5 facts you never wanted to know about cockroaches

Cockroaches are notorious for their ability to thrive in various environments. While they’re often associated with unsanitary conditions, cockroaches are still intriguing creatures with remarkable attributes. Here are five fun facts you probably never wanted to know about cockroaches. Cockroaches have been around for a mind-bogglingly long time. Fossil evidence suggests that cockroach-like creatures first … Read more

Is it a ladybug or something else?

Ladybugs — also known as lady beetles or ladybirds — play a crucial role in controlling pests like aphids in gardens and agricultural fields. Most ladybug adults and their alligator-looking larvae eat aphids, although the larvae are capable of eating far more aphids. Many of the various types of lady beetles in Western Canada are … Read more

Why spray for pests in the fall?

As the days grow shorter and temperatures start to dip, a wide array of pests view human structures as inviting havens. Here are a few compelling reasons to spray for pests in the fall, plus some ways you can safeguard your buildings from unwanted visitors. Common fall pests Many pests try to migrate into buildings … Read more

Do I have a sowbug problem?

Sowbugs are primarily outdoor pests. During the spring melt, however, you may find them in your home, looking for food and a safe place to mate. So, when are sowbugs a problem in your home? Here’s what you need to know. What are sowbugs? Sowbugs aren’t insects. They’re crustaceans, related more to shrimp than to … Read more