How Do You Get Rid of a Rats Nest?

How do you get rid of a rats nest and be sure you have done a thorough job to guarantee no re-emergence? Getting rid of rats might not come as easy as you want it to. But with the right tools, preventive measures, and professional rat control assistance, you could become rat-free sooner. One thing…

Can Cockroaches Do Any Harm?

Can Cockroaches Do Any Harm?

Can cockroaches do any harm to humans whether in the home, office or restaurant? If you’ve ever had a close experience with these creepy crawlers then you should read this. Cockroaches could be a real pest or PR problem in the kitchen, home or office. Besides the economic waste, they create cockroaches could pose some…

What Do Cockroaches Eat and What Attracts Them Into Your House?

Do you know what attracts cockroaches in your home or office? Cockroaches in the home or workplace usually strike as not only repulsive but one of man’s worst nightmare. Imagine walking into your kitchen at night only to discover an intrusion, group of cockroaches littered every. No need discussing what follows next if you incidentally…

Can House Mice Have Rabies?

What Attracts Mice In Your House?

What usually attracts mice in your house? It’s simple, the search for food and a safe and warm place to stay. Mice could be troublesome and destructive. And your kitchen, wardrobe as well as other hidden places turns out to be the center of attraction. Do you know that mice eat as much as 15…

Carpenter Ants

When are Carpenter Ants Most Active?

Carpenter ants are indigenous to many parts of the world. They are known to mostly nest outside in rotted, damp wood where they build distinctive looking nests. They are also famous for chewing through the wood to create passageways that offer access to their nesting areas known as galleries. When they build their nests indoors,…

Can Sugar Ants Damage Your House?

During springtime, sugar ants will begin their home invasion, foraging for food and water. While these tiny little ants are not harmful to humans, they are a nuisance and can get out of hand if the colony gets too big. Sugar ants are common in Canada, and most people refer to them as small ants…

Allergic Reaction to Ant Bites

It’s more common to fear an ant sting than become allergic to one. Different people get different reactions from ant bites and stings such as swollen foot, itching, and even a severe allergic reaction that might need immediate medical attention. After an ant bite, it’s normal to get a small itching lump, which will normally…

What Plants Deter Ants

What Plants Deter Ants

There are several species of ants all over the world that are often a real pain to deal with both in your home and garden. Ants are very useful to our environment; they prey on fleas, termites, caterpillars among other bothersome insects. Even though they prey on these insects, they provide a hideaway for aphids…

The Danger of Carpenter Ants in the Attic

The Danger of Carpenter Ants in the Attic

Ants might seem harmless, but when you spot carpenter ants in your attic, there should be a reason to worry. Carpenter ants get their name through their nest building capabilities. They have learned the art of excavating wood, forming smooth tunnels where they build their galleries. Carpenter ants, unlike termites, do not feed on the…

Top 5 Bed Bug Cities in Canada

Top 5 Bed Bug Cities in Canada

Many people still think that the likely hood of getting bed bugs is at par with contracting the plague or dying of consumption. Bed bug cases in North America have been on the rise over the two past decades. This resurgence has mostly been attributed to banning of toxic but effective chemicals and pesticides such…