Can You Do Anything to Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs on a mattress

It’s no secret that bed bug sightings are on the rise. The little critters are showing up in swanky hotels as well as churches, cruise ships, dry cleaners, rental places and dorm rooms. It’s an old problem that is now making a tremendous come back. The good news is that being informed and being on … Read moreCan You Do Anything to Prevent Bed Bugs

Springtime Pests: What is Lurking in Your Leaf Litter

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A lot of people do not realize the pest problems that are associated with spring. While leaf litter can be beneficial for your soil, it is also harbouring a variety of springtime pests! Spring is a key time to address occasional invaders such as sow bugs, millipedes, and centipedes. These pests look for the leaf … Read moreSpringtime Pests: What is Lurking in Your Leaf Litter

Controlling Pigeons When the City Won’t

Pigeons on concrete

Feral pigeons are the number one nuisance bird in urban areas, yet many municipalities are washing their hands of the dirty birds. In 2013, the City of Trail, British Columbia (in the Kootenay Region of the Province’s interior) made national headlines when they scrapped a plan to relocate thousands of pigeons that plague the area … Read moreControlling Pigeons When the City Won’t

Bed Bugs: Heat Treatments vs Chemicals

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Bed bugs are very small creatures that hide in cracks and crevices. They can be difficult to find. Once discovered, an infestation can be difficult to eradicate. Exterminators across western Canada will advise you to use the more effective bed bug heat treatment over chemicals to deal with this problem. How bad are bed bugs … Read moreBed Bugs: Heat Treatments vs Chemicals