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Diseases Transmitted by Cockroaches

May 13, 2013 at 6:49 pm | Category: Uncategorized



Salmonella Typhimurium – spread mainly through food contamination due to contact with infected cockroaches which serve as vectors for this type of bacteria which is related to typhoid. This virus causes symptoms such as abdominal pain, ulcers or even blockages in the intestine. Typhoid – is caused by the above bacteria (salmonella typhimurium). Symptoms can […]

Diseases Associated with Rodents

April 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | Category: Blog



Plague:Believed to have been spread directly from rodents to humans, this however is not the case. Most often plague was transmitted by a flea that fed on an infected rat which was previously infected by another flea. So it is in fact the flea which is the primary vector and the rodent is just a host.Plague can be […]

Pests Carry Baggage Too…

March 12, 2013 at 6:36 pm | Category: Blog



Pests carry baggage too…Infestations of pests in your home is not only unsightly and a huge annoyance, it is unsanitary and can increase risks of infection.  In the next few blog entries we will go into more detail about the types diseases that each pest carries.  The following is a general list: Rodents: plague murine […]

How to Avoid Backyard Parties with Furry Guests

March 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm | Category: Blog



Whether your home is located in a more rural or urban area, you may come across one or more of these animals keeping you company in your backyard. rabbits squirrels moles These have a tendency to wreak havoc in backyards, especially if you like to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers. The following is a small […]

World of the Flies!

February 27, 2013 at 4:24 pm | Category: Blog



Flies are also known as Diptera since they only have two wings, unlike any other insects which have four.  There are more than 100,000 different fly species in the world.  The one we are most familiar with is the common house fly.  You may have also seen these: Fruit fly Drain fly Blow fly A […]

Old Fashioned Home Pest Deterrents

February 19, 2013 at 6:15 pm | Category: Blog



There are many old home remedies, cures and household tips and tricks for Toronto home pest deterrents out there.  Some are wives tales and some actually work!  Here is a list of some you may want to give a try: To encourage ants to vacate the premises use baby powder, scented bath powder, cinnamon, ground […]

SPIDERS

February 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm | Category: Blog



Most of us get shivers down our spines when thinking of spiders and would prefer not to go anywhere near one. Fact is that most spiders are harmless to us and actually help us in keeping other pests at bay.  Here are some interesting facts to help familiarize us with our housemates and banish our […]

Ants

February 5, 2013 at 3:59 am | Category: Blog



Ants

A Hop, Skip and Jump away from being your worst Pestmare – FLEAS!

January 23, 2013 at 8:46 pm | Category: Blog



Consider these points: I own a pet I have spent time around my friend’s/neighbour’s pets I have brought in a stray My pet won’t stop scratching itself I am finding small red bites, especially around my ankles and calves I see very small, brown insects hopping around in my carpet/on pet bedding/in my bed/on the […]

The Buzzzz on Bees and Wasps…

January 15, 2013 at 9:31 pm | Category: Blog



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