Pest control tips

Information on how to deal with common household pests like spiders, bedbugs, ants, cockroaches and mice.

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Learn about the types of ants known to invade homes. Also know what products to use to get rid of them.


Understand how aphids damage plants and learn ways to prevent and control infestations.


Get the facts about bats, rabies and what to do if you are bitten. Also know how to remove a bat from your house and prevent an infestation.


Find out how bedbugs feed, how to treat bites and how to avoid an allergic reaction.

Blacklegged (deer) ticks

Discover how blacklegged ticks are different from American dog ticks. Also learn how their appearance changes during and after feeding.

Carpenter ants

Explore ways to prevent carpenter ants from getting into your home and destroying wood. Also know how to get rid of nests and avoid new nests.

Centipedes, millipedes, sowbugs and pillbugs

Get facts on centipedes, millipedes, sowbugs and pillbugs. Also learn ways to control them.

Chinch bugs

Learn practices to avoid lawn damage by chinch bugs. Know the signs of a problem and how you can keep chinch bugs under control.

Clustering flies

Understand the types of clustering flies and which ones can contaminate food. Get tips on prevention and control.


Find information on cockroach control, including keeping your home clean, using traps and sealing entry points.


Explore ways to get rid of earwigs in your home and garden. Also learn control measures and how to set up simple traps.


Know how to check your pet for fleas and what to do if you find them. Also learn how to prevent and control fleas.

Gypsy moths

Learn how gypsy moths threaten forests in Canada and how to prevent and control infestations.


Discover how to control a ladybug problem. Also find out how to keep them outside your home.

Moles and voles

Understand the damage moles and voles can cause to lawns and gardens. Learn ways to prevent and control problems.


Get information on mosquitoes and how to control them and their breeding sites. Also know how to protect yourself from mosquito bites.


Learn about how pigeons are a health hazard. Also find the best way to get rid of a pigeon problem.

Rats and mice

Explore ways to prevent a rat or mouse problem. Find out how to rodent-proof your home, set traps, use baits and safely dispose of dead mice and rats.

Silverfish and firebrats

Find facts about silverfish, firebrats and the best way to control them, including cleaning, vacuuming, traps and pest control products.

Slugs and snails

Know how to stop slugs and snails from invading vegetable gardens. Learn about hand picking, setting traps and installing barriers around your garden.


Learn about different types of spiders and how to prevent or control a spider infestation in your home.

Tent caterpillars

Discover how tent caterpillars infest trees. Know how to recognize a problem and control an infestation.


Get information on wasps and what to do if you are stung. Also explore ways to prevent or get rid of them.

White pine weevils

Understand the tree damage that can be caused by the white pine weevil. Learn ways to prevent or reduce infestations and control the weevil.

White grubs

Know the signs of a grub problem on your lawn. Also get tips on lawn care and grub control.

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