Monday, November 28

Pest Control

What is pest control?

What is pest control?

Pest Control
Most people don't give much thought to pests until they have a problem with them. But what exactly are pests? And what role does pest control play in keeping us safe from them? Read on to find out. What Are Pests? Pests are any animals or insects that are considered harmful to humans, our property, or our environment. Common household pests include ants, cockroaches, mice, rats, and spiders. In agricultural settings, crop-damaging pests include mites, aphids, beetles, and caterpillars. And in urban areas, pigeons and other birds can become nuisances. While some pests are merely annoying, others can pose serious health risks. For example, rodents and cockroaches can carry diseases like Salmonella and E. coli, which can cause food poisoning in humans. Mosquitoes can transmit disease...
Identify And Irradicate Wasps With Exterminator Services From OIPC

Identify And Irradicate Wasps With Exterminator Services From OIPC

Pest Control
If you’re concerned about wasps in or around your home, or you have identified a nest, it’s time to call a professional wasp exterminator. Wasps are aggressive insects that can cause severe illness or even death when their victim sustains multiple stings. So, even if you are the bravest of souls, it is always best to leave wasp removal to the professionals.  In addition, you may mistake a bee hive for a wasps nest, which could lead to destroying an important swarm of pollinators! So, whether you are uncertain or confident that there are wasps in your home, it is always best to seek professional and expert extermination services.  Old Island Pest Control has been serving the Campell, Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo and Courtenay areas for years, ensuring your home is pest-free year-round...