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
While we are still in the midst of winter, temperatures are cold and our homes are warm. While this is enjoyable for us, there are pests out there that want to join in on our creature comforts. Rodents seek out warm homes for themselves, so you could find mice and rats in your living space. The first step to preventing these little critters from becoming permanent residents begins with understanding how they get in.Read more
If bed bugs are anything – they are a nuisance. Bringing these little guys into your home can be as easy as staying in the wrong hotel on vacation or not properly cleaning a new piece of furniture for your home. As soon as bed bugs enter the home they can spread and be difficult to remove. Many people often wonder how worried they really should be if they have a bed bug infestation in their home. Here are the answers you are looking for.Read more
If you follow the news and have seen all the attention bed bugs have received in the past few years, you might think you know all there is to know about this pest: They feed on humans while they sleep, they cause itchy, red bumps and they are hard to get rid of! But these pesky insects have a lot of secrets that you might be surprised to learn. Check out these weird and wacky bed bug facts!Read more
This article was originally posted at The Globe and Mail
When our second treatment didn’t seem to work, I called Chris Ashby, an entrepreneur who started the company BC Bug after battling bedbugs for months, becoming increasingly frustrated with the companies he was using. Chris was sympathetic and offered a quick treatment at a discount since I had already doled out so much money.