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What happens to ants in the winter?

Introduction In Canada, ants are often unavoidable in the spring and summer, but come winter they are nowhere to be found. Ever wonder what happens to ants in the winter? Do they hibernate or do they die? In this blog post, we unravel the mystery of ant survival strategies, exploring the remarkable adaptations that enable […]

What To Do If A Raccoon Bites You

Table of Contents What do I do if a raccoon bites or scratches me? If you are bitten or scratched by a raccoon it’s important that you seek medical attention as soon as possible. Here are the steps you should follow: Clean the Wound: Wash the wound thoroughly with soap and warm water as soon […]

Should I Use a Cockroach Bomb?

Dealing with a cockroach infestation is a daunting task for most homeowners. When you find a cockroach in your space you’ll rightly want to deal with the situation immediately and effectively. Unfortunately, this adrenaline also leads many homeowners to make rash decisions such as using cockroach bombs. Below we’ll explore the pros and cons of […]

How to Choose the Best Exterminator: A Guide for Canadian Homeowners

As a Canadian homeowner, encountering unwanted pests in and around your property can be distressing. For individuals encountering an infestation for the first time, it can be challenging to determine whom to contact to ensure the job gets done right. Unfortunately, not all pest control teams are created equal so it’s important to properly vet […]

The Best Ways to Get Rid of Rats

In this comprehensive post, we’ll delve into the best ways to get rid of rats for good. From understanding the habits and preferences of rats to implementing humane yet efficient removal techniques, we’ve got you covered.

How To Get Rid of Squirrels

Squirrels can be delightful to watch in your backyard, however, when they decide to make your home their own, they can become quite a nuisance. In this blog post, we’ll explore the signs of a squirrel infestation, the ways they find their way into our homes, the damage they can cause, and most importantly, how […]

Where do bed bugs come from? And why are they in my home? 

If you’re wondering about the origins of those pesky bed bugs that have invaded your home, you’re not alone! Bed bugs have been a source of frustration for homeowners and travellers alike, and understanding where they come from and why they’ve chosen your home as their new residence is essential to effectively combating these unwelcome guests. In this blog post, we will answer all your most pressing bed bug questions and explore the factors that can lead bed bugs to enter your home. By gaining insight into their habits you’ll be better equipped to prevent and address these nocturnal nuisances.


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