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6 Pest Control Myths Exposed

If you are on the internet looking for pest control tips and techniques, it is wise to first acquaint yourself with some of the top myths in the industry. These myths can cause a lot of harm by either making you think you don’t really have a problem, when you do, or that you can handle it on your own, when you (sometimes) cannot. Thanks to the internet and social media, there’s even more harmful pest control advice than ever before. To help put some of these misconceptions to rest, here are the 6 most common pest control Fort McMurray…

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Is Your City on the Bed Bug List?

Are you wondering if bed bugs are a real problem in the city you live in? There is, in fact, a list that shows where the biggest number of such incidents occur. A leading report ranked the Top 10 Bed Bug Cities in a Global News report, a ranking of metro areas based on the number of treatments the pest control company performed. The Top 10 cities are: Toronto Winnipeg Vancouver Ottawa St. John’s Edmonton Halifax Sudbury Scarborough, Ont. Calgary To protect your home and avoid becoming part of this growing statistic, here are tips to ensure your home does not…

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How to Get Rid of Wasps the Safe Way

There is no doubt that wasps can be a nuisance and disturbance to home occupants. Getting rid of a nest, however, can be dangerous and even deadly if things go wrong.  Getting rid of them in a safe way is essential as one homeowner in Thunder Bay, Ontario learned recently.  “Fire crews were called to a home on Rockwood Avenue after a man poured gasoline on a nest and set it on fire, only to ignite his own home,” reported CBC news. Obviously attempting to burn a nest is not the best way to remove it!  Here are some tips for…

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Cooler temperatures push Edmonton’s mice indoors

Pest control officials warn thatas temperatures begin to cool with autumn’s approach, vermin naturally begin to look for a warmer place to spend the night.  Pests that come for the warmth could end up staying longer and become a serious issue once they establish a home. Fall is the time of year where this tends to happen. Mice can stay warm and insulated under the snow in the winter, but before the snow falls they prefer to come indoors to avoid the cooler night-time temperatures.  This year, cooler evening temperatures as well as a significant amount of new construction in…

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Top Pigeon Prevention & Deterrent Tips

We all love the iconic image of feeding pigeons in the park, but the same swarming scenario becomes a serious pest problem when these birds invade the space of a home.  Homeowners who have lived in areas where they are prevalent know all too well the mess and property damage these birds can cause when they usea home as a place to congregate or dwell. Damage includes bird droppings on every inch of surface,damage to gardens, bird feeders, birdbaths, outdoor fountains, statues or yard displays. Damage to the structure of a home can include the roof, soffits, gables, and eaves.…

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Tips to Keep Bed Bugs out of your Home this Summer

Summer travelling can mean inadvertently coming into contact with unwanted pest such as bedbugs.  Where is that most likely to occur you might ask?  Infact, places where a large number of people come and go that are most likely to be where these exist.  Therefore it’s no surprise that hotels and public transportation are among the most common places to come into contact with these pests. It’s a myth that bugs are only found in dirty places!  Since they feed on the blood of their hosts, they can live anywhere that people do – upscale or not!The good news is…

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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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