Carpenter Ants

Case Study: Interior Carpenter Ant Removal in Leaside

The following case study details a carpenter ant extermination in Toronto. Leaside, Toronto Leaside is located in the east end of Toronto and is comprised of a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial complexes. Known as one of the most affluent neighbourhoods in the city, Leaside was first developed in the early 1900’s by the…

Exterior Rodent Bait Station

Case Study: Rats Crawl Into Basement Walls in Old Toronto

The following case study describes the removal of a prolonged infestation of rats within the Casa Loma area. Rats that were burrowing outside had made their way into a family’s home by taking advantage of its structural vulnerabilities. With continued investigation and treatment, The Exterminators team was able to address the root causes of the…

What are Spiders Attracted to

What are Spiders Attracted to?

More than 800 spider species have been found in Ontario. That’s a lot of spiders! Thankfully, only a small fraction of them are common. The most likely species to invade your home or garden include the house spider, black-footed spider, jumping spider, yellow-sac spider, and wolf spider. As insectivores, spiders are attracted to places where…

Rodent Bait Station The Beaches

Case Study: Rats Burrow Through Shed in The Beaches

This article will analyse and recount a rat extermination and pest-proofing service in The Beaches. This infestation was a long-standing rat issue on the customer’s property. It will detail the steps taken in exclusion, by the technician, to eradicate the rat infestation. This visit is located between Kingston Road and Queen Street East in the…

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

Spiders are incredibly common all over the world. With over 45,000 different species, these creepy crawlers are seemingly everywhere, building webs and terrifying people with their alien-like appearance. Every house in Ontario is unfortunately prone to getting spiders. So, how do you get rid of spiders and keep them out? The key is to make…

The Beaches Utility Pipe Exclusion

Case Study: Rats Burrow Through Basement in the Beaches

This article will analyze and recount a case of interior and exterior rat removal in The Beaches that required more than one visit. It will detail the steps taken in exclusion, by the technician, to control and eliminate a rat infestation in a commercial establishment in the beaches. This is located between queen street east…

How to Get Rid of Centipedes Naturally

How to Get Rid of Centipedes Naturally

Centipedes are hideous creatures that are terrifying to most people. They are mostly harmless and feed on more troublesome pests like bed bugs and cockroaches, but they are most unpleasant to have around. So, how do you get rid of them naturally? The key is to remove what attracts centipedes to the home and stop…

Riverdale-Rat-Exclusion

Case Study: Stubborn Rats in Riverdale

This case study will cover a stubborn rat infestation in the Riverdale neighbourhood which had been looked at by other pest control providers prior to our involvement. Over a period of over two years, we were asked to come back to the same home to deal with rats that had been freely roaming through the…

How do I Get Rid of Centipedes in my House

How do I Get Rid of Centipedes in my House?

Centipedes are unsightly insects that will make anyone uncomfortable. While they are mostly harmless, centipedes can be quite frightening to residents and their guests. These are small, yellow-grey insects with up to 15 pairs of legs, giving them a hairy appearance. The average centipede is 10cm long and can live anywhere from 3 to 7…