How to Prepare for Summer Pests

Summer is something we all look forward to. Swimming, barbecues, warm sun, ants, wasps. Wait, what? That’s right – summer is just as fun for pests as it is for humans. They sneak their way into your lives and can quickly become a huge...

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6 Reasons to Get Rid of Wasps

There are a lot of creatures out in the animal kingdom that give us the warm fuzzies. Puppies. Baby elephants. Butterflies. Fuzzy yellow chicks. One animal that usually doesn’t inspire cuddling is the dreaded wasp. Wasps have a tendency to induce...

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Why Do Silverfish Creep Us Out So Bad?

The common silverfish is a small, wingless insect. It has a cute name. So why does this wriggling bug creep us out so very, very badly? Aside from their being very annoying and destructive as household pests, silverfish live, at least as far as...

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The Most Dangerous Bugs to Humans

Although Canada isn’t known for deadly insects and animals in the way, say, Australia or Africa have earned that reputation, you may be surprised to learn that we’re a laboratory for some of the pretty dangerous pests. While the insects described...

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The Spider Primer

Here’s an interesting thing about spiders; the ones you see clinging to your ceiling as you try to fall asleep in Toronto aren’t the same ones that come home with you from the grocery store sleeping on your bananas. They’re also not the ones that...

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The Itsy-Bitsy Spider Invades Your Home

The itsy-bitsy spider climbs up the water spout. Right off the bat, you know that’s bad news because it’s your water spout and you’d rather not have a spider living in there. But, like many of us, you’re pretty busy on a daily basis. Make you’ve...

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