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What’s Your Wildlife IQ? Let’s Put it to The Test

How much do you know about the wildlife you share your surroundings with? Around the world, wildlife captivates with their extraordinary behaviours. But with these activities, comes unpredictability, which can cause disorder or worse. Whether you see them or not, wildlife is all around you, and as it finds its way into cities, it’s important to know how to identify their signs for the health and safety of your home or business.

Not a Friendly Flyer: How Mosquitoes Can Negatively Impact Your Business

Mosquitoes are more than an unwelcome nuisance on sidewalks, patios, playgrounds and other outdoor spaces. They can threaten the health and well-being of your employees and customers through their uncomfortable bites and the potential diseases they spread.

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Did you know there are over 260 different species of stink bugs in North America? Like any insect, these can find their way indoors from time to time. While most of us aren’t appreciative of any insects in our home, stink bugs can be a nuisance, especially if they choose to visit your home in large numbers.

Top 5 Facts You Need To Know About Mosquitoes

As the weather warms up and mosquitoes start becoming more active, you can expect to see these little blood suckers on your property. As mosquitoes are best known for their itchy bites and ability to spread disease, it is important to get the facts about mosquitoes. Here are the top 5 facts you need to know about mosquitoes.

Understanding The Impact Of Pest Birds On Your Business

Pest birds invading your commercial property are not only a nuisance, but can also put your business/commercial property, customers and employees at risk. Whether it is potential health risks and hazards that can be associated with bird droppings or liability risks that can lead to legal actions, pest birds can be nothing but trouble. Here are some of the issues that pest birds can bring to your business.

How Clean Is Your Clean?

With so many products and services to choose from, how do you know which ones are right for your business? Orkin Canada’s disinfection services have your back. As businesses reopen and resume full operations, it’s vital that yours is ready to welcome customers and employees into a safe, disinfected environment.

Don't Let Pests Go On Spring Break: A Reference Guide To Spring Pests

Spring has sprung and the arrival of warmer temperatures means an increase in pest activity across the country. Thousands of insects are emerging from dormant states and are looking for places to spend the mild spring and summer months.

What Every Business Owner Needs To Know About Pest Bird Diseases

Pest birds like pigeons can often be overlooked, but it is important to know that besides being nuisance, these birds can also be a health risk to your customers and employees. From diseases associated with their droppings to parasites that use pest birds to hitch a ride. Here is what every business owner needs to know about the health risks associated with pest birds.

6 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Mice In Your Home

If you see one mouse, odds are that there is a family of them hiding close by on your property. This is why you need to take action immediately when you see any possible signs of mice. This is due to the fact that if one mouse can find a way in your home, others will definitely follow. Plus, as mice breed very quickly, it is imperative to stop them in their tracks before a full blown infestation occurs. Here are 6 quick and easy ways to get rid of mice in your home.

Canada's Top 25 Bed Bug Cities Of 2020

Bed bugs are extremely efficient hitch hikers. They can move easily across a room and climb onto luggage or anything left on a bed in just one night.

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