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.
New Home, Same Old Bugs
Not only are pests unsightly, but they can indicate underlying maintenance or structural issues. So before you open your home for a housewarming party, make sure you are checking off all the boxes when it comes to pest control.
How to Patch a Rodent Hole
Out of all pests, rats just might be the sneakiest. They have an uncanny ability to pop-up seemingly out of nowhere, much to the surprise and horror of all who encounter them. Just how do they pull off this magic act? Like tiny contortionists, rats are able to fit their bodies through impossibly small openings.
Most Common Household Beetles
25,000. That’s how many species of beetles entomologists have identified in North America. Needless to say, these insects can be found almost anywhere — some of their habitats more intrusive than others. And while you may never see most of them, here are a few species that call Canada home:
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.
How To Identify Bed Bug Bites
Everyone reacts differently to bed bug bites but the typical reaction is small, red, raised, itchy bumps.