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Bedbug Options are Limited

When I first began my career in Pest control in the late 1970’s; we were having similar problems with bedbugs as we are now again in 2013. Our advantage then was our ability to use DDT, Chlordane, and lindane. Boy oh boy; did they work!  They killed quickly, effectively, and had a long residual effect that survived on […]

Action Pest: Full Service At Top Quality...

At action Pest control we provide a wide range of services for all your pest control needs.  We offer free bedbug inspections too! We treat Ants of all kinds, House flies, Cluster flies, Lady bugs, Crawling insects, Mice, Rats, Bedbugs, Fleas, Bees, Wasps, Birds, Racoons, and Squirrels.  We also offer General Treatment for all crawling insects […]

Bedbugs: Just the Facts

Bedbug on tounge depressor – Anon.   * They are small oval shape and wingless * They grow as they consume blood and turn dark red * The eggs are white and about the size of a pin head * The average life span is about one year * They can lay between one and […]

Bedbugs in Hamilton schools

The majority of the schools that have had problems with bedbugs in Hamilton are in neighbourhoods with very high concentrations of social housing. As bedbugs travel easily in clothing and bags; they are not hard to transfer into the school system by unsuspecting students living in these areas. It isn’t the fault of the housing either, since […]

Concerned About Bedbugs When Travelling?

You may be at risk from bedbugs while travelling . Bedbugs have been found in 5 star hotels, resorts, cruise ships, buses and trains.  You’re at a much higher risk in places with a high turnover. To be safe from infestation; inspect your room when you arrive, and if possible don’t bring your luggage into the room until […]

Bedbugs in Medical Facilities and Restaurants

There is a disturbing trend in Hamilton… Unsuspecting people are bringing  in bedbugs on their clothing , handbags or knapsacks. They are coming off of them in medical facilities, dental clinics, as well as in offices dealing with social services. Unfortunately; nobody is completely immune to  this rapidly spreading menace.  We have serviced homes for doctors, teachers, nurses, social workers, […]

Bedbugs gone for Good?

One of the most common fears I hear; is that once you get bedbugs, you can’t get rid of them.  Most People think the solution is to move, and throw out all their furniture!  But with proper preparation, professional pest control service, and maintanance the bed bugs can be irradicated.   Step One: vacuum, vacuum, […]

Treating Bed Bug Infestations

Controlling bed bugs takes time and patience. There are a variety of non-chemical approaches that have been shown to be effective. In addition, pesticides are available to aid in the control process. Combining chemical and non-chemical treatments in a unified approach that often makes the most sense. The approach is called integrated pest management (IPM). […]

Bed Bug Pesticide Alert

Never use a pesticide indoors that is intended for outdoor use. It is very dangerous and won’t solve your bed bug promblem. Using the wrong pesticide or using it incorrectly to treat for bed bugs can make you sick, may not solve the problem, and could even make it worse by causing the bed bugs […]

6 Facts about Bedbugs you should know

1.   Most people find bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) a most disagreeable houseguest. These parasites are usually no more than a ¼ inch in length in their adult state and can engorge themselves with human blood in less than 15 minutes causing their bodies to fill to as much as three times its usual size. Fully […]

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