The War Against Raccoons

Meals on Wheels may be something of the past for your local raccoon.

curious raccoonLast month, the City of Toronto announced their latest move on the war against raccoons. Will other city’s like Hamilton, follow suit? What is considered to be the tamper proof compost bin will hit Toronto neighbourhoods in 2016. Continue reading

Pests that Nest!

While the birds are finally chirping again in Hamilton, they are also nesting. It is important to keep an eye on the nests that pop up near your home to avoid damage to your property and danger for the birds, who will often build a nest in an area that is unsafe or unsuitable to call home. Continue reading

Different kinds of mousetraps

If you have a rodent problem in your home, you might be tempted to take a do-it-yourself approach and set some mousetraps around the house to capture your unwanted visitors. There are various types of mousetraps available, each one having its own mechanism for drawing in and capturing a mouse or rat (or other small pest). Continue reading

Pest Test: Cockroaches

One of the most detested pests to be found in any household is the creepy crawling cockroach. Cockroaches are capable of spreading disease through human and pet food contamination with germs they pick up in latrines, garbage and dumps. Various diseases that can be carried at any time include cholera and pathogens such as salmonella. They can multiply extremely quickly. One cockroach egg capsule can contain over 40 eggs at one time. Continue reading

Is Your Cat Really the Best Mousetrap?

If you’re a cat owner, you have probably seen your cat torture a spider or centipede in their day. Perhaps your cat has even been so loyal as to prey on other pests in your house like mice. Even if your cat appears to be helping keep your household pest free, it is important to know that much of their achievements are for show, and even though you have a cat, it doesn’t mean you don’t have any pests! Continue reading

How to Find a Hamilton Pest Control Company You Can Count On!

When it comes to pest control in Hamilton, it is important to have the help you need immediately from people you can trust to have the best interests of your home, your safety, and your health at heart. Like anyone you may hire, you want to know they are reliable and dedicated to their job. Here are five key qualities to look for when inviting a pest control company into your home. Continue reading

Is Your Car Providing Refuge for Pests?

Although it may not be the most common pest problem, a pest infestation in your car can be a serious problem – especially with winter quickly approaching. Animals of all sizes are in search of a warm place to hide from the winter wind, and whether you drive a van, sedan or SUV, your vehicle could become the next winter guest house for insects, birds or rodents. Continue reading

Tis the Season… For Chimney Pests!

This holiday season be on the lookout for more than just Santa coming down your chimney! Be sure to give your fire place a full checkup before lighting your first fire this winter. A number of critters can find themselves making comfortable homes inside of your chimney. What should you do if you think you have an unwanted guest? Continue reading