How to Prevent and Get Rid of Cockroaches in Canada

Cockroaches are common pests that are incredibly hard to get rid of. They are famous for their intense survival skills, so it’s no surprise that there are over 3,500 species of roaches worldwide. Here in Canada however, we have 3 major species that homeowners have to contend with: the German cockroach, the brown-banded cockroach, and […]

Pest Control For Restaurants: Cockroaches

Pest control for restaurants is important. These services are a necessity for any establishment looking to safeguard their reputation and public image. Customers fleeing your restaurant in a heebie-jeebie induced panic should prove enough inspiration to contact a restaurant exterminator right away. If not, then health inspections ought to offer plenty of motivation.  In short, […]

Quit Making The Same DIY Pest Control Mistakes & Learn Proper Pest Control

If you’ve encountered a pest control problem in your home, it’s likely you’ll try and control the problem yourself using DIY pest control. Well, after you shake your fist and ask, “how could this happen to me?!” like you’re the main character in your own Shakespearean Tragedy. We hate the be the bearer of bad […]

The Importance Of Pest Control In Pharmaceutical Plants

If you are responsible for the operations of a production plant, then it’s crucial that you understand the importance of pest control. Furthermore, you must be on top of your pest control management in order to maintain the quality of your product and save the plant money. An infestation could cost you a fortune in […]

Do Cockroaches Die In Winter?

For the insectophobes among us, the question remains: do cockroaches die in winter? When freezing temperatures come around, Canadian homeowners often feel relief from the onslaught of flies, bees and mosquitoes endured during the warmer months. When technically answering “do cockroaches die in winter”, direct exposure to frigid weather does kill them. However, these nasty […]

Why Do I Have Cockroaches In Summer? Terminix’s Best Cockroach Prevention Tips

Why do I have cockroaches in summer? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’re not the first and you certainly won’t be the last Canadian homeowner to do so. A nuisance pest year-round, you have to be particularly vigilant about cockroach prevention in the summer. After all, summer’s hot and humid temperatures provide optimal conditions […]

The Entomological Society Of America Now Classifies Termites As Cockroaches

Most people really hate cockroaches, and who could blame them. Most people also aren’t very fond of termites, but normally that’s the only thing that groups these two pesky pests together. Until now. In the biggest reclassification (not really) since International Astronomical Union (IAU) deemed Pluto wasn’t deserving of a planetary title, termites have now […]


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