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, […]

The Thermal Chamber

Do you notice the presence of bed bugs in a chair, sofa, or couch? Don’t panic. Solution Cimex, pest management specialists, has a temperature-controlled thermal chamber to treat furniture and supplies from which bed bugs would be difficult to remove otherwise. A thermal chamber for hard-to-treat furniture Couches, chairs, futons, and certain pieces of furniture with […]

Bed Bug Extermination in Laval

On September 5, 2017, the city adopted By-law L-12519 regarding the Housing Code. This by-law provides guidelines for treating bed bugs in Laval. In particular, it establishes what tenants, landlords, and pest management companies must do when bed bugs are present in a dwelling. This by-law applies to the entire territory of the Ville de […]

Canine Detection of Bed Bugs in a Moving Van

Have you already wondered if there could be bed bugs in your moving van? Of course, it’s a possibility. That’s why it’s important to prepare for your move to reduce the risks associated with bed bug transmission.1 Story of a useful canine detection A few days ago, we helped a family recover their furniture and […]

How to Move Without Bed Bugs

Are you the victim of a bed bug infestation and need to move? Are you wondering how to move without bed bugs? Rest assured. It’s possible to move your items while eradicating the bed bugs that might be found there. Integrated pest management against bed bugs will be a big help to you. Integrated pest […]

How Does the Bed Bug Heat Treatment Work?

Are you a landlord, property manager, or head of residential services? Are you looking for an exterminator that can get rid of bed bugs quickly and effectively? Opt for the heat treatment! Here’s how the bed bug heat treatment works at Solution Cimex: Please note that, for the sake of discretion, Solution Cimex’s vehicles and thermal […]

Get Rid of Ants with the Green Plan!

Whether they’re in your lawn, in your landscaping, or even if they’ve invited themselves into your home, entrust your ant problem to Solution Cimex. The Green Plan from Solution Cimex The Green Plan is an eco-friendly solution offered by Solution Cimex. It protects you from the presence of ants year-round, both inside and outside your […]

Steam Treatment for Bed Bugs

Have you already heard about the steam treatment for bed bugs? This treatment involves calmly running a dry steam device over infected or potentially infested surfaces. Bed bugs, which can’t survive temperatures higher than 50°C, are therefore killed by the application of the steam. The main advantage of the steam treatment for bed bugs is […]

Diseases Can Be Transmitted by Mice in Quebec

Mice and rats should never be tolerated in a home, business, or garden building. These rodents are a natural reservoir of deadly diseases that can be transmitted to humans and other animals. Not only do mice have the habit of contaminating food, but the simple act of breathing in the dust from rodent excrement or […]

How Can I Know if I Have Bed Bugs at Home?

To know if you have bed bugs at home, check: If you or a member of your family seems to have insect bites on their skin. If you or a member of your family is suffering from itching. If there are blood stains or black spots present on the mattress. If there are stains or […]

Are ground wasps dangerous to humans?

Wasps are part of the same family to which honeybees and bumblebees also belong. This is the Hymenoptera order. We are sometimes asked if ground wasps are dangerous to humans. In fact, whether it’s ground wasps (Vespula), wasps that build aerial nests (e.g. Dolichovespula), or bees, it’s always important to take precautions before intervening near […]