The 411 on Wasps
Wasps can be territorial and aggressive and become dangerous in large numbers. To help prevent a painful sting, learn how to identify and prevent wasps from taking over your home
Top Flea Control Tips
While pets are beloved members of your family, fleas shouldn’t be. Your furry friends can unknowingly harbour pests into your home and turn a small flea problem into a full-blown infestation in no time. Before you let your pooch off the leash, learn how to identify fleas and prevent these tiny hitchhikers from sneaking into your home undetected.
Birds: Don’t Egg Them On
Birds may make nice additions to some landscapes, but when it comes to your property, these feathery fiends are a no-go. Not only can birds create extra noise, but they are also very unsanitary and can be a nuisance to anyone who walks by.
Not Digging It: How to Keep Pests Out of the Garden
Whether it’s vibrant flowers, towering trees or rows of vegetables, adding greenery can enhance the atmosphere and overall appearance of your home. But maintaining a garden isn’t easy—especially when there are thousands of hungry, destructive pests waiting to tear it apart.
How to Remove a Tick
After a day full of adventuring, playing or relaxing outdoors, the last thing you want to find is a tick sucking up your blood. While these pests don’t present much of a threat to well-built homes with maintained exclusionary measures, they can be found feeding on humans or pets after spending time outdoors in wooded areas. If you find a tick on yourself or your furry friend, it is important to remove it as quickly and safely as possible.
The Buzz on Small Flies
Nobody wants flies buzzing around their business – or their meal. Small flies are not only a nuisance, but they can also risk the health of your employees and customers alike.
Bed Bug Travel Tips
Bed bugs are expert hitchhikers and aren’t picky about who they choose to travel with. These tiny pests can infest any space – including your hotel or cottage – and are not a sign of poor sanitation. Bed bugs are sneaky and can make their way into your belongings easily without being detected.
Avoid Painful Pests This Canada Day
Barbeques, fireworks, parades and…bug bites? While each of these activities are perfect for summer celebrations like Canada Day, summertime is also the ideal season for biting and stinging pests to come out in full force. Identifying which of these pests might make an appearance in your backyard can help you take the steps necessary to protect your home – and potential party guests – from their painful bites.
Rats Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Where do rats nest? What diseases do rats carry that could affect humans? Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions, answered by the experts at Orkin Canada.
Ants Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What attracts ants into my home? How do I get rid of ants and prevent their colony from growing? Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions on ants, all answered by the experts at Orkin Canada.