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Pest Control and AirBNB

We know what you’re thinking: What does Pest Control have to do with the sharing economy? Two words – bed bugs. Online accommodation-sharing platforms like AirBNB have revolutionized the travel industry. Travellers now have more choice, more freedom, and more affordable options. We think it’s great, but it does come with a cost in the form of an increased risk of bed bugs. Bed bugs are commonly associated with hotels, but the truth is they
Target Pest Control Halifax: Cheese and Mice
We’ve all seen the cartoons and heard the old wives’ tales that tell us mice love cheddar cheese, but is it true? The answer: it’s complicated. Maybe they do, maybe they don’t. But it’s DEFINITELY NOT their first choice. It’ll come as no surprise to most to learn that mice aren’t picky eaters. They’ll eat pretty much anything that has minor nutritional value. They do prefer sweeter treats, however. Mice are far more likely to
There’s something special about a real Christmas tree. Nothing beats the smell of a real tree, plus buying a real tree is a great way to support an important local industry. Sometimes, however, real Christmas trees can come with some unwanted visitors. The most common of these unwanted visitors is the Giant Conifer Aphid. As you can see from the photo above, they’re not really THAT giant. In truth, they’re pretty small. Giant Conifer Aphids
Mice are resilient! When winter hits, they’ll do whatever it takes to survive, and that means finding a sheltered place to call home. The typical household barbecue is the perfect place for both shelter and food during the coldest time of the year. If a mouse decides to build a nest in your barbecue, that also means they will go to the bathroom there! Mouse feces and urine can create a very unpleasant odour for
The holidays are a time for friends and family to enjoy each other’s company in the warmth of well decorated homes with food and drink readily available. It turns out most rodents like to spend their holidays in similar fashion. And who can blame them? As fall turns to winter, rodents will seek out warm shelter to survive the season. Usually that means they seek refuge in human dwellings. The holidays are also a time