You wake up in the night and head for your kitchen to get a drink but as you turn on the lights you see a cockroach scattering away. Chances are there are more of them, and if that is so, you’ll be needing some professional pest control. Did you know that there are over 3,500 … Continue reading Pest Control: Do Cockroaches Fly?
Most humans think that insects are a nuisance. But did you know that there are some insects that provide services that are beneficial to humans? Let’s look at the bees, without bees we wouldn’t have honey. Silkworms too provide us with expensive fabric. And wasps provide valuable pest control for farmers crops. Pollination is an … Continue reading Think Like a Bug and Achieve Effective Bug Control
A spring thaw can bring out some annoying pests that can delay or harm business operations. From being a nuisance to employees to leaving a less than a favourable impression on customers, pests can wreak havoc and even be a safety hazard. Much like the springtime cleaning we do in our homes, your office buildings … Continue reading Commercial Pest Control – Have Your Building Inspected
With winter fast approaching and the temperature dropping below freezing, the time to move your activities indoors has never been more inviting. Unfortunately, the same can be said for a few familiar and unwelcome pests. Ants, spiders, rodents, and cockroaches are the four main house breaking culprits and can be responsible for a whole heap … Continue reading 4 Common Pests You May Find Inside This Winter in Niagara
Recently, bed bugs have been on the upswing throughout the Niagara region, and these little pests have more than just a nasty little bite that is scaring people. A new Canadian study has shown that the effects that bed bugs have a person’s mental state of being, is far more significant than had been previously … Continue reading Bed Bugs Cause More Stress Than You Think
Commercial buildings are often a target of pests as they experience large amounts of people using them on a daily basis. Depending on the industry, commercial spaces can store large amounts of foods, which are attracting to a wide variety of pests. Businesses like restaurants and hotels often demand a higher level of protection against … Continue reading Top Commercial Pests – Part 1
Have you seen a centipede? They’re creepier than you think. Check them out. There might even be some in your basement. Nobody wants the creepy crawler running out from under something. What is a centipede? Centipedes are long bugs with a pair of legs per body segment. They have a lot of legs, but no … Continue reading Why do centipedes live in basements?
We all know about bed bugs. They’re greatly feared. It can be a huge ordeal to remove large infestations. That’s why it’s important to try to discover any potential infestation. Early detection starts with bed bug moats. What are bed bug moats. These are commercial products designed to monitor bed bugs and help prevent infestation. … Continue reading How bed bug moats work.
Several kinds of spiders are commonly found in Niagara; most of them are not poisonous and are considered more of a nuisance than a safety threat. However, where there is one bug, there are two, three or more and spiders are usually a sign of larger pest problems. Spiders like to hide in dark, undisturbed … Continue reading Controlling Spiders in Niagara
There is no greater bug that strikes fear in the hearts of homeowners like bedbugs. In the past few years, areas like Hamilton, ON has seen infestations reaching near epidemic proportions. Bed bugs are highly noxious, nocturnal, reddish brown insects that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. They are wingless insects … Continue reading The Life Cycle of Bed Bugs