Cockroaches

Want To Cozy Up This Winter Season? So Do The Cockroaches

Most homeowners tend to be more aggressive about cockroach control during the warmer season. However, it is extremely important to be informed about how cockroaches remain active during the winter season. Cockroaches are not simply just attracted to messy households, they need to find warmth and escape the cold. To maintain roach control during the […]

Cockroaches no longer rising to the bait

In the war against pests, the lowly cockroach is a fearsome adversary. It can go weeks without water, survive decapitation for a time and drive humans buggy. Now, researchers have discovered how some roaches have eluded humans’ once-in-fallible traps: they have evolved so that glucose-sweetened bait tastes bitter! The discovery, published in Friday’s edition of […]

Mutant cockroaches evolved to withstand poison

For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting bait mixed with poison. However, these killer products have stopped working. It was noticed in the 1980s that cockroach populations continuously increased despite the use of poisons. This was a remarkably rapid display of evolution at work. Numerous cockroaches had lost their sweet tooth, […]

Cockroaches in High End Building

We just did a roach treatment in a high end condo building that was in the top three WORST infestations I have seen in 30 years. The people had been tenants who moved from a rental building only three months ago, and the poor condo owner had no idea. They told us they had moved out of the previous building because […]

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 […]

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