Ants can fly, and that’s not all!

Ants Fly

Although flying ants may be more anxiety-inducing than their wingless counterparts, they don’t represent any greater threat. Here’s what you need to know about these small critters. Why do some ants have wings? The ants you see scurrying around on the ground are wingless females. They do all the work within the colony, but are … Read more

Is it a skunk or raccoon?

Skunks and raccoons are common in rural and urban areas across Western Canada. While they might look cute, both animals can do damage to your home and property. So how do you know if you have a skunk or raccoon problem? Here are some clues. Raccoons The raccoon is a small to medium-sized North American … 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

Do bed bugs hibernate in winter?

Bed bugs are nasty critters that can quickly infest your home if not dealt with immediately and thoroughly. You may think that these pests will freeze and die once winter comes. However, that isn’t entirely true. Bed bugs don’t hibernate. However, they can enter a dormant state called diapause if they get cold enough. What … Read more

Are German cockroaches indestructible?

If you’re trying to eradicate cockroaches from your home or business, it may seem as though these creepy crawlies are indestructible. Although they’re highly adaptable, cockroaches do have vulnerabilities. Here’s an overview of what you need to know. Cockroach facts Here are some reasons why it may seem like cockroaches are immortal. 1. They breed … Read more