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Case Study: Mice Chew Through Weep Vent Covers in Toronto

The following case study details a mouse control service in Toronto, Ontario. Mice were removed from a multi-residential building with the help of bait stations and an exclusion of the exterior. Within a few weeks, the mice were gone. If you have been witnessing mouse activity in your home, give us a call. A technician…

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What is the best spray to kill cockroaches?

There are tons of cockroach sprays on the market that will give consumers all kinds of promises. Truth be told, it comes down to effective marketing and copywriting. Some over-the-counter cockroach sprays have at least one active ingredient or multiple. The industry leader in common household repellants has Imiprothrin. According to the chemical. life science…

What Happens To Cockroaches When You Spray Them

Cockroaches, like all living things, have fluid inside them. Unlike humans, they actually have a far higher water content than us. They also need more water than we do normally as we can store our water for some time, and insects cannot. Water is very important to live. If you have ever seen a dead…

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How Many Cockroach Species Are There?

The Smithsonian Institute answered this very nicely. According to the Smithsonian Magazine there are a staggering 4,500 cockroach species in the world, and out of them 30 species are considered invasive pests! In Canadian households, there are a handful from those 30 species that are often seen in our homes. These are the American, Oriental,…

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Case Study: Mice Enter Through Foundational Gap in Toronto

The following case study will analyze and recount a mouse infestation in a residential house located in Toronto. The homeowner complained about mouse activity where after a technician was dispatched on-site to conduct an exterior and interior inspection. Exterior Inspection The exterior and interior inspection are one of the most important parts during an exclusion…

How Many Cockroaches Are There In One Egg Sack

Cockroaches vary in colour, species and origin. While they are all very old and have survived both a major extinction event as well as the ice age. They did this in a similar way that males did. Mammals would make burrows and hide in small caves. Cockroaches did the same thing. The only thing that…

How Far do Cockroaches Travel

How Far do German Cockroaches Travel?

Cockroaches are unsightly pests that should be avoided at all costs. These are filthy insects that can make you sick with food poisoning and airborne allergens. If you’ve spotted a cockroach within a shared space, such as a laundry room, be careful that you do not bring one to your home. Cockroaches breed very rapidly,…

How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Crawlspace

How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Crawlspace

Rats are common in cities and older neighbourhoods where they can find food and shelter. Century homes are especially at risk of getting rats because their foundations have deteriorated, and they may have obsolete piping that rats can crawl through. Rats are commonly found in crawlspaces because they provide rats with comfortable shelter. In the…

How Long Can Cockroaches Survive Freezing Temperatures

Cockroaches survived the extinction that killed the dinosaurs. They were the rulers of the Carboniferous period which took place one hundred and twelve million years before the dinosaurs and three hundred and sixty million years before us. They are highly adaptive, resistant to all forms of radiation from photonic solar radiation to particle radiation like…