheard of. Some insects are simply more notorious because when they appear inside your home, you need pest control as soon as possible. Other … Continue reading Notorious Insects That May Invade Your Home
Pests can be pretty clever when they want to be. They use ingenious methods to survive, feed and breed – even in winter. They’ll hitchhike, crawl, jump and transport themselves around the country using a variety of techniques. One of the safest places for them, believe it or not, is that healthy pile of firewood … Continue reading Are Pests Hiding in Your Firewood?
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?
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
You might be surprised to learn that winter is a busy time for residential pest control experts. We receive all sorts of call outs throughout the year, and winter is no different. Many people wrongly assume that pests die off come wintertime. They believe that their home is secure and therefore let their guard down. … Continue reading 3 Typical Pests That May Occupy Your Residence This Winter
It’s difficult to imagine, but some people don’t mind finding certain pests in their back yard. In fact, some keen gardeners will actively pursue certain pest populations on their plot. While some people might scream and flee the scene upon spotting a spider or bee, others will be delighted. So why are these people satisfied … Continue reading Love-Hate Relationship with Pests
When another summer barbeque in the yard’s been ruined by pests, you would be forgiven for vindictively thinking about how the colder temperatures are sure to kill them off. You might imagine blankets of snow, icicles hanging from your building and panicked pests, unable to survive in extremely cold conditions. However, like many people, you … Continue reading Does Cold and Snow Affect Pest Populations
Fall marks the end of summer, and we reluctantly ready our back yard for another cold winter. The leaves begin to change colour and it’s Halloween before we know it. Pumpkin spice lattes re-appear and we spend more of our time indoors. Most of these are the welcome stereotypes of fall. But there’s another common … Continue reading Are Stink Bugs Worse in the Fall?
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
We all go to the grocery stores with our shopping lists. Normally we find offers and deals which make a lot of sense, so we end up coming with more than we planned to. This doesn’t mean that we thought we would be carrying pests home though. Even if your house is completely pest-proof and … Continue reading Is it Possible to Brings Pests Home from the Grocery Stores?