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How To Prevent Pests From Invading Your Home During The Winter

Winter can be a time of good cheer and spending time with the people you love, but even though the weather may be colder, it does not mean that your home is immune to uninvited pests. With pests looking to escape the cold weather, your home can be the prime environment to nest and forage until the weather gets warmer again. Using over 65+ years of pest control experience, we have put together a list of expert tips to help prevent pests from invading your home during the winter.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside (And Pests Want In)

In the winter months, competing end-of-year priorities may make pest control more of an afterthought. Probably because pests don’t come around during the colder months, right? Wrong. Pests are opportunistic — when they see your employees enjoying the warmth inside (and possibly some holiday treats in the break room), you can trust they want in on the festivities.

Atlantic Canada's Top 15 'Rattiest' Cities

As winter approaches, pest control leader Orkin Canada reminds homeowners and business owners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Cities are ranked by the number of rodent (rat & mice) treatments the company performed from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.

British Columbia's Top 20 'Rattiest' Cities

As winter approaches, pest control leader Orkin Canada reminds homeowners and business owners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Cities are ranked by the number of rodent (rat & mice) treatments the company performed from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.

Rodent Health Risks in the Workplace

A rodent infestation is risky business in any work environment. In addition to ruining reputations, rodents are known for spreading diseases, bacteria and viruses everywhere they go. Protect your workforce – and your customers – from these health risks by maintaining a clean facility and keeping an eye out for rodent activity.  

How to Clean Rodent Droppings 

Rodents are disease-carrying machines that spread viruses and bacteria everywhere they go. If there are rodents making your home their own, you are likely to come across rodent droppings. But don’t reach for the paper towels just yet – these droppings can spread harmful airborne particles that could get you and your family sick. To protect the health of your household, learn how to properly remove rodent remnants from your home.

Is Your Pest Control Program as Effective as It Could Be? Take This Assessment

Pests of all kinds are not just a nuisance, but they can have a devastating impact on your business--from the health of your employees, the structural integrity of your property, to your reputation and ultimately, your finances. No matter your work environment, pests do not discriminate, so it’s important for you and your staff to understand the elements of an effective Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program.

Ontario's Top 25 "Rattiest" Cities 2021

Pest control leader Orkin Canada reminds home owners and business owners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Cities are ranked by the number of rodent (rat & mice) treatments the company performed from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. This ranking includes both residential and commercial treatments.

How Much Knowledge Do You Have Stored Away on Stored Product Pests? Test Yourself

Stored product pests like beetles, moths and weevils are known to infest whole grains or processed foods kept in a pantry or food storage facility. These pests can penetrate packaging and cause major damage to stored goods, resulting in lost product and profits, and sometimes even allergic reactions from their food contamination. These pests can also breed rapidly, causing populations to spike quickly, so it’s important to know how to spot their presence and activity before a full-blown infestation occurs. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of stored product pests and learn more about how to prevent them.

5 Tips To Get Rid Of Fruit Flies

To some, fruit flies are probably the most headache inducing pest to deal with. What these flies lack in stinging or biting power, they more than make up for in being a consistent nuisance in your home or business. Using our industry knowledge and expertise, we have put together five easy tips to keep fruit flies out of your kitchen. 

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