No one wants to share their home with rodents, as these pesky creatures tend to hide in the dark spaces of a house and wreak havoc on electrical systems. Having rodents in your home can also cause serious health problems, so if you start to see signs of rats or mice in your house, you … Continue reading Is there a Rodent Season?
As a Waterloo homeowner, few problems are as upsetting and frustrating as a bed bug invasion. These tiny insects hide in sleeping areas and come out at night to feed on the blood of people and pets. Once you discover their presence, removing them on your own can be difficult because of how quickly they … Continue reading Bed Bugs: Their Habits and Life Cycle in Your Home
For such small creatures, insects have some really incredible abilities. There are insects that are especially nimble, intelligent, fast, and strong. While the feats that they can perform are impressive, they are part of the reason that an infestation of insects can become a nuisance to the point that Waterloo pest control becomes necessary. As … Continue reading 6 Strongest Insects in the World
Ants are persistent intruders. Work with your local Waterloo ant control team at Truly Nolen Pest Control to discover the type of ants in your home and what may be attracting them. Consider these top five reasons that a variety of ant species may wish to enter your building. 1. Easy Access These curious insects … Continue reading 5 Ways You May Be Attracting Ants Into Your House
Canadian winters are tough, but they have perks. Not only can you enjoy picturesque snowy scenery, but cold temperatures slow down pests inside the home. Once spring arrives, though, watch out! Here are the top five pests to look for. If you see any of them, it’s time to call Waterloo pest control. Bed Bugs … Continue reading Top 5 Pests Found in Homes in Waterloo
Many rodents such as mice, rats, and squirrels that are happy to remain outside during the summer seek refuge from the cold during the winter months. In fact, approximately 24% of homeowners report experiencing rodent activity in the winter. Rodents can spread diseases like Salmonella and Hantavirus, contaminate food and bring fleas and ticks inside. … Continue reading 6 Tips to Keep Rodents Out During the Cold Weather
Bed bugs are one of the hardest pests to eradicate from your home. A bed bug can lay up to 250 eggs during its lifespan of 6-12 months. Eggs hatch in about one week, compounding the problem exponentially. Bed bugs survive on human blood and can live for a long time without a host. They … Continue reading Waterloo Pest Control: A Little History Lesson on Bed Bugs
If there is anything favourable to be said about Canadian winters, it’s that a good, hard freeze kills off destructive insects — or does it? If you have been putting off treatment for carpenter ants in your home, thinking you only need to wait for winter, you should think again. Cold weather is not enough … Continue reading Is It Possible to Have a Carpenter Ant Infestation in Winter?
A common misconception about pests, such as rodents, is that the spring or fall is the only time that there is a threat to your home. On the contrary, many species are a threat to your residence year-round. It is accurate to observe a change in behaviour from season to season, but that change does not … Continue reading Understanding The Need for Year-Round Pest Control
Few insects make people recoil more than the enterprising cockroach. These bugs can be found throughout North America and are often associated with dirty homes or businesses. However, even if you keep a clean home, you may be unwittingly attracting cockroaches. There are a few actions you can take to prevent this, and our treatment … Continue reading Cockroaches: Infestation Prevention and Treatment