6 Things to Know About Zika Virus

Zika Virus Facts 1. No treatment or Vaccine 2. Symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes 3. Illness is usually mild and death is rare 4. Mosquitoes that transmit virus not present in Canada yet 5. Symptoms usually last 2-7 days 6. 1 in 5 people infected will be come ill However it […]

Sniffing out Bedbugs with K9 Services

Action Pest Control Services Inc. is proud to be associated with Angelique de Roode of Global K9 Inspection Services. Her dogs are fully trained and certified as bedbug detection dogs in North Carolina. Angelique has extensive training with dogs for the past 20 years starting with the Royal Dutch Police Association and Dutch Military. She […]

Bad Bedbug Infestation in Hamilton

Bedbugs in Hamilton During an inspection of an apartment downtown this week, it took me about 5 minutes to determine the source of bites that were causing a tenant a lot of grief. They were waking up with bites but saw no insects. The mattress seam is one of the first places we look for […]

Protecting Yourself and Your Pets Against Rabies

Protecting You & Your Pets Against Rabies For the first time in a decade, the raccoon strain of rabies has been found in the Hamilton area. Early this month a rabid raccoon was found in Stoney Creek. Since then, the province has been canvassing the area looking for more infected animals and have come across […]

Wildlife Calls in Hamilton

Increase of Wildlife Related Calls With these warming trends Hamilton, Burlington and surrounding areas are seeing an explosion of wildlife, not only outside but in attics and under the homeowners decks as well. I think the animals are having an early breeding season due to the rather tepid temperatures in our area. They may think […]