Black Widow Spider, Bug Infestation, Bugmaster Pest Control, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Spiders, Uncategorized

How To Teach Your Children About Black Widows To Stay Safe In the Okanagan

Black Widow Spiders, aka poisonous arachnids, are abundant in the Okanagan Valley. Poised, elegant and fierce; it is the shiny black females with their red/orange hourglass pattern on their abdomen that we need to be aware of. The male species are...

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Ants, Bug Infestation, Bugmaster Pest Control, Infestation, kelowna, Odorous Ants, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, penticton, vernon

BugMaster's Prevention Measures for Odorous Ants In Preparation for Spring

Odorous ants get their name from the distinct odor produced when they’re crushed; it’s similar to the smell of a rotten coconut. As the weather warms up this spring, odorous ants will become a bigger threat to residents from Vernon to Penticton.

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Bugmaster Pest Control, kelowna, pest control, rats, Rodent Control Okanagan, Uncategorized

What Kelowna Can Learn from the Vancouver Rat Epidemic and Project?

The Vancouver Rat Problem The rat problem in Vancouver is seriously out of control. According to Vancouver Metro, Vancouver has the highest number of rats throughout the province of B.C. And that doesn’t come as a shock to rat researchers or to our...

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black widow, brown recluse, BugMaster, exterminator, kelowna, okangan, penticton, pest control, Spiders, venom, vernon

Pest Control Advice: You’ve Been Bitten By A Black Widow, Now What?

 

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General Pest Control, outdoor pests, Rats & Rodents, tips, yard

Pest Control Tips in Kelowna: Yard Maintenance Tips that Keep Pests Away

When homeowners think of keeping pests away, their first thoughts always wander to the interior of their homes. What holes need to be filled? Do I need to clean my basement every week? Do storing potatoes in my cupboards attract mice?

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General Pest Control

Year Round Pest Control from BugMaster

It may be the holiday season, but bugs don't go on vacation. Come rain or shine, or snow, bugs can strike any time of the year. But bugs are no match for BugMaster, Kelowna's pre-eminent provider of residential and commercial pest control services...

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Bed Bugs

Wash, Spray, or Burn – The Ways and Means of Eliminating Bed Bugs

Bed bugs continue to be a biting problem in the Okanagan, with large buildings and hotels particularly difficult to treat. Infestations are on the rise, especially around the holiday season, when many people are travelling back and forth between...

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Ants, General Pest Control

The Odorous Okanagan House Ant: A Seasonal Offender

Just like Arnold, they’re back – the odorous house ant, the seasonal offender. Odorous house ants are the pests that put you to the test. They're tenacious, resilient, rapacious, and they multiply easily and often. In other words, a one-time pest...

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General Pest Control, Rats & Rodents

The Rat Facts: 10 Things Every Okanagan Homeowner Needs to Know About Rodents

Rats gets a bad rap, but, to be fair, they deserve it. And no one wants a mouse in the house (unless it’s a pet in a cage). In fact, the mouse is the second most destructive vertebrate in the world after their cousin the rat. These rodents are after...

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Spiders

Spider Infestations Kelowna, Vernon, and Penticton - Everything that Creeps and Crawls

Spiders are a thing in Kelowna, Vernon, and Penticton, a scary thing. Just the word invokes terror, conjuring up all manner of creepy, crawly, 8-legged nightmares. Spiders can’t help being spiders, or being the insect (technically arthropod) most...

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