Learn About Pests and How to Eliminate them from Toronto’s Extermination Experts
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Below, you’ll find a collection of our most recent blogs related to bed bugs, ants, bees, wasps and hornets. For more information on these pests, visit the archives listed below.
Is Your Mom Better Than these Motherly Insects?
Posted May 8, 2017
Can’t think of what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? Flowers are too cliché. Breakfast in bed? It’s been done. A gift card? …do you even know your mom? How about a classic, from-the-heart, original, hand-made card! Don’t worry, … Continue reading →
Will We Ever Encounter Giant Man-Eating Bugs?
Posted April 5, 2017
Most household buggers are satisfied with living in crevices and nibbling away at your crumbs. But if they ever grow to be as big as we are, would they be content with living off our scraps, or fight for equal … Continue reading →
6 ‘Pest’ Peeves of Working in the Pest Control Industry
Posted April 3, 2017
People aren’t shy about reporting their biggest pet peeves in their workplaces. Every job has its ups and downs, and every individual has their own, personalized list of little things that grind their gears. But having been in the pest … Continue reading →
The Origins of Popular Insect Idioms
Posted November 9, 2016
Idioms are great alternative expressions to respond to everyday situations. Overuse them and they’ll annoy anybody with ears, but an idiom here and there varies up your vocabulary so you can appear smarter than you really are. Someone isn’t fitting … Continue reading →
Should Torontonians push for bed bug bylaws?
Posted May 15, 2017
x You might also want to know: Decoding the Bed Bug Genome: How We’re Closer to… Pest problems are prevalent from coast-to-coast, becoming more severe and widespread, especially in urban rental stock. Regardless of how clean and mindful you are, … Continue reading →
Are Bed Bugs Harder to Kill Now More than Ever?
Posted April 19, 2017
x You might also want to know: How Many Bed Bug Extermination Treatments Does It Take… If you’ve had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a bed bug infestation in your home, you know how difficult those buggers are to … Continue reading →
Flying Bed Bugs, and Other Bed Bug Myths
Posted July 19, 2016
x You might also want to know: Why Do I Have Bed Bugs? – Where They… After returning from your two-week summer vacation, you can’t wait to have a good night’s rest in your own bed. Your first night back, … Continue reading →
How Will We Handle ‘Super’ Bed Bugs in the Future?
Posted May 16, 2016
x You might also want to know: Diatomaceous Earth: What is it, and can I use… Is there anything worse than a bed bug infestation? How about an invasion of ‘super’ bed bugs? Bed bug removal already feels difficult enough, … Continue reading →
What do termites, ants, and Queen Victoria have in common?
Posted May 18, 2017
xYou might also want to know:Are Ants Mostly Active at Night?While it is quite unfortunate that we do not take days off to commemorate the Queens of the insect communities like we do for our human Monarchs of old, there … Continue reading →
How are Ants Similar to Humans?
Posted April 27, 2017
xYou might also want to know:The Annoying But Not So Dangerous Truth About Your…A brother from another mother. Siss from another miss. A bro fo no mo (full disclosure: this one we don’t really get). No matter how you refer … Continue reading →
Five Ant Control Myths
Posted July 5, 2016
xYou might also want to know:What Do Ants Eat?While you’re spending your Sunday afternoon at home in your onesie, indulging in your favorite snacks and binge watching a TV-series on Netflix, you’re not alone, my friend. Chances are, you are … Continue reading →
Why Some Carpenter Ants Have Wings, and Other Flying Ant-Related Questions
Posted June 13, 2016
xYou might also want to know:The Difference Between Carpenter Ants and TermitesWhen you think of the prototypical ant anatomy, it’s a pretty standard appearance – dark coloured, small, crawly, with a proclivity for ruining picnics. Not all ants fit that … Continue reading →
Why are Scientists Creating Red-Eyed, Mutant Wasps?
Posted April 24, 2017
x You might also want to know: How Wasp Nests are Built We love science. After all, we have science to thank for numerous pest control service advancements, from our bed bug control heat treatments to other effective, environmentally-friendly pest … Continue reading →
Which Pest Packs the Most Painful Sting?
Posted June 28, 2016
x You might also want to know: Is Knocking Down a Bee or Wasp… With summer in full flight, so too are all the pests and insects ruining your time outdoors. It’s peak pest season, which means you’re likely dodging … Continue reading →
Do Wasps Serve a Purpose?
Posted June 20, 2016
x You might also want to know: Do Candles And Herbs Deter Wasps And… When you think ‘wasps’, you think about the menacing garden pests that do a wonderful job at making you feel uneasy. Their buzzing does little to … Continue reading →
Five Facts That Will Make You Hate Wasps and Hornets (Even More)
Posted June 6, 2016
x You might also want to know: Are You a Bee Expert? Take This… Some people – okay, the vast majority – hate wasps and hornets, and it’s all thanks to their reputation as reckless stingers. But there’s a lot … Continue reading →