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Cities Served by Truly Nolen of MERRICKVILLE ON:

  • Almonte, ON
  • Ashton, ON
  • Athens, ON
  • Balderson, ON
  • Braeside, ON
  • Burritts Rapids, ON
  • Carp, ON
  • Chesterville, ON
  • Elgin, ON
  • Fitzroy Harbour, ON
  • Jasper, ON
  • Kars, ON
  • Kemptville, ON
  • Kinburn, ON
  • Lanark, ON
  • Lombardy, ON
  • Merrickville, ON
  • Mountain, ON
  • Newboro, ON
  • North Augusta, ON
  • North Gower, ON
  • Osgoode, ON
  • Pakenham, ON
  • Portland, ON
  • Richmond, ON
  • Rideau Ferry, ON
  • South Mountain, ON
  • Spencerville, ON
  • Toledo, ON
  • Westport, ON
  • Winchester, ON
  • Woodlawn, ON

Postal Codes Served by Truly Nolen of MERRICKVILLE ON:

K0A 1A0, K0A 1B0, K0A 1G0, K0A 1L0, K0A 1X0, K0A 2E0, K0A 2H0, K0A 2T0, K0A 2W0, K0A 2X0, K0A 2Z0, K0A 3M0, K0C 1H0, K0C 2K0, K0E 1B0, K0E 1S0, K0E 1W0, K0E 1X0, K0E 1Y0, K0G 1A0, K0G 1B0, K0G 1E0, K0G 1G0, K0G 1J0, K0G 1K0, K0G 1L0, K0G 1N0, K0G 1P0, K0G 1R0, K0G 1V0, K0G 1W0, K0G 1X0, K2H, K2K, K2L, K2M, K2R, K2S, K2T, K2V, K2W, K4M, K7A, K7C, K7H, K7S

Pest Alert!
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
  • Watch out for bed bugs when you travel this summer!
  • Ants are common in the summer; check bathrooms and kitchens for signs of an ant infestation.
  • Increased mosquito activity present.
Pest Control

Pest Control

Truly Nolen of Merrickville, ON is an innovative solution to ongoing household pest problems. Our Four Season's Protection Plan combines advanced, proactive treatments with pests' seasonal behavior to keep your Merrickville home protected year round. More on Merrickville Pest Control.

Pest Control

Carpenter Ant

Truly Nolen of Merrickville, ON's approach to carpenter ant control begins with a thorough inspection of your home's interior and exterior to identify and treat nesting sites using the latest in pest control technology—from better bait products to undetectable liquid products. More on Merrickville Carpenter Ant Control.

Rodent Control

Rodent Control

Truly Nolen of Merrickville, ON's rodent control "CRC" program focuses on trapping and removing existing rodents and preventing new rodents and mice from re-entering through exclusion. Ensure your Merrickville home is protected from rodents. More on Merrickville Rodent Control.

 

More About Truly Nolen of Merrickville, ON

From our home office in Merrickville, Truly Nolen Canada is centrally located to service the surrounding towns and rural clients in the Ottawa Valley. We not only service Kanata , Stittsville and Manotick but also a wide rural area including Carleton Place, Almonte, Carp, Smiths Falls, Perth and Kemptville. From the Upper Ottawa River, along the Rideau to the lake district of Portland and Westport, spiders and other pests are controlled with our environmentally sound, four season pest control programs. Residential and Commercial pest problems are no problem for our licensed and insured pest control technicians who carry the knowledge and expertise that only 75 years of experience in pest control can offer.

We take care of many common pest problems including:

Spiders, bees & wasps, carpenter & all nuisance ants, roaches, fleas, cluster flies, bed bugs, silver fish, mice and rats.

Whether your location is urban or rural, Truly Nolen is looking forward to taking your call when you need reliable pest control in the Ottawa Valley.

Pest Control

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Protecting your home against the ants of summer and the rodents of winter can seem like an impossible task. Truly Nolen Merrickville offers a unique Four Seasons pest control approach that not only eliminates current infestations quickly but also proactively addresses the changes in pest behaviour from season to season. Keep your home protected from pests every season by calling Truly Nolen Merrickville today at (613) 269-4576 or schedule an inspection online.

