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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 […]

How does Don Corleone take care of rats?

Well I’m not exactly sure since that’s a fictional movie and a really great one at that, especially if you see how many academy awards it recieved. At Action Pest Control; we try to keep the rats and mice out of Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, and Milton. One rodent and one house at a time. We use very effective […]

Tony Soprano hates rats.....so does Action Pest Control.......

However we deal with the four legged furry kind, not the two legged New Jersey variety. I am a big fan of Jersey; been there many times.  My wife has family there and they have the best airport I have ever had the pleasure of flying in and out of. Mr. Soprano would be proud though as […]

7 ways In Home Workers can prevent picking up bedbugs

1. Learn how to identify bed bugs. 2. When visiting, bring in only what you need and avoid placing bags close to walls and furniture (if this is unavoidable place belongings in a closed white plastic kitchen bag and examine it for any bed bugs before leaving). 3. If possible, stand rather than sit, or […]

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 […]

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