Many people think they don’t need pest control in the winter, after all the bees, bugs, and beasties are gone, right?
There’s no greater impediment to a good night’s rest than the frenzied sounds of an animal in the attic scratching at night. Whether it’s mice or squirrels in the attic, the idea of wild animals scratching and defecating above you is not a recipe for restful sleep.
“Snakes…why’d it have to be snakes?” – Indiana Jones
With winter coming, don’t be surprised if you find mice hiding in the nooks and crannies of your home. As the temperature falls, more and more rodents will be looking for winter havens in attics, walls, and basements, including your own.
Everyone knows Halloween stops being scary past the age of 5, but it’s still pretty terrifying to find a bat in your house in the dead of All Hallow’s Eve. With their leathery wings and hog noses, bats are certainly the most sinister of Halloween critters.
No pest elicits the same kind of fear and revulsion that spiders do. With their spindly legs, multitude of eyes, and venomous bite, they’re nature’s favourite little nightmare machines. But luckily, we Canadians don’t really have to worry the truly dangerous varieties of spiders…right?
True to its name, environmental pest control is all about getting rid of pests with minimum impact on the environment. That means finding pest control solutions that go beyond simply spraying and praying with dangerous pesticides.
Have trash pandas set up shop in your home or garden? If you want to get rid of raccoons before next garbage day rolls around, the best way to get rid of them is to call a registered pest control company in Toronto for raccoon control services.
As children, we’re taught to be opening and welcoming and not to exclude anyone…but that doesn’t include pests! Exclusion pest management is a vital step in any integrated pest management program, and it’s a great way to ensure pests never return to bother you or your family ever again.
For the insectophobes among us, winter often comes as a relief from the onslaught of flies, bees, and mosquitoes we have to endure during the warmer months. However, for those terrified of getting a cockroach infestation, the question remains: do roaches die in the winter?