How To Inspect For And Prevent Termites
Though they’re not the most visible pests, termites can cause extensive damage to your home or business if left unchecked. Hiding within the structure of the building, these pests are capable of chewing through foundational materials and leaving widespread—and expensive—destruction behind. Termites provide benefit to ecosystems because they break down waste into nutrients for soil, but unfortunately, they can also break down the man made places where you live and work. Stopping termites starts with knowing how to identify the problem. Let’s a take a quick look at the two most common types of termites and the signs that indicate their presence.
Making the Food Grade: A Guide for IPM Success in Food Manufacturing
When it comes to pest management, you can never know too much. At Orkin Canada, we’ve seen it all: from facilities fastidiously documenting every fly to those letting rodents relax in the break room. That’s why we’re sharing the ultimate study guide of more than 50 facilities’ best practices with you.
Pest Prevention 101: Tips for Home and Business Protection
Pests are always on the lookout for three primary needs – food, water and shelter – and they’ll gladly enter your home or business to find them. Their pursuit is relentless, which is why it’s a good idea to stay protected against pests at all times. With health concerns at an all-time high worldwide, it is crucial to eliminate potential attractants and entry points in order to prevent pests and keep their populations low. They can compromise the areas where you live and work because they carry and transmit diseases, which means the more you can do to eliminate potential attractants, the better.
Insect Proofing Your Outdoor Lighting
With summer finally here, insects are active again. Which means that you need to take the necessary steps to prevent your property from being invaded by these pests. That all starts with the outdoor lighting you are using. So here is everything you need to know to ensure your outdoor lights are properly insect proofed.
Food Safety Webinar: The State of Food, Retail and Safety during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s paramount to understand and implement best practices to operate retail food stores, restaurants and associated pick-up and delivery services to safeguard employees, customers and guests. In This free webinar, Orkin Canada partners with The Strategy Institute as part of their Food Safety Virtual Event Series to bring you perspective and insights from industry experts to help you adapt food safety procedures, maximize resources, navigate risks and avoid contamination.
Restaurant Re-opening: What You Need to Know
During the global COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant managers have been forced to respond to an unprecedented situation. Besides wondering how long the disruptions will last, professionals across the industry have also had to face concerns about health and safety for employees and customers. Ensuring peace of mind is crucial for returning to normal operations.
The Asian Giant Hornet (Murder Hornet) - What You Need To Know
There have been numerous news sources reporting about the appearance of the Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia), commonly referred to as “Murder Hornets”. We wanted to quell any fears and educate you on this non-indigenous type of hornet.
Move over, mosquitoes. Not only are these pests a nuisance, but they can leave painful bites on unsuspecting victims. Prevent these tiny vampires from feasting on your employees and customers by identifying their source and using preventive pest control to eliminate the itch left behind by mosquitoes.
Do mosquitoes get under your skin? Not only are these bloodsuckers a nuisance to your home, but they have painful bites that can leave you and your guests itching for hours – or sometimes days – at a time. Eliminate the itch by knowing how to identify mosquito bites and get rid of mosquitoes from the source.
Extreme Weather & Pests: How to Protect Your Business When It’s Raining Rats and Moths
Extreme weather is just that—extreme. In a moment, it can change everything, leaving a trail of destruction that can take years and billions of dollars to clean up. So, before extreme conditions leave you high and dry (or low and wet, as the case may be), check what’s on the pest forecast. In this guide, you’ll learn which pests pop up most frequently after extreme weather events. You’ll also come away better prepared to help protect your business from Mother Nature before and after disaster strikes.