More questions & answers

So, if Ross is retired, who is taking over? Many of you will have met Matt last season – he’s still with us, and in the long run, the hope is that he’ll take over all aspects of the business so that I can retire too. But we’re not quite there yet, so hi … […]

Mouse in the house? Bats in the Belfry? Spiders in the Shower?

In our neck of the woods pests are INEVITABLE especially when you don’t live here all year round.  There are two ways people deal with this problem – WHEN it happens – or BEFORE it happens. What do WHEN it happens – bees, wasps, shadflies, bed bugs, fleas, spiders, mice, bats or ants – what […]

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 […]

German Roaches

Cockroaches have been around for an estimated 4 million years and  there are well over 3,500 species of roaches worldwide, but the most common cockroach in Canada is the German Cockroach (Blattella germanica). Appearance The German roach is about 1.3 to 1.6 cm long and has a flattened oval body with long spiny legs. They […]

Wood Roaches

Wood cockroaches, or wood roaches are similar in appearance to that of a German cockroach (household roach). Both species are common in North America, but today is all about the wood roach.   General Wood roaches are common outdoor dwelling insects that are native to North America and are found throughout Ontario. They are most […]

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, […]

Landlords & Tenants

Are you a landlord or a renter? Have you considered who would be responsible for any major pest control work that might need to be done in a rental property? Well, for more information check out our blog post “Landlords and Tenants: Who is Responsible for Pest Control Costs?” Give us a call at 705-534-7863 […]