While cockroaches are a year-round nuisance, you have to be particularly vigilant about cockroach prevention in the summer, which is their mating season.
Who hasn’t spent weeks planting and watering seeds, tending them carefully, excitedly watching them sprout from the earth…only to witness garden pests nibble away the fruits (and vegetables) of your labour.
Termites are at their most populous in the summer when they emerge from their underground colonies and feed on wood sources they couldn’t get at during the winter.
Getting rid of wasps can be a real struggle once they get settled into a new colony. Tenacious, and dangerous when provoked, it is absolutely not recommended for you to try to remove a wasp nest without the help of pest control experts. That’s why wasp prevention is key.
If you’ve ever wondered “are squirrels dangerous?” you weren’t wrong to. A lot of people don’t consider squirrels threats, but these bushytailed rodents are still rodents, with the same sort of dangers their mouse and rat cousins are known for.
We’ve all wondered about the difference between rats and mice at one point or another in our lives, albeit probably when we were still learning how to spell the words “rats” and “mice.”
Spring’s here again, which means you as a diligent homeowner must be on the watch for all manner of creepy-crawlies. In particular, you should be on the watch for ants in the house.
An outbreak of a virus known as canine distemper is spreading amongst raccoons throughout the Greater Toronto Area. In fact, the city has seen hundreds of distemper cases in raccoons over the past few years.
Commonly derided as winged rats, bats have gotten a bad rap ever since Dracula jumped out of a cloud of them and declared “I vant to suck your blood!” Actually, only three out of 1200 species of bats subsist solely on blood, while most eat insects, fruits or small prey.
Regardless of whether you’re running a retail store, a restaurant, a hotel, or a recreational facility, if a customer witnesses a pest infestation in the midst doing their business, it’ll hurt your business.