Merrickville Pest Facts

  • Many Merrickville homes were constructed from Canadian timbers, so if proper care isn't taken carpenter ants (and many other types of pests) can cause costly structural damage to your home.
  • To keep pests out all year, it's important to check your house for unwarranted access points such as those around roof damage, garage doors, and vents to limit pest access.
  • In fall, many pests, particularly rodents look for a comfortable place to overwinter. Older areas like the settlements along the Rideau Canal are highly vulnerable to pest infestation, particularly those along the water.
  • Merrickville is considered by many historians to be Canada's best preserved 19th century village. Truly Nolen is proud to continue preserving the city. We not only service Kanata, Stittsville and Manotick but also a wide rural area including Carleton Place, Almonte, Carp, Smiths Falls, Perth and Kemptville.

Pest Control Services

Our Four Seasons pest control is proof of our experience as an industry leader. This innovative pest management program adapts to the behaviours of pests as the seasons change, offering a layered protection that lasts. Our licensed and insured technicians undergo rigorous training at state-of-the-art facilities and carry a reputation as being the most skilled and experienced in the industry. Above all, your comfort, time, and privacy are always a priority and receive the utmost respect. Truly Nolen Merrickville offers a variety of pest control services including:

Carpenter Ant

Truly Nolen Merrickville, ON Carpenter Ant

Carpenter ants are not only a nuisance to your home or business, but can also cause damage to the structure. They are always looking for a way in for food and shelter. If carpenter ants do make it inside, they will begin to make nests out of the wood in your home. Truly Nolen Merrickville's trained professionals can help you identify an infestation, and take the necessary measures to control the carpenter ant population while taking precautionary measures for the future. Our advanced techniques include undetectable liquid products that are brought into the colony by the carpenter ants themselves, actively spreading the product and controlling the population.  Our Four Seasons Pest Program includes protection against carpenter ants and many other pests.

 

Localized Facts & Advice:

  • Carpenter ants move the location of their colonies if they are disturbed, as often happens during construction. This is why new homes or those surrounding a new building present likely locations for an infestation.
  • Areas like Merrickville Estates that boast large lots with wood, dirt and trees surrounding the area are at particular risk of a carpenter ant infestation.
  • The numbers of carpenter ants are on the rise in Merrickville, Ontario and surrounding areas.
  • Carpenter ants in your home typically arrive from nests in outside environments. Pay particular attention to your surrounding landscape.

 

The keys to successful control of carpenter ants are to:

  • Immediately remove or repair any wet or rotting wood in your home.
  • Fix leaky roofs and plumbing leaks to avoid attracting carpenter ants.
  • Remove any clutter that creates shelter for carpenter ants to build their nests.
  • Trust your local Merrickville pest control professional to periodically monitor for the ants.

Call Truly Nolen Merrickville today at (613) 269-4576 for a pest control inspection.

Bed Bug Control

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Spanning both shores of the Rideau Canal, Merrickville's award-winning Victorian village attracts year round visitors to experience her history, her enchanting culture and her many exciting water activities. Merrickville's bustling village features a lively arts community with many skilled craftsmen as well as interesting heritage museums and appealing restaurants. The Merrickville area is also dotted with many quaint and cozy bed and breakfast inns that welcome many overnight visitors each season. With so many overnight guests, Merrickville residents are advised to be on the lookout for bed bug infestations. These elusive little bloodsuckers can be carried into your home on clothing, luggage, furniture and almost anything that has folds or crevices for the bugs to hide. Once inside your home they will gravitate to anywhere people sleep or even lay awake watching TV. Your sofa is not a safe haven.

A bed bug infestation may not pose an actual threat to your heath but it can cause some serious anxiety. The stress and anxiety you experience can lead to serious health problems, but the bed bugs themselves do not spread disease unlike other insects.

What do Merrickville Residents Need to Know about Bed Bugs?

  • You will only see bed bugs at night. Look carefully, they are fast-moving.
  • If you don't see them, they will find you when you sleep. They are attracted by warm bodies and the carbon dioxide you exhale as you sleep.
  • Bed bugs continue to be on the rise in Ontario and every other province in Canada.
  • Bed bugs are flat, oval shaped bugs until they have a blood meal and then they grow fatter and turn more reddish than brown.
  • They hide in the crevices of your mattress, headboard, drapes and of course your carpet. You can usually spot their bloodstain trails if you look at your mattress carefully. As the infestation grows, bed bugs are known to spread to a variety of furniture and even can be found clinging to your walls as they search for their next blood meal.
  • Your first sign of bed bugs may be their bites. The bite is small and usually several will appear as red dots in a linear pattern.

Don't panic, they are difficult to get rid of, but not impossible with professional help.

Don't start throwing out your beds, bedding and furnishings before you call Truly Nolen of Merrickville for a thorough bed bug inspection. You may have a huge red-spotted mess and unpleasant sweet, musty odor, but remember all is not lost. Bed bugs are not impossible to conquer, Truly Nolen's I.P.M. (Integrated Pest Management) system will be able to take care of the problem.

