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Ecopest Story On Edmonton Journal- Effect of Temperature on Mice

When the temperature starts to dip and autumn approaches, The people of Edmonton will be overseeing, with a few more seriousness, to the refreshing heat of centrally burnt houses. Now you will see more mouse activities and this situation Bait disease as the climate goes cooler. Whenever Construction activity starts around the city it could also be driving the furry critters into the open area, because their homes are interrupted by the work. If you are also facing a mouse problem don't worry there are few options that you can use. You can use Bait around outside of your house to…

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Pest-Proofing Tips from Professionals

Spotting an unwanted pest in your home can ruin your day and cause unneeded stress in your life.  Is it time to call in a professional at the sight of a spider or cockroach?  It could be, but at a minimum it means you need to do some further inspection. Depending on what you find, it is either time to call in a pro or for your to pest-proof your home.  The following are the top Edmonton pest control tips from professionals to get you started! Keep Pests Outof Your Home Yourbest defense is keeping them out in the first place. …

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5 Genius Tips to Keep Ants Out of Your Home

Ants are persistent and have an uncanny ability to detect smells, even micro-smells from a distance.  Leaving behind powerful pheromone trails, they mark a trail for others to pick up on and follow. It’s difficult to avoid them altogether as they are always around and looking for an opportunity to seize food sources. In desperation, some consumers resort to chemical pesticides that keep ants away, but these methods pose a health risk, especially to children and pets. The following are 5 easy, effective and 100% natural ways to keep them out of your home. These 5 tips for ant pest…

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5 Pest Control Myths

If you have recently become aware of a potential pest control Edmonton problem in your home or business, you do not have time to waste with repellents or trap ideas that don’t work!  Taking quick action to deal with the problem and guarding your home or business from further invasion is essential in preventing a larger infestation. Unfortunately there are many old wives tales and ineffective DIY methods spread across the internet and social media. To help put some of these misconceptions to rest, here are top five pest control myths that tend to mislead consumers. MYTH: A cleanly kept…

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6 Buzzing Questions About Wasps

Insects have always been a part of the Canadian outdoor experience, whether at barbecues, soccer matches, or picnics in the back yard. When pests strike fear in your family and friends, however, it is time to take steps to handle the problem. We are familiar with stingers in general, but how much do we know about wasp control in particular? Are they hazardous? How best to eliminate a nest? These questions and others are answered here. How do I differentiate them from a bee? The two are often confused for each other, but differences exist that set them apart. Wasps…

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Canine Bed Bug Detection: Current Technologies and Future Directions

Bed bug detection and control has become an increasingly important part of the pest control industry in the past ten years. It's no surprise given that estimates suggest a 100-fold increase in its population worldwide. Early detection is essential in limiting the spread of these pests. Detection based on bites is ineffective, since reactions to insect bites are often misdiagnosed. Visual inspections for signs of the pests is time consuming and, although inexpensive, often falls short at the outset of an infestation when there are relatively few bugs present. Could the answer to early detection include man's best friend, the…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Pest Control

Pests are not only an annoyance; they can also threaten to cause health problems for the loved ones in your home. If not controlled properly at an early stage, pests can spread, making their elimination at a later time extremely difficult. There are a number of effective pest control treatments available in the marketplace. However, if the results are not forthcoming via conventional treatment options, it is time to reassess your strategy. It's also critical to keep in mind that many of the pesticides used in order to rid homes of pests can be dangerous when over used or applied…

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4 Reasons To Let A Professional Handle Pest Control

There are many tasks, such as basic repairs, that can be handled on your own without hiring a professional. When it comes to managing an infestation, however, contacting a trained technician is certainly in your best interest. Properly eliminating a pest situation requires the right tools, products, and know-how or else you could be putting your health and your property at risk. This article explains why it is best to contact a professional rather than taking the DIY approach. Hazardous chemicals One of the main reasons why you should leave pest control to the professionals is in the selection and…

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Treating Bed Bugs Naturally

When a pest infestation strikes, the first instinct is generally to rid the problem as quickly and thoroughly as possible. And while those elements should be top priorities, one must also consider the effect of the treatment on family members, pets, and property. Natural treatment for bed bug removal has become not only an option but the new standard for quality pest control companies. Continue reading to learn why natural treatment is so important, along with what types of removal services to look for and which ones to avoid. Accurate detection for targeted treatment There have been a number of…

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Bed Bugs: What To Do After DIY Fails

Like many property owners, you may have embraced the DIY-"do it yourself"-revolution for home projects, which may have extended to bed bug removal endeavors. While the sprays, traps, and devices suffice for the occasional bug, a more thorough treatment is in order for larger infestations. What should you do when the situation escalates beyond your control? Continue reading to learn how to find professional bed bug treatment and how to regain control of your home. Review the situation The first step is to determine an estimation of the extent of activity on your property. When did you first discover the…

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