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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 […]

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 […]

Number One Reason for Bedbug Explosion

I may be aging myself; but I have been in the pest control business for over 30 years and can still remember the problem we had dealing with bed bugs in the late 1970’s. However; back then, all pest control operators had a secret weapons. They were insecticides from the family of chemicals called Chlorinated Hydrocarbons. […]

6 facts you may not know about bedbugs

1. Bedbugs were once known as bat bugs as they mainly began feeding off bats.. 2. Females can lay well over 200 eggs in her lifetime…. 3. Other than humans the most common blood source is mice and birds 4. Case studies have shown some children became anemic after multiple feedings on them by a […]

5 steps to eliminating bedbugs

1. Vacuuming is very important. Do a thorough vacuum job of all affected mattress and box-springs and any carpeting and also the baseboards. 2. Remove bedding and clothing from the affected room and either wash and dry or just put them through a hot dryer cycle for 30 minutes. 3. Inspect mattress and box spring […]

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 […]

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