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Dos and Don’ts of Humanely Removing Bird Nests

Birds, with their captivating songs and vibrant plumage, often find their way into our lives, even nesting on our properties. While these nests can bring joy, there are times when removing them becomes necessary due to safety concerns or property maintenance. However, the key lies in ensuring this removal is done humanely, with a deep […]

HOW TO GET RID OF ANTS IN THE KITCHEN – OUR 5 BEST ANT REMOVAL TIPS

If you’ve frantically been Googling “how to get rid of ants in the kitchen” and wound up here, we’re glad. This Terminix Canada blog is dedicated to liberating you from the hair-raising thought of ants invading your kitchen and contaminating the food you eat. When you wake up, the only thing you want to see […]

How to Identify a Carpenter Ant Infestation?

Carpenter ants are notorious for the damage they do to homes across Canada and all of North America! These relentless creatures can cause significant damage to wooden structures within your home if left unchecked. Identifying a carpenter ant infestation early on is crucial to prevent further damage and protect your home. Read on to learn […]

How to Find a Wasp or Hornet Nest

Summary:  What’s the difference between wasps, hornets and bees? Hornets – A hornet is a large type of wasp known for its size and aggressive nature. Wasps – Wasps have sleek and smooth bodies with flashy black and yellow stripes. The most common Canadian wasps include hornets, yellow jackets, mud daubers and paper wasps.  Bees […]

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 […]

How do you get a skunk to leave? 

Have you ever wondered “Why are skunks attracted to my property?” or “How do I get skunks to leave my yard?” – if you have you’re not alone!  Despite their timid nature, skunks are considered one of the most dreaded yard pests in Canada due to the powerful odour they produce. They resort to this […]

How to get rid of raccoons

Raccoons can be entertaining to watch from a distance, but quickly become a nuisance when they invade your property. These animals are known for digging through trash, ruining gardens, damaging homes and even spreading diseases. They can also be quite aggressive, especially if they have young ones around. Read on to learn how to quickly […]

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