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Struggling to identify common pests in Canada? Terminix Canada is here to help you detect those common household bugs that have moved onto your property.

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Everything You Need To Know About Common Pests In Canada

Terminix Canada proudly provides both commercial and residential pest control throughout Canada. If you’re trying to identify a pest you’ve spotted on your property, then our Pest Library is the comprehensive resource you’ve been looking for! Our Pest Library provides educational information on the most common pests in Canada, including all the identification information you need for every species. This section of our website also provides you with simple remedies to take out the common household bugs and pests plaguing your property.

Common Pests In Canada

Ants are small in size but big in irritation. From carpenter ants to pavement ants, our ant exterminators know what it takes to wipe out ant nests and ant colonies for good.

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Invading attics and interior walls, bats carry the rabies virus. That’s why bat removal is so important. Our bat control team remove flying threats for good so you don’t have to creep round your home in fear.

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Once near extinction, bed bugs are back in full flight. We use chemical and steam treatments that deeply penetrate the tiniest crevices, ensuring all bed bugs and eggs are wiped out.

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See wasps and hornets buzz off for good. Your home is no place for these summertime pests that sting. Save yourself the struggle of hornet or wasp nest removal and leave it to our flying insect control team.

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Capable of causing structural damage and contaminating food, beetles are a real nuisance in homes and businesses. Leave beetle removal to the professionals at Terminix Canada.

Carpet Beetles

Stored Product Beetles

When birds create nests and lay their eggs on your property, they get very territorial. Our humane bird pest control and bird exclusion team use humane techniques to send house sparrows, pigeons and starlings packing for good.

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While a centipedes’ bite isn’t harmful to humans, you don’t want these crawling pests on your property. Our centipede control gets to the root of infested areas to liberate your space.

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Strange red stains on carpets, rugs and wallpaper calls for clover mite control, Tiny in size but big in irritation, our clover mites treatments gets the results you deserve.

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Cockroaches are nocturnal so roach infestations might not reveal themselves until you’ve got a full-blown problem. Carrying bacteria into food-dense areas, remove these crawling health hazards now.

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Earwigs invade homes since they are attracted to water. Constantly searching for water sources inside your space, our earwig treatment creates an effective barrier to keep them out.

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Possessing piercing and sucking mouthparts, fleas are gruesome pests that prey on household pets. Our flea treatment is combined with an insect growth regulator to kill off fleas in pets’ resting areas and elsewhere.

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Food preparation and disposal, along with air currents, attracts flies into homes. Professional fly control helps you get rid of flies permanently. Let us help you maintain a fly-free home.

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Millipedes’ scary appearance gives most Canadians the heebie-jeebies. Our millipede control exterminates these crawling nuisances for good so you can get back to enjoying your home.

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Our moth control service is the best and safest way to rid your home or business of irritating moths for good.

Clothes Moths

Indian Meal Moths

Getting rid of opossums is extremely tricky. Rest assured, our opossum removal team use humane techniques to remove them for good. Sanitation, prevention and exclusion will fix your problem.

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Sowbugs and pillbugs are attracted to homes and yards by an abundance of mulch, leaves, and plant life. Our pillbug and sowbug control targets damp basements and other areas so these pests have nowhere to hide.

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When raccoons scavenge for food in your neighbourhood and on your property, this calls for humane raccoon removal. Inhabiting dark, warm nooks, our team has the experience to remove them for good.

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Living in dark and warm spaces in your building, mice and rats are notoriously difficult to remove. So leave it to our rodent removal specialists. With us, there’s nowhere for rodents to hide.

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Getting rid of skunks is challenging and everybody knows about their disgusting smell. Our skunk removal team use humane techniques to remove them for good. Sanitation, prevention and exclusion will fix your problem.

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Silverfish always search homes for moisture and food sources high in sugars and starch. If you have holes in wallpaper, books or cardboard storage boxes, it’s time for silverfish control.

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A horrifying pest for any Canadian, spiders can seek refuge in businesses. From cellar spiders to wolf spiders, our spider exterminators know what it takes to get rid of spiders and stop them from returning.

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Termites can breach cracks as thin as your credit card. Therefore, termite removal is tricky. Not for our termite control team however. We’ll use tried and tested techniques to liberate your space.

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How Our Pest Control Works
It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! We use tried-and-tested methods of pest control to deliver the effective results you expect. Click each slide to learn more.
Stage 1: Examination
On your initial service, we'll hunt high and low for pests, documenting our findings in a comprehensive inspection.
Stage 2: Pest Defence
We'll treat the interior and exterior of your home or business, targeting the pests you see and the ones you don't. Outside, we'll establish an effective perimeter around your property.
Stage 3: Pest Monitoring
During ongoing service treatments, we'll come back to treat outside your home or business, fortifying the perimeter to keep you protected. Our custom treatments adapt with the seasons to address seasonal pest activity in your area, giving you protection all year long.
Our Guarantee
If pests come back between treatments, so will we - at no extra cost. It's all part of our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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  • Avatar Gisele McDiarmid ★★★★★ a month ago
    We totally appreciate this company's service. They're very well organized, knowledgeable, and reliable. In particular, Eddie has offered us consistently … read more dependable and courteous service, as well as helpful advice - and always with a smile! We highly recommend Terminix Canada.
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    Had William come last Thursday. Very knowledgeable and nice to answer all our questions. Good job done!
  • Avatar Ann Birch ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    The five-star rating applies to Eddie only. He was great. He came on March 20, 2021 and was here for an hour or more. He was so much more thorough than any other … read more Terminix employee who has come to my house.

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