In 2017, a huge number of cases of rabies, 149 to be specific, were recorded in Ontario. Even though it has decreased to almost half the number it was in 2016, it is more than what was reported during the six-year span from 2010 to 2015. During the last year, rabies virus was found[…]
Property Standards for the City of Toronto sets the rules and standards for all its properties. All the property owners are required to strictly adhere to it. Section 9 of Chapter 629 states, “All properties have to be kept free of pests, including rodents and insects.” Sadly, this is not followed at all times.[…]
Everything about autumn is so beautiful – the plunging temperature, dwindling sunlight, beautiful colors, and the warmth inside the house. As winter approaches, we tend to find the coziness in warm places, especially inside our house. Similarly, with the decrease of temperature outside, insects and pests try to find a warmer place which can protect[…]
Raccoons are aggressive creatures that can transfer sicknesses to individuals through bites, scratches and even indirect contact. Since it isn’t unprecedented for us to now and again encounter these furry creatures around our homes, particularly during the night as they hunt for food, it is vital to take care while in their presence and use[…]
Bird droppings can wreck any building material, including wood, stone, marble, steel, and iron. The aggregated droppings can likewise harm rooftops, clog up drains, discolor paint, consume I-shafts, ruin cloth awnings, and short out electrical equipment.
A Rundown through few signs that will help you determine if your home is frequented by Squirrels. 1: Peculiar clamors are heard The two most normal sounds you’ll hear are either a cluster of rushing and hopping sounds in your upper room or the sound of steady scratching if one of them have turned out[…]
Video Transcription Held up by masked bandits i’m mateus pisano in Midtown and if you bank at this RBC branch here on st. Clair Oakwood you’ll notice that you can’t get in that’s because it’s temporarily closed and it’s not because of construction but because of a break-in enter and it’s believed that the suspects[…]
Rats are those upsetting animals that can interrupt in your home without being invited and transform everything into garbage. For survival, rats require shelter, water, and enough nourishment. Also, if your home gives these three things, it would be an extreme undertaking to get rid of these rodents. The most ordinarily discovered types of rats[…]
There are animals that hibernate and go on to sleep that lasts nearly the whole of winter. In this hibernation period, their body temperature drops and their breathing slows down along with their heart rate.
The West Nile Virus in Ontario By now you’ve probably seen all the reports on the news about the impending West Nile Virus breakout coming to Ontario. It’s a serious issue and we believe the best way to combat it is through knowledge and awareness. In case you’ve been out of the loop enjoying the[…]
How to Keep Raccoons Out of Trash Cans Have you ever woken up in the morning only to find your garbage can knocked over and its contents sprawled all over your yard? Having to clean the unnecessary mess can be irritating, especially if it has become a part of your morning routine. If this[…]
The dangers of Raccoon Roundworm If having a raccoon on your property or in your home wasn’t bad enough, raccoons leaving their feces around your property can lead to a potentially deadly disease called “raccoon roundworm”. If you live in an urban area or a place where you see raccoons fairly often we suggest you[…]
Skunks have a bad reputation of being animals that will spray without warning, or if you grew up with Looney Toons you may be afraid that they will try and profess their love for you. Neither are true, skunks are not as dangerous as you think and only spray in self-defense. A skunk living under[…]
How to get rid of birds in your backyard Problems caused by birds Birds end up inside homes by flying, or walking, in through windows or doors, or more commonly through attics, rooftop eves, a crack in your siding, ceiling, or roof. Ending up in a home is as terrifying for the bird as it[…]
Squirrels and raccoons in your yard Squirrels and raccoons, like any of us, want a place to call home, to come back to after a long day and to raise their family in. Unfortunately these furry tenants can cause problems for you, your home and your family. Squirrels and raccoons can become extremely protective especially[…]