How to Remove a Wasp Nest (and What NOT to Do!)

You just noticed a new wasp nest being built just above your front door. What are you going to do about it? First, wait until the nest is complete, so that there are as many wasps to deal with as possible. Next, neglect any proper protective gear and get to work (bonus points if you’re allergic). Oh, and don’t forget to get the kids involved with the wasp removal! Toronto is full of Urgent...

This Strange Pest Makes Wasps Go Crazy – Do You Have Them?

If you have magnolia trees on your property here in Toronto, you may have noticed an interesting looking pest on them. They are called magnolia scale, and they have the appearance of long white lumps. What made you first notice this? Was it that time you looked out from your porch and just couldn’t ignore the swarms of OVERLY ENTHUSIASTIC WASPS losing their minds over these things? What is Magnolia Scale, and Why Do...

Why Wasps Won’t Leave You Alone Already

Have you ever felt like your backyard is just one big fancy wasp magnet? Maybe you thought everyone else also spent their weekends fast-walking past the hornet’s nests in their backyard, like you’ve grown accustomed to…sort of. It wasn’t until you spent an evening with some friends on their back porch – not having to worry about your day being ruined by a wasp sting – that you realized you didn’t have to live...

Coming This July, It’s Planet of the…Wasps!

Summer is in full swing. The days are long, the sun is hot, and you’re spending your evenings relaxing in the shade of your front porch, cold drink in hand. The wasps are also on your front porch, but hey, who’s paying any attention to that? You. You are. Because they’re stinging you, and you are miserable, and… WHY ARE THEY RUINING EVERYTHING YOU LOVE?! Don’t worry, everything is going to be okay, because...

Pavement Ants: Pave the Way for the Ant Exterminator in Toronto

Pavement ants are persistent little fellas. They can be found anywhere and can attack your home throughout the year. These ants got their name due to their habit of nesting under pavement slabs and building foundations. Their slow, sluggish, short-legged nature can be quite annoying to have around your home. Where Do They Like to Nest? Pavement ant nests can be found outdoors under large stones, in pavement cracks, and along curbs. They can...

To Feed or Not to Feed, That is the Question

We all love feeding our birds. In fact, more than 40% of Americans make it a regular habit. However, our birds are usually unappreciative of this and they will drop seeds all over our backyards. They are not the only animals that love seeds. Rats are also great lovers of this snack. They are particularly known for foraging on the ground for any spilled foods like the lowlifes they are. They are not industrious...