Insects

American Cockroach

American Cockroaches are slightly longer, more slender than the Oriental Cockroach and can be easily distinguished by a brownish red coloring. Though not as common as the Oriental Cockroach local activity has increased and large populations of this pest can infest both homes and business. Routine monitoring, rotating baits to ensure and follow up liquid …

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Carpenter Ant

Carpenter Ants are a big and nasty pest that can over a number of years cause damage to your home or business. Signs of Carpenter Ant intruders can be found. Looking for dead specimen (large black ant) around window sills, under sinks, around dishwashers and in some cases in cupboards and drawers. Carpenter Ants are …

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Pavement Ant

This is exactly what it looks like. Pavement Ants are those masses of black crawlers creeping around your patio, brick driveway, tile floor and often are the culprit behind the theft of your cat or dog food in the kitchen. Pavement Ants are generally smaller than the Carpenter Ant. However dependent on the maturity of …

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Pharaoh Ant

Many Pest Control Technicians have cringed at the notion of a Pharaoh Ant treatment in a single unit of a multiple unit high rise. Pharaoh Ants infest. Pharaoh Ants are TINY! But large colonies support a network that can stretch through an entire house, high rise, office, business, RV’s and in some cases storage units. …

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Red or Black Eyed Fruit Fly

No one likes fruit flies. Everyone wants them gone. Experienced technicians would go on for days about flying insect issues that are out of control due to lacking sanitation in an acct. Sanitation in all cases is the source of this fly. However, distinguishing what type of fly your dealing with is critical in control …

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House Fly

Houseflies are very similar in preference to Red Eyed Fruit flies preferring early to no decomposition on food sources. They are found around windows, sinks, doors and in some cases can be found in light fixtures with Cluster Fly specimen. Found indoors and outdoors these flies are not terribly picky and can be seen with …

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Phorid Fly

Commonly referred to as the Jumping Fly this pest is evidence of a serious issue at any home or business. Phorid flies could represent a break in plumbing, damaged grease trap, lacking attention to sanitation or damaged and unfixed tiles and floor grout. Phorid flies are easily identified by the “hunch back” look and can …

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Drain or Moth Fly

Drain Flies are often referred to as Moth Flies due to the size and appearance of the wings which are bigger and more pronounced than the other flies in this category. Coming from drains where organic debris and water provide encouraging breeding points. Drain flies are not hard to control once a source point has …

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Spiders

Most Pest Control Technicians would immediately advise that Spiders are in fact not a pest. Spiders are actually predators and represent an immediate benefit to our environment. Spiders eat pests, provide a natural home defence and aside from their lack of friendly appearance are actually a valuable ally in the combat of pest intruders in …

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The Mite

Clover Mites (picture), Brick Mites and Spider Mites are just a few of the concerning specimen which tend to infest on a large scale in the early spring and late fall. Mites tend to be very small. However, Brick Mites can grow to 1/8 inch in size and are very visible. Typically applications around the …

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