What You Need to Know About The Zika Virus

Zika virus is a mosquito-borne disease transmitted by daytime-active mosquitoes known as Aedes mosquitoes. The name “Zika” was borrowed from the location where the virus was first isolated, that is Zika Forest, Uganda in the year 1947. The virus is related to West Nile, dengue, Japanese encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses – all of which are mosquito-borne. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zika_virus) Symptoms associated with the Zika Virus Before the current outbreak, Zika virus was not considered a […]

Cats – Control in Your Home

It’s hard to imagine that such a cute and harmless animal could be considered a pest. But the truth of the matter is that animals are not labelled pests on account of their looks rather than their behaviour and the trouble they cause. And cats can cause a lot of trouble when they invade your property. In addition to turning your whole yard into their litter box, cats will destroy your gardens and lawns leaving […]

Fleas – Life Cycle and Control

Fleas will suck blood from both you (the pet owner) and your pet. These wingless bugs do not discriminate and will feed off anything that has blood flowing in them. Aside from the painful bites and the allergic reactions they cause, flea bites have the potential to spread diseases to pets and humans alike. One such disease is the rare Bubonic plague. Fleas can also transmit diseases from one host to another as they feed […]

How to Get Rid of Mice

Once you have definitively discovered that you have a mouse problem, the next thing that you need to do is find a way to get rid of mice. Mice can cause a wide range of issues including structural damage to your home. Mice spread diseases through their faeces and the parasites that they carry, and they also carry bacteria and viruses. One of the more serious dangers is that you may breathe in particles of […]

How Do I Know If I have a Rodent Issue?

If you have a rodent infestation in your home or your workplace these little creatures can be very destructive, causing damage to the building and to everything inside of it. Generally, by the time people notice the signs of a rodent infestation; it is fairly advanced and may take a lot of work to get it under control. Eliminating rodents takes a lot of work, but the sooner you get started, the sooner you will […]

Indoor Pest Control Devices

If you notice a few insects in your home then you might not think anything about it at first. Some people see small signs of insects and do not worry about it at all, but in some cases ignoring the signs can mean you are ignoring an infestation which can lead to issues later on. Once you have made the determination that you have an infestation it is time to consider indoor pest control products to […]