How To Keep Wasps Away From Your Home

Wasps, hornets and yellowjackets are far more dangerous and unpredictable than bees, delivering a nasty sting when provoked (in some cases, repeatedly). Summertime is the peak season for these aggressive insects, making their nests in the ground, on the underside of trees and decks, and inside dumpsters. Keep food sources inside your home Yellowjackets love [...]

Where To Look For Bed Bugs

Bed bugs will gather near to where their host sleeps. The top spots to check are: bottom of box spring bed frame if it is made of wood headboard mattress Some of the places to check include bedside tables, ceiling and wall junctions, and loose panelling. They also appear in any crease or crevice near [...]

What Are The Signs of Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs can be hard to find for those who aren’t sure what they should be looking for. Even when bites appear, some individuals do not react to them, while others might mistake them for mosquito bites. Adult bedbugs are roughly the size of an apple seed and are reddish-brown, flat, and wingless. Upon feeding, [...]

What is single most important strategy to prevent Ant problems?

Removing access to food and water is the easiest way to avoid ant pest problems. Ant colonies send out scouts to search for food. Ants are attracted to many types of food. They enjoy eating sugary and greasy foods (like peanut butter or crumbs) and are also attracted to the “honeydew” produced by aphids on [...]

How to do a bed bug inspection

The first step is to roll up your sleeves and start looking for them. Bed bugs are tiny, nocturnal insects that are masters at hiding just about anywhere in your home. Check your mattress, bedding, box spring, headboard, and bed frame; bed bugs don’t live far form their food source. Visible signs of a bed [...]

What kind of rat did I just see?

The most common rodent in Vancouver House Mouse, Deer Mouse (often called Field Mouse), Roof Rat, Norway Rat, and Pack Rat (aka Furry Tailed Wood Rat). Each of these rodents has unique characteristics that require different methods for proper eradication, including the use of traps, poison, and exclusion. Rodent Information

How to Tell There Is a Mouse in Your House

Here are a few tell-tale signs you might be harbouring some furry little freeloaders. Sounds One of the first things you are likely to notice is sounds. Mice are nocturnal, so you will most often hear them scurrying about in the walls or ceilings at night when the house is quiet. Droppings and Urine Mice [...]

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