Entries by Pest Control Canada

Cockroach

I live in an apartment and I feel like there may be something fishy about what the pest control company is doing. 2 months ago they checked all suites. When they came to ours, which was cleaner than clean, and we just emptied the trash an hour before, the man magically found ONE cockroach in […]

Giant water bug

7179.      I suspect a giant water bug but would like confirmation. No ponds or standing water nearby. Strathroy, Ontario. Canada. Number 7179. It certainly is a giant water bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Belostomatidae). These are strong fliers that may be found far from any water source. Giant Water Bug Detailed information 

Paper wasp

7174.        Saw this the other day and could not find any info on this online. Hoping you can help indentify this little guy. MONCTON, NB. Canada Number 7174. This is a paper wasp (Hymenoptera: Vespidae; subfamily Polistinae) in the genus Polistes; most likely P. fuscatus, the northern paper wasp – Paper Wasp […]

Sowbug

7167.        These bugs keep showing up one by one in my bedroom. I want to know what type of bug they are and if they are need for concern. Thank you. Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 7167. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of […]

Use of Dragnet

Hello, I want to engage a pest control company to help treat my bug problems in the house. They plan to use Dragnet. Is this a safe product? Are there any risks to humans? I’ve been advised to stay out of the treated home for 5-6 hours after treatment. Is that sufficient? Thanks in advance. […]

Bumble bee

7162.        It is about 3/4″ long. Langley, BC. Canada Number 7162. This is a bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Bombus sp.), likely an overwintering queen. Because of its condition, I hesitate to make a specific identification, but Bombus melanopygus is a possibility; for detailed information Click here

Dirt-colored seed bug

7161.        First saw in late summer, now still in the house. Beamsville, Ontario. Canada Number 7161. This is a dirt-colored seed bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae); it looks like Raglius alboacuminatus, a European species that has become established in the Pacific Northwest and was first reported from Ontario in 2016 – Click here for […]

Basement with silverfish and ‘centipedes’

Hello! I just moved into a basement apartment and the place is crawling with silverfish and centipedes. Any tips on getting rid of them, or preventing them? Natural or with pesticides. Ill try anything. Burlington Basement with silverfish and ‘centipedes’ – I would like the client to provide images of the ‘centipedes,’ as I suspect […]

P.F Harris roach tablets

I want to ask is there p.f harris roach tablet is legal in canada or it is forbidden ? Can you please inform us on this matter? If its legal how can I find relevant documents . Thank you. Atlanta P.F Harris roach tablets: These tablets (active ingredient 40% boric acid) appear to be readily […]

Suspected bird mite infestation

Suspected bird mites. Hi. I’m looking for a company that can help me with a suspected bird mite infestation. I was hoping for a company that does fogging? I’ve used a pest control company that has sprayed twice and also done a detailed inspection. They have not managed to see any sample but I feel […]