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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.

Bed Bugs - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I know if I've been bitten by a bed bug? How do I identify a bed bug when I see one? Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions on bed bugs, all answered by the experts at Orkin Canada.

4 Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Home

Whether you are buying an old Victorian or a new, custom-built home, you could be sharing a roof with unwanted visitors—pests. Just like you never know what’s lurking behind the walls, it’s hard to tell what underlying pest problems a home might be hiding.

Turning Out Unwanted Tenants From Your Multi-Residential Property

Leaky toilets. Clogged pipes. Broken A/C units. The type of maintenance requests property managers receive depends on the size, age and condition of the building. But whether managing brand-new high-rises or condos that are full of character, there’s one complaint every multi-residential property manager will deal with eventually — pests.

How To Keep The Cockroaches Out

We’ve all seen them before. They scamper across the floor and the walls, causing panic as they appear around corners or amongst stored food items. But don’t be fooled by the fact that cockroaches are so common—they’re still some of the filthiest pests imaginable.

Dried Out: How To Prevent Pests After A Flood

The end of winter means the beginning of vivid, green summers. But it also means the arrival of something far less pleasant—severe flooding. When snow starts melting, it’s important to be prepared for the long-term consequences of floods, including increased pest activity.

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