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Carpenter Ants in Hamilton

About. In many regions, carpenter ants (Camponotus) are the most important wood-infesting insects in the urban environment. They are called carpenter ants because nest galleries have a smooth surface, as if sanded by a carpenter. Carpenter ants DO NOT EAT WOOD! They are outdoor scavengers and usually feed on insects and aphid honeydew. However, workers […]

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 […]

Action Pest Control: Inspect, Identify; Eliminate...

At Action Pest Control; we give you our promise to Inspect your home thoroughly,  identify the problem and the extent to which it has manifested, and to eliminate the problem with a written guarantee. We ask detailed questions when you call in order to assess the extent of your problem, the size of the area […]

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 […]

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 […]

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