Located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, the city of Longueuil has a population of over 230,000. With so many people in a densely inhabited urban environment, you can expect to find many species of pests. That’s why Orkin Canada has a team of pest control technicians on the South Shore who provide expert pest management services tailored to the distinctive issues of the region and its residents.
Pests on the South Shore
Living in close proximity to a major body of water, combined with the humidity of South Shore summers, puts residents in the path of annual mosquito problems. In late spring, the city also encounters cockchafer beetles and firebugs, which feed on lawns and cause the discoloration or death of the grass. Other problematic pests in the local area include Carpenter ants, various spider species, and paper wasps drawn to human activity.
With cold winters the area also faces infestation issues as pests seek shelter from the elements.
Rats, mice, cockroaches, and other filthy pest species enter homes and businesses to look for shelter, warmth, and new sources of food. Ants can also be serious pests. Pharaoh ants are a real nuisance to the city’s businesses and commercial structures like hotels, hospitals and food processing plants are at particular risk of these pesky pests. Elsewhere Carpenter ants can build their nests in homes causing considerable damage to wooden structures as they do.
Orkin Canada’s pest control technicians can give you peace of mind by expertly helping you remove unwanted pests from your home or business – and making sure they don’t come back.
Frequently Asked Questions
What will a professional do to manage firebugs in my home?
Firebugs tend to harbour on the warmer side of buildings, specifically inside walls. When dealing with a firebug infestation, your Orkin Canada technician will inspect and treat the exterior of your home/building. This involves filling in any crevices and cracks in order to close off any entry points that could bring bugs inside. Once fire bugs make their way indoors, the quickest way to control the population is to vacuum any visible bugs.
What are the signs of a carpenter ant infestation?
Common signs of a carpenter ant infestation can include spotting live carpenter ants foraging for or transporting food. You may also notice sawdust in areas near compromised wood/wood structures such as by window sills, crawlspaces, door frames, and on structural pillars in the basement. Dead ants can also be another sign of a carpenter ant on your property.
What do I do if I have an infestation of carpenter ants?
Carpenter ants are known for their ability to burrow into wood/wood structures. This burrowing ability makes it challenging for an untrained individual to recognize a potential infestation growing on their property. If you are seeing signs of a carpenter ant infestation, it is important to contact your local Orkin Canada Longueuil branch right away.
How do I prevent June bugs from invading?
Cockchafer beetles commonly known as ‘June’ or ‘May’ bugs are outdoor insects that are viewed as nuisance pests. This means these pests do not attack or damage household building structures and materials like wood or personal items like fabric, but can be considered more an inconvenience to you. DIY products to get rid of June bugs can be found at your local garden centre or hardware stores. If the June bug population grows beyond what you can handle, don’t hesitate to contact your local Orkin Canada branch for professional assistance.
Technicians from coast to coast
Orkin Canada has technicians in every province, in cities large and small. There’s no pest problem we can’t travel to. If you don’t see a location listed near you give us a call at 1-800-800-6754 to reach your local branch.
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