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Why Eco-friendly Pest Control is the Way to Go

By Pestend Blog

  For homeowners, a common fear is coming across rodents or pests. The process of removing pests from any space is an unpleasant task. While there are numerous ways we can work towards making our planet a better place, switching to eco-friendly pest control methods…

How to Keep your Home Rodent Free

By Pestend Blog

If you’re a homeowner in the GTA, it’s likely that you’ve experienced the fear of discovering rodents at least once. The most effective way to prevent a growing rodent population is by tidying up your home. As professional exterminators, we have lots of tips that…

How to Avoid a Pest Infestation

By Pestend Blog

A question we continuously hear from homeowners in the GTA is, “How can I prevent pests from moving in?” As expected, thorough housekeeping is the number one line of defense. When homeowners first encounter pests in their living space, there is a tendency to create…

Bedbugs: How to Prevent Bringing Them Home From Your Trip

By Pestend Blog

Whether you’re embarking on a weekend getaway, a cross-country road trip, an international venture across oceans or a stay-cation in your own city, the last thing you want to encounter on any exciting journey is bedbugs. What are bed bugs and what do they look…

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 ¼…

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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