Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz….. WASPS!

     I’m not sure what it is that caused this. It could be my Mom passing on her irrational terror of wasps to me while growing up. Maybe it is the fact that they emit that buzzing sound. Maybe it’s their menacing look. I don’t know. All I know is that I am positively TERRIFIED […]

Mites

Well, it is officially summer! With that comes sunshine, kayaking, fishing, fun … and pests, pests, pests! If you happen to be a pet-owner, (anything from birds to rats to cats and  dogs), a potential problem you should watch for is … infestation by  mites! Mites are arachnids (they have FOUR pairs of legs and […]

Invasion Of The Carpenter Ants ! Eeeep!

If you live in cottage country ( as in Simcoe County, Tay or Tiny Townships, or Muskoka), trees and forests are never too far away, and you are likely not a stranger to a myriad of types of pests. This also means that you are very likely to encounter the the six legs, smooth/round upper […]

HELP! Banquet Happening In My Garage … & I’m Not Invited! Raccoon!

Don’t you wish raccoons were the adorable cute and cuddly creatures you see in cartoons like in Disney’s “Pocahontas”? But yeah, nope. There’s a reason they are classified as pests. And this is true even if you live in Victoria Harbour, where nature is abundant. When you actually get close up to them (not that […]

Bedbugs, Bedbugs, Bedbugs …

It sounds like the plot of a horror movie; you wake up, and start noticing little  bits of blood (or reddish specks) on your bed-sheets. As you puzzle over your  discovery, you suddenly notice little bite-marks on your arms and legs. And lucky you, you might be the only one in your household that is […]