The Orkin Blog

Stay informed - check out the Orkin Blog for answers to common questions and general information about pests in Canada.

Choosing a Pest Management Provider for Your Franchise

Having the right pest management partner in place can help you avoid these situations altogether. But with so many options, how you do choose the right one?

How To Keep Your Facility Exclusive

Pests don’t scan their keycard on the way in the door, so you’ll never know when they show up at your facility — especially if they’re already inside. Crawling critters are always looking for a way to make themselves at home if your building offers any food, water or shelter. Chances are, it contains a bit of all three.

5 Ways to Leave Pests Out in the Cold This Winter

Check out these five tips to help keep pests from crawling around your property and disturbing tenants this winter.

Signs and symptoms of bed bugs

Knowing the signs of bed bugs is the first step in finding and removing these pests.

Bed Bug Treatment & Control

Bed bugs are mostly found in bedding, mattresses, on headboards and in bed frames and box springs.

Bed Bug Bites

Everyone reacts differently to bed bug bites but the typical reaction is small, red, raised, itchy bumps.

Tick Season

Ticks are blood-sucking parasites commonly found throughout Canada. Peak tick season for nymphs usually occurs during the spring and summer months, while adults are a threat in the late fall.

When do squirrels have babies?

Grey squirrels have two breeding periods per year, one in mid-summer and another in early spring.

Identifying Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are nocturnal and so small, detecting them can be very difficult. They are small, flat and have oval-shaped bodies. They have six legs and two antennae. Bed bugs cannot fly and have short, golden coloured body hair that can make their bodies appear to be striped

A Bed bug dog is the best detection tool in the fight against bed bugs

Every day man’s best friend is hard at work helping us in the battle against bed bugs!

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