The proliferation of bedbugs in fall and winter

A bedbug is a small harmful insect measuring 1 to 3 millimeters. It feeds on human or animal blood. During the day, it takes refuge in dark places such as the seams of mattresses. Then, she comes out to feed at nightfall. These insects spread quickly and quickly invade an entire building without adequate measures. […]

Pigeon repellent capsule

In absolute terms, pigeons are not considered pests. However, depending on their living area and if their proliferation is uncontrolled, they can pose problems. Instead of getting rid of them like traditional pests, it is better to opt for repellent solutions. This is, in particular, the case of the capsules that we will present throughout […]

Extermination of Indian moths

Indian moths are a major source of concern in agriculture and food in Canada. These harmful insects are rampant throughout the country and their presence constitutes a threat that should not be taken lightly. An infestation can lead to significant food losses. In fact, a single female can lay hundreds of eggs throughout the year. […]

Everything you need to know about Carpet beetles

Carpet beetles are small, inconspicuous yet destructive insects. Before long, they are likely to turn our precious carpets, textiles and clothing into prime targets to satisfy their voracious appetites. We will detail through this article how to identify these pests and how to eradicate them from your home. Description of carpet beetles or carpet beetles […]

The importance of preventing pest infestations

Protecting our home against pests is of paramount importance. Not only can these pests cause property damage, but they can also pose a threat to our health and well-being. In this article, we’ll discuss the importance of preventing pest infestations and provide practical advice on how to effectively protect your home from these undesirables. By […]

The telltale signs of a pest infestation and when to call a professional

Pest infestations can be a common problem in many homes, and it’s important to be able to spot the telltale signs of an infestation as early as possible. In this article, we are going to discuss the most common signs of a parasite infestation, such as feces, nibble marks, bite marks, etc. Additionally, we will […]

Common mistakes to avoid when exterminating pests

Intro When it comes to getting rid of pests, it’s crucial to exercise caution and avoid some common mistakes. Improper methods or treatment errors can lead to unsatisfactory results, renewed infestation or health and environmental risks. In this article, we’ll highlight the most common mistakes to avoid when exterminating pests, to help you adopt an […]

Health risks related to pest infestations

Intro Pest infestations can pose significant health risks to humans. Diseases transmitted by rats, allergic reactions caused by insects and risks to food safety are all potential consequences of these infestations. In this article, we’ll explore the various health hazards associated with pests and highlight the importance of hiring pest control professionals to protect health […]

Discover the German cockroaches

German cockroaches, whose scientific name is Blatella Germanica, are species of cockroaches native to West Africa. They arrived in our regions via boat shipments and are currently among the most common pests found in homes and in the food industry. How to recognize them, where are they hiding and how to get rid of them? […]

Wasps VS bees VS hornets

Wasps, bees and hornets are insects of the Hymenoptera family. They should not be confused. Indeed, although they may have certain similarities, they are very different from each other, at various levels. Morphology The body of any hymenopteran insect is divided into 3 distinct parts: the head, the thorax and the abdomen, at the end […]

Smoke test: an effective way to identify openings that favor the invasion of rats

Rats are pests which, in addition to causing significant material damage, are carriers of more or less serious diseases. It is therefore essential to take all the necessary measures to prevent an invasion as well as to avoid recurrences after an extermination. To do this, you must, for example, adopt good habits such as cleaning […]

Top 25 Cities Most Affected by Bed Bugs (Orkin Canada)

Over the course of just 20 years, bed bug infestations have gone from a rare phenomenon to a common problem, especially in big cities. The bed bug doesn’t spare anyone, since it proliferates in houses, whether they’re clean or dirty, simple or luxurious. It’s important to be alert to the signs of a bed bug infestation, […]

Should I Buy Anti-Bed Bug Covers?

Anti-bed bug mattress covers are useful tools to protect your mattresses from the damage that bed bugs can cause to them. However, it’s important to follow a few basic instructions when buying, installing, and using anti-bed bug covers. Before buying your cover, it’s important to measure the dimensions as well as the thickness of your […]

Bed Bugs in Prison Cells

Is it possible to be a victim of the bed bug in prison cells? Yes, of course. The bed bug doesn’t spare anyone, not even in cells. Indeed, it is particularly formidable there due to the openings that allow bed bugs to spread easily. The constricted movement and overcrowding of the cells also allow bed […]

The Source of the Bed Bugs on the International Space Station Could Be French

The news becomes all the more astonishing when we learn that the bed bugs present in the space station would have a 79% chance of causing serious health problems, even diseases. Toilets infested with bed bugs. The presence of the “mutant” bed bugs becomes even more terrifying when we learn that these insects, which multiply, […]

How Long Can a Bed Bug Live?

We’re often asked how long a bed bug can live. Normally, bed bugs live between two and four months. However, the answer isn’t so easy, since in certain conditions bed bugs can live: 2 days at -18°C. 80 hours at -16°C. Up to 485 days at 10°C. 99 to 300 days at over 25°C. 7 […]

Can Pets Get Bed Bugs?

Although they aren’t vectors or intermediaries of the transmission of bed bugs to people, pets can be victims of bed bug bites. However, bed bugs far prefer to feed on human blood. Despite this, birds and other pets can sometimes be victims of bed bug bites, and their accessories can become contaminated (mattress, bed, covers, […]

Bed Bug Extermination in Montréal

Bed bug extermination in Montréal is governed by the By-Law Concerning the Sanitation, Maintenance, and Safety of Dwelling Units (03-096). This by-law seeks to ensure that any bed bug problem is resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible. In particular, it aims to eliminate the presence of bed bugs as well as the conditions that […]

How to Recognize a Tick Bite

Discovered in 1977 in the town of Lyme in Connecticut, the Lyme disease-carrying tick—also known as the “Scapularis tick,” the “black-legged tick,” or the “deer tick”—is currently settling in Montérégie, Estrie, and southern Quebec. In the long term, this disease can cause skin lesions, muscle pain, joint pain, arthritic episodes, inflammatory cranial lesions, facial paralysis, […]