When your Truly Nolen technician comes to your home for the inspection, they will look at the evidence and determine if you have a present or even a past infestation.

If you have an infestation, the technician will:

  • Help prepare the affected area for treatment.
  • Remove any clutter where the bed bugs can hide and clean the surrounding area thoroughly.
  • Remove all your bedding and clean it thoroughly along with any window treatments.
  • Any pictures or books that have been in the bedroom should also be removed and treated.

Comprehensive Bed Bug Treatment Solutions

Truly Nolen Canada technicians will apply control material with a high pressure misting system that forces the material into the seams, cracks and folds. This patent pending misting system makes sure nothing gets missed. All of your mattresses and box springs will be treated, along with any window treatments and upholstered furniture in the bedroom.

The most important part of the treatment may be the preventive measures taken after the treatment. For you to prevent future re-infestations in your southeastern Ontario home, Truly Nolen highly recommends encasing all your mattresses and box springs. The seal will keep new infestations out and kill any straggler bed bugs that are still alive.

Stay Diligent and Watch for Signs of Returning Bed Bugs

Your home's treated areas must be inspected after ten days. At that inspection, Truly Nolen's Technicians will re-treat the area if there are any signs of bed bug activity.

Even with Truly Nolen's most diligent and thorough I.P.M. systems, bed bug re-infestation can occur. New bed bugs can enter your home on clothing, luggage, even backpacks and fabric lunch bags. With so many entry paths to your home you can see the need to be diligent. Truly Nolen Merrickville will also apply products that prevent bed bug eggs from hatching and also eliminate adult bed bugs.

Learn to be a Proactive Monitor

Let Truly Nolen Merrickville service technicians show you how to spot a possible re-infestation. Proactive awareness of a potential problem will help residents in Montague, North Grenville, Rideau Lakes, Russell and other Merrickville neighborhoods identify the early warning signs of further re-infestations.

Call Truly Nolen Merrickville at 613-269-4576 or schedule a bed bug inspection online to take care of your existing bed bug problem and help prevent re-infestations.

Rodent Control

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Rodents eat practically anything humans eat; they get plenty of food from home gardens, fruit or nut trees and even parts of ornamental shrubs and flowers. These highly adaptable creatures enter new provinces everyday on board ships, trains, and trucks carrying goods. They can also easily enter your home through very small spaces. Merrickville is recognized by historians as Canada's best preserved and 19th century Village with over 100 historic sites.  However, the older the location, the more important it is to take precautionary measures to keep rodents out. If left untreated, rodents can cause damage to your home by chewing through electrical wiring and spreading disease through their droppings.

 

Things to Know:

 

  • Rats seen during the day are generally socially low-ranked individuals who have been denied access to food by dominant rats during the night.
  • Old World rats are active all year, mostly at night. However, when disturbed (weather change, construction, etc.), hungry, or when living in crowded conditions they are seen at any hour.
  • Food items in household garbage offer a fairly balanced diet and also satisfy their moisture needs.

 

Each home is unique, with its own entry points and conditions that can make it ideal for a rodent infestation. The professionals at Truly Nolen Merrickville take the time to thoroughly inspect your home, identify any entry points, and implement measures and barriers to entry. 

 

Truly Nolen's Complete Rodent Control Program provides you with a one-year guaranteed warranty and the peace of mind that comes with it. We specialize in the expert removal of Norway rats, house mice, and roof rats that are most problematic to Merrickville homeowners. Call your local Truly Nolen Canada office today to schedule your rodent inspection.

Bee & Wasp Control

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Living up to her reputation as, "The Jewel of the Rideau," Merrickville draws visitors and residents alike to her beautiful Victorian village and the variety of recreational and sightseeing canal activities. With her quaint charm, skilled artisans, eclectic boutiques and canal cruisers, Merrickville buzzes with things to see and do. Unfortunately, when the weather warms, residents and visitors may also experience the unwelcome buzz of bees and wasps.

Buzzing insects, including honeybees and other pollinating bees, are positive contributors to our eco-system as both pollinators and as nature's pest controllers. However, this does little to stop us from worrying about their stings and possible adverse reactions to these stings. When we see a swarm of these stinging insects, most of us would run for cover. Understanding the differences between bees and wasps and knowing when to contact pest control professionals for help is essential. For example, yellow jackets or wasps can create serious suffering and life-threatening situations for your family and visitors when you find yourselves in the wrong place at the wrong time.

