Ants, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Uncategorized

Bug Off! How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Ant-Free

Your Christmas tree. You’ve decorated it with lights, bells, family pictures; there’s even an angel on top. You close your eyes and breathe in the smell of fresh pine from your all-natural Christmas tree. No plastic tree in this house! Ah, there’s...

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Bugmaster Pest Control, Kelowna Pest Control, Rat Infestation, Rats & Rodents, Rodent Control Okanagan, Rodent Infestation, Uncategorized

Serial Killer or Cereal Eater: The Rat Dilemma

As we dive into the month of November, it seems that winter is fast approaching. You may notice that everyone is starting to settle into a warm and cozy mentality; you know, lighting up the fireplace and cuddling under blankets. But that merry image...

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Bugmaster Pest Control, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Rat Infestation, Rats & Rodents, Rodent Control Okanagan, Rodent Infestation, Uncategorized

Ridding Your Home of Rodents

Rodents are unwelcome guests, but they don’t know that. They’re kinda like your crazy Uncle Mort and mean Auntie Beatrice: you should never let them into your house in the first place and once you do you can’t wait to get rid of them. Rodents, such...

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choosing pest control, General Pest Control, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Uncategorized

Who You Gonna Call? – Choosing a Pest Control Company

Bugs are a nuisance. Period. You want them gone yesterday and you don’t want them coming back. But what’s even more of a nuisance is hiring a pest control company that doesn’t have the chops to handle the job properly. What if the pests aren’t all...

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Black Widow Spider, Okanagan, Spiders, Uncategorized

Black Widows are creeping in

Ahh, Fall... As the weather cools down more creepy crawlers are heading indoors, and more bugs mean more creatures who like to munch on bugs a.k.a spiders!

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attic, Infestation Recovery, insulation removal, mold, pest infestation, Uncategorized

In The Dark - Take Control Of Your Attic

In this blog post we will boldly go where most haven’t gone before: The Attic. When was the last time you ventured forth into the dark, creepy-crawly space of your aforementioned attic? For most of us, the idea of adventuring into the unknown no-go...

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Ants, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Uncategorized

Ants: A$$h@les vs Nuisance

Ah, the topic of ants in the Okanagan. Complimentary to our fantastic weather during the summer months, many species of ants love to take up residence in our hot, beachside valley. With so many types of ants crawling around, it can be tough to...

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General Pest Control, millipedes, Okanagan Bug Exterminator, Uncategorized

Get rid of Millipedes

Millipedes have been causing headaches for homeowners this year, big time. In a previous article we shared a Castanet News story featuring one of our technicians, George Forgie, talking about this very issue. People are being over run with...

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bed bug heat treatment, Bed Bugs, kill bed bugs, Okanagan Bug Exterminator

Are you being invaded? The low down on bed bugs

Bed bugs (also known by the Latin Cimex Lectularius L) are from the family of Cimidae, and have been with us for a very long time. In fact, humans have been dealing with bed bugs since we lived in caves - one might say they were between a rock and a...

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marmots, General Pest Control, millipedes, Okanagan, Uncategorized

Problem Pests: Millipedes to Marmots

Each season brings with it different pest problems and right now in the Okanagan we've been getting a lot of calls about millipedes. Common North American millipede species are brownish, one to 2.5 to 4 cm long; segmented, with two pair of legs per...

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