Raccoons, common in the Vancouver region, are happy and curious little scavengers. They are not a direct threat to people although when they lose their fear of people they can show aggression pose harm to our pets. Raccoons, most active at night, are intelligent like cats and dogs and ultimately they are after fine food and shelter. They have a good memory and will return to places that offer the best. Damage and mess that a raccoon can leave behind can be a potential health and safety hazard as discussed here in a previous article. As raccoons become a nuisance, it increases their chance of being injured or killed. Our experts can help solve this issue for you by relocating them to ensure your surroundings are safe. We have some solutions that you can follow to avoid raccoon infestations all together.Read more
A home, whether it be a house, townhouse or apartment, for many people would most likely be considered their most prized possession. We all work hard to earn a living so we can not just enjoy our homes, but maintain and protect it. The invasion of unwanted guests unfortunately happens from time to time and we’re not talking about those relatives that show up unannounced at your doorstep. Rodents, insects and even wildlife also have a tendency of intrusion however arrive with unwelcomed intensions of causing considerable and expensive damage to your home.Read more
As the temperatures warm up here in the Fraser Valley, we will see more and more pests. The rodent mammals, like rats, mice and raccoons are out of hibernation and looking for food to eat. Beetles, moths and insects are all hatching from their eggs to fly and explore. Here are some of the pests that are common to Vancouver.Read more
According to the Province Newspaper recent inspections have revealed that in addition to Rats and Mice, a common pest in older buildings downtown, that the courthouse is also infested with Bed Bugs.
Bed Bugs have made an aggressive return to the spotlight in recent decades as the primary chemical used to kill them in the past, DDT was prohibited.
Recently many people in the Pacific Northwest and here in British Columbia have seen a resurgence of what is commonly thought of as a summer pest, Carpenter Ants.
Pest control companies have been noticing increased calls and bookings for the insects and due to the rarity of ants in winter, most are confused when it comes to properly identifying the infestation.