If you think you spotted a bee or wasp infestation at your home or business, Truly Nolen Merrickville can help. Contact us today for an inspection.

Get the Buzz on the difference between Bees and Wasps

  • Honeybees, bumblebees and other pollinators' primary purpose is to collect pollen for honey production. You will spot them hard at work in your garden and around any flowering plant, bush or tree.
  • These bee pollinators are stockier than their wasp and hornet predators with round, furry bodies and flat legs for collecting pollen.
  • Pollinators can only sting once before they die. They will usually only sting to defend their hive's honey.
  • The predator variety of stinging insects' primary occupation is to eat other insects. Yellow jackets, wasps and hornets are predator stinging insects and prey on flies, roaches and other insects for food.
  • Predators are more streamlined and shiny. Their stingers are able to stab and sting their victims multiple times, hence the saying "madder than a hornet."
Truly Nolen Services When you discover a beehive or swarm, anxiety sets in. Your natural reaction is to worry about the safety of your family, pets and property. What do you do? Stay calm and contact Truly Nolen Merrickville. We understand your concerns and our professional Truly Nolen technicians are trained and ready to help. Truly Nolen's Service Protocol for Elimination of Bees and Wasps
  1. Truly Nolen Inspection
    It starts with an inspection of the hive by your Truly Nolen technician to verify the type of swarm and size of the nest or hive to evaluate the extent of the infestation.
  2. Devise a Comprehensive Action Plan Customized for your Property
    Now that the size and scope of the problem has been identified along with the species of stinging insect, Truly Nolen Merrickville professionals will formulate an action plan to eradicate your pest.
  3. Eliminate the Bees or Wasps from your Leeds/Grenville County property Truly Nolen technicians will arrive in protective clothing and contain the swarm and remove the stinging insects from their nest or hive while you and your family remain safe inside. Beware of straggler bees who may remain active for up to 48 hours after the treatment has been completed.

At Truly Nolen Merrickville, we also offer additional bee and wasp services including colony removal and preventative programs for bee reduction that include scout traps and swarm traps.

Truly Nolen Merrickville: Better bee and wasp solutions. Call us today at 613-269-4576 or schedule an inspection online.

Spider Control

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Spiders are everywhere. They come in many different shapes and sizes. Some spiders are dangerous, while others are just annoying. A lot of the time spiders are found outside, but occasionally they can find their way into homes, basements and garages. Although spiders will not damage buildings or structures, their presence is creepy and some spider bites can be painful. It can actually be quite helpful having some spiders in your home. The insect can reduce infestation from other bugs. A spider's diet consists of small insects. Merrickville, ON Truly Nolen Pest Control uses advanced techniques to remove spider infestations. Contact us today for an inspection.

Spiders In Your Home

  • Look for spider webs. They can vary in size and shape depending on the species.
  • Not all spiders live in a web. Some live in burrows in crevices.
  • Some spiders are attracted to damp environments such as basements, walls and other damp locations.
  • Spiders can be found in attics, the junction of a wall and ceiling, closets and storage boxes.
  • Their diet consists mainly of other insects like flies and ants. Where you find other insects you might see spiders.

Spiders aren't so bad.

Although spiders can be creepy, they might not be a terrible thing to have around. Their diets mostly consist of other insects, so they help control insect problems. Spiders can also be a good indicator of larger more serious infestations. Seeing a lot of spiders can mean there's a lot of food around. You might have an infestation of the insect spiders eat. Just like every other pest, spiders are attracted to a reliable food source.

Some Ontario Spider Species

  • Grass Spiders
  • Cross Orbweaver
  • Banded Garden Spider
  • Longlegged Sac Spider
  • Six-spotted Fishing Spider
  • Orchard Orbweaver
  • Goldenrod Crab Spider
  • Common House Spider
  • Nursery Web Spider
  • False Black Widow
  • Hacklemesh Weaver
  • Black and Yellow Garden Spider
  • Ant Mimic Spider
  • Dark Fishing Spider
  • Woodlouse Hunter
  • Arrowshaped Micrathena
  • Spotted Orbweaver
  • Longbodied Cellar Spider
  • Tan Jumping Spider
  • Barn Funnel Weaver

Truly Nolen Spider Treatment

In controlling large spider problems we begin by securing the interior and exterior of the home. Treating the exterior starts with spot treating around windows, door frames, downspouts and other entry points. Moving indoors our professionals do a web wipe followed by targeted treatment to cracks and crevices where spiders like to hide. Insect monitors may be placed in areas with higher spider concentrations.

 

Note: Not all services are available at all locations.


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