Ants and mice and critters, oh my!

It’s a very odd year. Still the normal stuff for this time of year – spider sprays and carpenter ants, mostly. A LOT of carpenter ants. But we are also still getting so many calls for other pests – pests that aren’t usually a problem until fall. Mice are the biggest; we have had about […]

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 […]

Check your boat

One problem we had a run on last spring was raccoons in boats – momma raccoons who thought people’s boats were a really good place to set up shop and have their babies. Not that hard to get rid of, really – but they can do some damage better avoided while they’re there. SO – […]

Gearing up for another year

Well, it’s almost that time again … soon the snow will melt and the bugs will be back… and Ross at Cottage Country Pest Control will still be there to solve all of your pest problems using the most environmentally responsible integrated pest management processes & products available. Spiders, bedbugs, mice & rats, carpenter ants, […]

Raccoons

Yes, we do deal with raccoons (although it’s not Ross’ favourite kind of call) …. they can be a royal pain in the posterior. I have, today, been watching episodes on The Nature of Things website and happened to notice this episode called Raccoon Nation. Lots of interesting information if you’re interested. But of course, […]