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Rat Habits: Nesting & Feeding

Where do rats live, nest and feed It is believed that the rat population on earth is almost twice as large as humans. The average lifespan of rats is only from one year to two and a half years, but these animals are unusually fertile. Rats thrive in almost any condition, hot or cold. They live and breed in areas cold with temperatures [...]

By |2019-03-12T11:34:50-05:00March 12th, 2019|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

Where Mice Nest & Feed Outdoors

Mice Living Outdoors   Almost all landscapes across the globe have mice. Mice are tiny rodents that nest and feed almost anywhere. The most common complaint about mice comes when they infest the interior of peoples homes. Mice, do love the warmth of human dwellings, but they can thrive in exterior conditions too. The mouse is a small animal with an [...]

By |2019-03-06T18:54:11-05:00March 6th, 2019|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

Raccoons In Urban Areas

Why Raccoons are in residential areas like Toronto: People think that raccoons are mainly found in forested rural areas, this is not the case. Raccoons do live in "the wild" but they thrive in urban areas like Toronto and the gta. These animals are equipped with opposing thumbs that allow them to grip and open nearly anything. Cities have an [...]

Health Risks That Rats Cause

  Rat Infestations: Illness, Disease and How They Spread Rat infestations are very common and most of you think that rats are dirty. But, did you know that these rodents are very tidy? As a matter of fact, rats spend more time on cleaning themselves and their living quarters. They also keep their bedroom separate from their bathroom, just like [...]

By |2019-02-25T14:05:51-05:00February 25th, 2019|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

Are Raccoons Active In The Winter? Yes!

Do Raccoons Hibernate During The Winter? If you wake up sometime in the middle of the night to the sound of someone walking on or inside your roof, it is a raccoon! Raccoons are the top contender for food that is left around your property, and the nice warm home inside of your attic. They love to nest in the [...]

By |2019-02-24T23:19:18-05:00February 14th, 2019|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

What Health Risks Do Mice Cause?

A mice infestation is a nuisance, but did you know that they pose a major health risk to you and your family? Aside from being disgusting and pesky, having rodents inside your house can be extremely harmful for you and your family’s health. Even though you or your kids might not get bitten by mice directly, these rodents that are [...]

By |2019-02-24T23:21:47-05:00February 12th, 2019|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

Avoiding Having to Deal with Wasps & Hornets This Summer

Raccoons, skunks and squirrels have come out of hibernation for the winter and had their first batch of babies, and that has kept us quite busy as we’re helping homeowners kick unwanted guests out of their homes and safeguard entry points so new nuisance wildlife can’t get in. But as the summer temperatures start rising, we’re getting ready to [...]

By |2018-06-13T13:30:15-05:00June 11th, 2018|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments

Some Serious Health Risks Nuisance Wildlife Can Pose

The season is in full swing and we’re fielding more skunk, raccoon and other wildlife calls than we ever have in the past. And while these nuisance pests are up to their usual damaging tricks, we’ve seen a couple of news stories lately that suggest that they’re starting to pose more serious threats to people and pets than just [...]

By |2018-06-12T16:43:31-05:00June 4th, 2018|Helpful Information, Wildlife Control|0 Comments

Ready for Another Round of Baby Squirrels?

The kids are getting ready to go back to school, and with the recent run of cool temperatures, it’s not hard to believe that fall is just around the corner. Fall means that squirrels are having their second litter of the year, and here are some helpful hints for how to make sure that baby squirrels don’t become an [...]

By |2017-09-11T12:58:40-05:00August 30th, 2017|Helpful Information, Pest Control, Wildlife Control|0 Comments

How to Treat a Bee Sting, Wasp Sting or Hornet Sting

Late summer is the most active time for bees, wasps and hornets as they’ve made their nests, laid their eggs and start preparing for the winter hibernation. Also, as children are out of school, they’re more likely to encounter stinging insects, or worse, disturb a nest. Here are some helpful tips for how to treat a bee sting, wasp sting, [...]

By |2017-09-10T16:45:07-05:00August 15th, 2017|Helpful Information, Pest Control|0 Comments