What Are Silverfish and Why Do I Have Them

What are Silverfish and Why Do I Have Them?

Are there silverfish crawling around your home? Silverfish are odd little creatures that are found in homes across North America. They are mostly harmless but give most people the creeps. Silverfish may also cause damage to carpets and furniture, so it is best that you get rid of them as soon as possible. Thankfully, there…

Mice And Rodent Exclusion In Ayr

The initial call to the property was for a customer who noticed a mouse infestation in their home. The mice were feeding on food in the kitchen with clear chewing signs and feces. A technician was sent out to treat the infestation and insect for rodent exclusion. House mice, unlike native wild mice like the…

Why do you get silverfish in your home

Why Do You Get Silverfish in Your Home?

Silverfish are creepy little insects that are commonly found in basements and bathrooms. They don’t bite or sting, but they may cause allergic reactions. They’re also quite unsettling! As starch-consuming insects, silverfish may cause damage to clothing, paper, and upholstery. What’s worse is that having silverfish in the house risks attracting other insects like spiders…

Are Earwigs Poisonous

Are Earwigs Poisonous?

Earwigs are not poisonous, nor do they get into people’s ears. The pincers that earwigs have on their abdomens make them look intimidating, but these are harmless bugs. Earwigs keep to themselves and may only pinch the skin when they are handled closely and feel threatened. If there is an alarming amount of earwig activity…

Mouse Treatment And Rodent Exclusion In Toronto

The initial call to the property was for an ongoing mouse issue in the customer’s home. So consistent that the customer researched how to stop it permanently and expressly requested rodent exclusion to end the infestation permanently.   When you live near any sort of park or ravine it is common for mice or rats to…

How to Get Rid of Earwigs in Your House

How to Get Rid of Earwigs in Your House

Earwigs are usually spotted outdoors, which makes them all the more disturbing inside the house. They are harmless to humans, but their pincers and creepy demeanour are terrifying to most people. These are pesky little bugs that can be difficult to get rid of. However, they can be removed with the right approach and kept…

Why Do I Have Earwigs

Why Do I Have Earwigs?

Spotting an earwig in the home can be quite unsettling. This is a creepy, unusual bug that does not belong indoors. In many cases, earwigs have accidentally found their way indoors and require professional removal. These are hardy insects that will attract more earwigs into the home and multiply if conditions are correct. Thankfully, you…

A Squirrel, a Mouse And a Rat In Old Toronto

The initial call to the property was for a customer who believed there were squirrels, rats, or mice in her home and on the outside. There was a severe smell in the basement of dead animals and activity was heard constantly in the walls and the attic. This situation can be frightening when it turns…

How to Get Rid of Spiders Completely

How to Get Rid of Spiders Completely

So, you want to get rid of spiders for good? The key is to make your home unattractive to spiders and physically block them out. Spiders feed solely on other bugs, so it is important that you remove whatever is attracting those other insects. Then, find every hole they could be using to get inside…

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

Basements are known to house spiders and other pests because they are often humid, quiet, and cluttered with storage. There are plenty of dark corners for a spider to build its web in a typical Canadian basement. And while spiders are effective at keeping other pests under control, they can still make anyone uncomfortable. The…