Why Squirrels Are Bad for Your Home

Why Squirrels Are Bad for Your Home

When you think about squirrels, you might be thinking about how adorable they are. Unfortunately, there’s more to them than meets the eye. In fact, in some places in Canada, including Ontario, it’s illegal to keep squirrels as pets. Their presence in a home can be...
Common Spring Pests

Common Spring Pests

  One of the indications that spring is upon us is the improving weather condition. Some people love this season because of the warmer weather — but they’re not the only ones who enjoy the comfort of the thaw. Pests are rejoicing, too. As the season changes, so...
Common Garden Pests

Common Garden Pests

Insects can either be our friends or enemies in the garden. While some are beneficial for certain plants, many of these tiny critters can wreak havoc on a bed of beautiful garden plants. After investing time and effort taking care of your plants, it can be...
Top 6 Cottage Pests

Top 6 Cottage Pests

Many people occasionally experience problems with household pests. As we enjoy our vacation, many of these unwanted guests appear in our cottage unexpectedly. While most are merely a nuisance, some creatures can bite, sting, damage our properties, and even transmit...
How to Prevent & Treat Cockroach Infestations

How to Prevent & Treat Cockroach Infestations

One of the primary reasons people seek out pest control in Barrie is cockroach infestations. These creepy critters can be found in Southwestern Ontario houses, apartments, restaurants, and other commercial buildings. They go wherever they can find food and shelter....
Why Raccoons Are Not Family Pets

Why Raccoons Are Not Family Pets

Affectionately called “trash pandas,” raccoons are highly intelligent and curious creatures. In urban areas, their numbers are so plentiful that we’ve even started referring to them as raccoon nation. They are cute and playful, and some people might consider keeping...
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