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all natural methods of eliminating termites

All Natural Methods of Eliminating Termites

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Termites can destroy your home if you let them go unchecked. They do not take long to chew through structural beams and cause extensive damage. It would be best to regularly inspect termites on your property to save your house from damage and your money. If the problem gets severe, the best thing to do […]

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what happens to carpenter ants in winter

What Happens to Carpenter Ants in Winter?

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Ants, like many other insects, hibernate during the winter season. Regular ants that make their nests in the ground go four feet below the surface to survive the cold weather. But that’s not the case with the ants that live inside the wood – the carpenter ants. So, the question is, where do the carpenter […]

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common mouse trap mistakes and how to avoid them

Common Mouse Trap Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Mice can invade houses quite easily. And when they do, it becomes challenging to get them out. To get rid of the mice, homeowners usually begin with some rodenticides or traps. Often homeowners complain that traps don’t work with mice. The reason for that may be not using the mice traps as they are supposed […]

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pet safe carpenter ants killing methods for homeowners

Pet-Safe, Carpenter Ants Killing Methods for Homeowners

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Ants are common home invaders in Canada. One of the ant species known for causing damage to residential spaces is carpenter ants. Once these ants make a colony in your home in Kitchener, they become hard to eliminate. Even the modern chemicals against carpenter ants are not safe to use owing to complications, plus the […]

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how to get rid of black carpenter ants

How To Get Rid Of Black Carpenter Ants

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This species of ants called the “carpenter ants” gets its name because of its interaction with the wood. Now when we say interaction with the wood, it does not include the consumption of the wood like termites. They burrow the wood to make their paths inside, which then are used for making their nests. The […]

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common pest control mistakes–and how to avoid them

Common Pest-Control Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

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Once you come across those pesky pests in your house, you obviously want to get rid of them instantly. Pest infestation is not a rare occurrence and is quite common in Canada, just like the rest of the world. When homeowners come across a pest infestation, they often try some DIY methods that they find […]

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what is the difference between termites and woodworms

What is the Difference Between Termites and Woodworms?

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Woodworms and termites feed on wood; hence, they are both categorized as wood-eating pests. Although both of these insects eat wood, it is simple to differentiate between the two. Termites are six-legged insects having a well-defined head, a pair of antennae, and may or may not have wings. On the other hand, woodworms are the […]

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what smells do termites hate

What Smells Do Termites Hate?

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Termites can be found all over Canada. The most common species you will find in Canada include the Eastern Subterranean Termite, the Western Subterranean Termite, and the Pacific Dampwood Termite. Among these species, subterranean termites cause the bulk of the damage to home structures in Canada. There’s no telling the damage they will cause to […]

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5 best home remedies to use for ant infestation

5 Best Home Remedies to Use for Ant Infestation

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Ants in your homes can cause a lot of annoyance. They keep running around your property. Mainly, a carpenter ants’ colony in your home can cause your property serious damage. You will never feel comfortable with ants inside your home. Fire ants are dangerous, too, as they can bite you. Ants can contaminate food in […]

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are carpenter ants dangerous

Are Carpenter Ants Dangerous?

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There are approximately 24 different types or species of carpenter ants. Out of all those, the most commonly found carpenter ants in Canada are the black and the red ones. You can recognize a black or a red carpenter ant by looking at their dark reddish-brown colours. The red carpenter ant has more reddish-brown on […]

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