Bed Bug Treatment Options – Dealing With Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are some of the more tenacious pests a person can endure.  Although abundant prior to World War II, they all but disappeared in the 50’s and 60’s due to advances in hygiene and pesticide technology.  However they have made a serious comeback in recent years due to an increase in global travel, population…

Dealing With a Pharaoh Ant Infestation – Getting Rid of Pharaoh Ants

Dealing With a Pharaoh Ant Infestation Ants for the most part are an irritant in homes, unwelcome insects foraging for food to bring back to a colony.  Interestingly, one of the most resilient, undesirable and invasive species is also one of the smallest. Pharaoh Ants are tiny even by ant standards, measuring only two millimeters…

Finding a Carpenter Ant Nest – Carpenter Ant Signs

Carpenter Ants are among the most destructive types of pests that can infest your home.    Unlike termites they do not eat wood per se, but dig into it to build their nests.  As most of our houses are built with wood, this can create serious issues for homeowners if Carpenter Ants begin building a colony…

Rats in Attic – What to Do

Rats in the attic in Toronto aren’t just chewing on your electrical wires (which are a fire hazard), destroying your wood columns and keeping you up at night with their incessant scratching and scampering. These rodents carry many diseases some of which are potentially fatal. Common diseases spread by rats include Leptospirosis, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome…

Bee and Wasp Sting Treatments – Yellow Jacket Stings

Bee and Wasp Sting Treatments Wasps are winged insects that belong to the order Hymenoptera and are often confused with bees. A highly evolved social insect, wasps are usually a bright yellow in color with prominent black stripes going around their abdomen and measure between 10 to 15 millimeters in length. While wasps usually go…

Choosing the Best Mouse Trap for Your Home

The Best Mouse Traps Mice have been around for probably millions of years. Throughout this period mice have been perceived differently depending on certain situations. In some circumstances, they have served as human companions and in some instances as subjects of scientific investigations. At the most basic level, mice as perceived as pests. Though not…

Tips to Protect Your Home From Cockroaches  

Cockroach Prevention Tips Cockroaches are annoying little pests to deal with because they can increase in numbers fairly quickly, and they are tougher to get rid of than most pests. They usually have hundreds or even thousands in a single home that they live in, which is why they are tough to remove and stop.…

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Signs of a Carpenter Ant Infestation 

Carpenter Ant Infestation Signs Having pests around the house is usually a great nuisance for every homeowner.  It gets even worse when they cannot be seen thus delaying the detection process and in turn the termination process. Carpenter ants are one of those pests that could lead to total destruction of all the wooden parts of a house…