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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.

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 […]


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 […]


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