Author Archives: Luqman

5 Of The Worlds Largest Insect Species

By Drazen D

butterfly in close-up called attacus atlas on a leaf
No doubt that we have a large variety insect species across Canada's vast natural landscapes. Fortunately a lot of these insect species are not very large and, for the most part, they are not considered a major threat to our health. In other parts of…

Pest Prevention Tips To Avoid An Infestation This Spring

By Drazen D

Family of squirrels nesting in house roof attic.
After a long and cold winter, spring has finally arrived and we can start enjoying the outdoors again. While we are all coming out of hiding in our warm homes, pests are also beginning to come out of hibernation and looking for easy places to…

What Are Boxelder Bugs & How To Prevent Them

By Drazen D

Gathering of Boxelder Bugs on a spring day
Wonder what those black and brown cockroach-looking bugs that swarmed the exterior of homes around Toronto this fall are? These are Boxelder Bugs, a nuisance pest that is native to Southwestern Ontario and commonly seen around homes in the late summer to fall when temperatures…

Stop Mice From Eating Your Foam Insulation

By Drazen D

Mice eating insulation in walls
One of the most common pests to invade Toronto homes are mice, especially during this time of year when they are looking for a warm place to pass the winter months. They can enter your home very easily through a hole as small as ΒΌ…

Pest Control Company Checklist

By Drazen D

Getting rid of a pest infestation is no easy task, especially in the case of bed bugs, termites and other hard to get rid of pests. You pretty much have three options when pests invade your home; leave the pests alone (yea right!), try to…

Wasp Control Tips

By Drazen D

Summertime is back, which means a lot of time spent enjoying the outdoors with family and friends. Unfortunately, it also means that we will be having some uninvited guests to the party. An no, I'm not talking about annoying neighbors, I am referring to wasps.…

Interesting Rodent Species

By Drazen D

Rodents are a very interesting class of mammal which are distinguished from other mammals by their pair of continuously growing incisors located on both the upper and lower jaws. Since these incisors never stop growing, rodents must constantly wear them down by gnawing away at…

Keeping Skunks Away From Your Property

By Drazen D

There are several wildlife species in the Toronto area that are known for invading residential and commercial properties on a regular basis. They are mainly attracted to these properties due to easily accessible food sources and, once they find an easy food source, can find…

How To Prevent Raccoons From Messing Up Your Property

By Drazen D

raccoon on property
Although they are cute and friendly looking animals, raccoons can be a nuisance to have around your property for several reasons. First of all, they can cause damage to your property as they rummage through garbage and dig up your lawn in search of food.…

Pests That Can Be Beneficial

By Drazen D

honey bee pollinating
Pests are almost always seen as a nuisance that nobody wants to see in or around their home. It is very rare for someone to regard pests as being beneficial to their home or life in any way. The reality is that there are some…
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