Are spiders attracted to light?
Canadian spiders are mostly harmless and generally don’t pose a risk to our health, despite this, these creepy crawlies still make many people uncomfortable. One common misconception is that spiders are attracted to light in the same way that insects are, likely because spider webs are often seen illuminated by lamposts or porch lights at […]
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 Most Venomous Spiders In Ontario
So you want to read about the most venomous spiders in Ontario. If you suffer from arachnophobia, reader discretion is advised! In short, no pest elicits the same kind of fear and revulsion that spiders do. With their spindly legs, multitude of eyes, and venomous bite, they’re nature’s favourite little nightmare machines. But luckily, we […]
Beware The Brown Recluse Spider
The brown recluse spider is much like its reclusive human counterpart. It’s an unfriendly, unhinged sort that will happily seclude itself from the world. Rather worryingly however, the brown recluse spider is still small enough to be comfortably hidden and nestled in your home. Armed, Dangerous, And Intent On Being Left Alone The brown recluse […]
Think You’re Home Alone? Nope! Your Home Isn’t Bug-Free
Almost every homeowner dreams of a home that is completely bug-free, and the truth is, that’s extremely unlikely if not impossible. Even those who only see the occasional bug should know that their home ultimately isn’t bug-free. If you think the odd house spider or a few small ants is all that lies beneath your […]
Keeping Garden Pests Away This Summer – 6 Garden Pest Control Tips
It’s quite difficult to have a beautiful garden without dealing with pesky garden pests. However frustrating, many have experienced the blood, sweat and tears that go into cultivating a beautiful backyard. Who hasn’t spent weeks planting and watering seeds, tending them carefully, excitedly watching them sprout from the earth only to witness garden pests nibble […]
Spring Cleaning – The Best Way To Keep Spring Bugs Out
Spring is a time for renewal, refreshment, and restoration. With lighter evenings and warmer weather, many Canadian homeowners feel rejuvenated to tackle a new project or pick up from where they left off in winter. Take it from Terminix Canada; the best way to channel these inner desires is to take some preventative spring pest […]
WE WON’T REST UNTIL WE’VE REMOVED EVERY LAST PEST
Terminix has over 90 years of experience with pest control, making us one of the oldest and most experienced pest control companies in the country.