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Attack of the Carpenter Ants!

Carpenter ants have become a widespread problem throughout the Okanagan Valley, especially during the Spring season. As the weather warms up, carpenter ants will become more active, which means being more vigilant

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Termite Swarming Detection & Prevention in the Okanagan

When termites swarm, it means a group of termites leave their current colony in search of a new place to begin their own colony. A swarming is produced as a colony matures and during warmer spring weather, often following rain.

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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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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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Now You See ‘em, Now You Don’t: Pest Control for Your Business

Now you see ‘em, now you don’t. Rats. Mice. Ants. Spiders. Beetles. Wasps. Flies. Millipedes. Termites. At BugMaster, we take care of the pests, so you can take of the rest. Namely, growing your business and making money. BugMaster Pest Control is...

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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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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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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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Beware Black Widows In The Okanagan Valley!

Recently, we've been getting crazy amounts of calls about a large influx of black widow spiders within our Okanagan region. While these spiders are not aggressive (and they ultimately avoid confrontation), they will bite if they feel threatened or...

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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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