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Have you seen a rat lately in Hamilton?

NORWAY RATS The common rat (Norway rat) is such a terrible pest.  They are destructive little creatures commonly found in urban and suburban neighborhoods.  These rodents eat and contaminate food, damage buildings and other property by gnawing and burrowing in buildings and other properties.  They typically spread diseases due to their filthy nature. How To […]

Mississauga Homeowner Throws Out A Garbage bag FULL of Dead Roaches

…..the German cockroach….one of the most persistent and hard to kill insects….. “Blattella” germanica or the German roach is the main cockroach of concern for homeowners and landlords in Ontario. They travel deep inside walls and move very quickly and are compulsive breeders.  They carry their eggs in a capsule attached to their body called […]

Hey Hamilton….Cockroaches Have a Bad Rep

I saw this cartoon recently and thought it was hilarious! I mean, lets face it…how many of us really want to find a roach roaming around on the counter?  I’m sure not to many hands are in the air right now.  That got me thinking about the ‘positive’ aspects of roaches.  I’m sure that there […]

What's the Deal With Cockroaches?

Cockroaches are one of those insects that you sometimes can’t avoid.  They’re everywhere and let’s face it, they are annoying!  Over the many years I’ve been doing pest control, I’ve seen horrible infestations.  There isn’t much difference in the number of roaches in Hamilton or Toronto.  The fact is that they exist and Action Pest […]

The Life of a Carpenter Ant

Carpenter ants, which are commonly seen in and near dwellings are typically the wingless, non-productive worker adults.  Carpenter ants live in large groups or colonies consisting of hundreds of worker ants, a few reproductive males and female as well as one queen. At first the colony is small, however, in later years the population can […]

Carpenter Ants In Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville

Here come the ants……   Carpenter ants are one of the most common structural pests found in and around the home.  They are the largest type of ant that invade the home….they can range from 1/4 to 3/4 inches in length.  they have a constricted waist, bent antennae and they can be black, reddish-black or […]

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