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Essen Pest Control believes in sharing useful information and articles on pest control, animal & wildlife removal and related issues. We also wish to and share information on pest control techniques, pest control solutions and pest control products. We keep adding new content every month so keep coming on this page to check new articles! Here is the list of latest posts:

- Why You Should Avoid Your Own Pest Control: Pesticides are harmful chemicals which in many cases are meant to kill the pests and insects. Exposure to these pesticides to anyone in the family specially children could sometimes be very dangerous. Moreover, DIY methods are temporary ... Read more

- Pests that infest Ottawa: Ottawa as come a long way from the time when it was a tiny frontier town. Today, as capital of Canada, it has become a sprawling city with so much to offer! Located in Ontario at the Quebec border, Ottawa is city of more than one million people ... Read more

- How to Keep Your Home Free of Ants?: Ants are a nuisance throughtout Canada, but they become a real problem during the summers. Since hot climate encourages ants to breed rapidly and therefore, you may find them in more numbers all around ... Read more

- Interesting facts about ants: Ants don't have ears and but they can hear! Ants use vibrations to hear and use them when they are looking for food or wish to send alarm signals to other ants. Located just below the knee, ants have a subgenual organ which picks ups vibrations in the ground ... Read more

- Buying a new house? Pest issues to watch for: Buying a new house is one of the most important decision/achievement of life. At the same time moving to a new home could be stressful too. One must, therefore, ensure the process goes smooth and for this certain steps must be taken. Checking new place for pests is one ... Read more

- Cockroaches on the rise in Ottawa?: In fact the capital city could have a bad case of cockroaches. Residents claim that they get distracted by the problem of cockroaches. These is a complaint from many apartment dwellers and buildings in Ottawa ... Read more

- Identifying Termites Found in Canada: Termites are commonly found in large cities like Toronto or Ottawa. The most common type of termite found in Canadian homes is the subterranean termite (in the East, Reticulitermes flavipes, in the West, Reticulitermes hesperus) ... Read more

- Difference between Rats and Mice: Most of us are unable to distinguish between rats and mice. They actually look alike to the casual eye. Rats and mice are rodents and there are many species of both. There are certain features through which one can know to identify ... Read more

- Amazing facts about termites: Though termites destroy wooden items and structures, yet they are very interesting creatures. Known as tiny critters, termites can cause property damages up to tune of billions. We are sharing here some amazing facts about termites with the intention of letting you understand how to deal with them ... Read more

- Bed Bugs: The Stigma Has to Go!: There have been instances when people come to know that someone they know have bed bugs in their home, then they avoid meeting them or even shake hands. Even few business offices meet a client outside their office if they know ... Read more

- Are Spiders Poisonous?: More than 40,000 species of spiders have been identified in the world. Not all spiders are poisonous, but most are venomous. There There are only two spiders that have venom capable of causing illness in humans... Read more

- Spider Control: Get Rid of Spiders: Spiders are creepy, crawly and venomous insects. Most of us fear from spiders. Though harmless, spiders in kitchen can cause contamination of food and could even pose health risks if any one chance upon... Read more

- What To Do If You Think You Have Bed Bugs: If you have found bed bugs or signs of their infestation, then the most proper thing is to seek services of a professional pest control company. Bed bugs are difficult to get rid of, therefore, the expert treatment may be required... Read more

- Pests that bite: Mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and bed bugs bite humans to get their next blood meal. Generally, insects or pests bites will only cause itchy welts on the skin, others may pose more serious health threats. Here in this article, we will discuss everything you should know about common biting pests.... Read more

- Top 10 Bed Bug Infested Cities of Canada: Bed bugs can be found in all types of dwelling including 5 Star hotels which means that their infestation has nothing to do with cleanliness of living conditions. Traditionally been seen in developing countries, bed bugs have been spreading fast across the U.S., Canada, U.K. and other parts of Europe ... Read more

- Home Remedies to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: Bed bugs can come from old furniture, hotel rooms via your suitcase and even you could carry them to your home from a theatre seat. If infestation is serious, then the best way to get rid of a bed bugs is to call an exterminator. ... Read more

- How to keep pests out of apartments?: Living in apartments is common in big cities and it is comfortable also for so many reasons like proximity to restaurants, grocery stores and shops and convenience to live, work and play without having to travel too far. ... Read more

- What pests are common in the kitchen?: Kitchen provides plenty of places to hide and also shelter and warmth, pests get attracted to kitchens. Pests are not only irritating and unwelcome guests, they can also pose health risk to the humans ... Read more

- What our customers have to say about us: Best experience ever had in terms of dealing with pest problem. We had mice problem in our show room. Called Essen, they responded quickly and identified the problem. In one treatment only problem was solved. Knowledgable and friendly ... Read more

- Preparing Your Home for Bed Bug Treatment: We recommend you to prepare a checklist and keep a pen so that you check mark steps one by one as it get completed. All beddings and pillows should be removed, placed in bags and ... Read more

- How to get rid of Silverfish?: Prevalent in Canada and other parts of the world, Silverfish are wingless pests that are often silvery in color and as name suggests they move like a fish. Silverfish have a lifespan ranging from two to eight years and they generally ... Read more

- Does Ottawa have a rat problem?: Every Ottawa home owner has this task to keep rats away from getting into their home. Summer season is usually the best time for rodents in the capital. The rats and mice looking to pack on fat before the cold months ... Read more

- Ottawa: 1 in 3 ticks carrying Lyme disease: There are more ticks in more parts of Canada now, experts say, and they believe that this could lead to more cases of Lyme disease this year ... Read more

- What is Carpenter Ant? How to get rid of them?: Carpenter ants are large ants mostly found in forested parts of the world. They build nests in preferably in dead, damp wood consisting of galleries chewed out with their mandibles ... Read more

- The most dangerous spiders found in Ottawa: The Ottawa Valley which stretches from Canada's capital city of Ottawa to Algonquin Park, is around 6 million acres of wilderness. Numerous species of wildlife can be found here including spiders ... Read more

- Mite control: How to get rid of mites?: Out of these thousand of mites found in Canada, some of known and common types are clover mites, cheese mites, grain mites, flour mites, mould mites, bird mites, itch mites, scabies mites, and house dust mites ... Read more

- What harm can cockroaches do to humans?: When cockroaches get into our homes and businesses, they can be disturbing pest to deal with. They skitter across floors. They race up walls at full speed, and zip across ceilings ... Read more

- Rat Removal: Solving the Rat Problem: Rats have been a problem for peopls throughout history. They eat or spoil crops, can spread diseases, and damage property. There are stories of old wooden ships sinking because rats had gnawed through ... Read more

- Getting Rid of Wasp: Wasp Nest Removal: The word wasp is an umbrella term used for thousands of types of flying and stinging insects, including yellow jackets, hornets and paper wasps. If you face the problem of getting rid a wasp net for ... Read more

- How to keep your home pest free: It mау seem аѕ though уоu hоuѕе іѕ adequately сlеаn, but реѕtѕ can often thrіvе uроn аrеаѕ оf uncleanliness іnvіѕіblе to thе nаkеd eye. Bу cleaning floors dаіlу, аnіmаlѕ саn no longer fеаѕt on residue or сrumbѕ ... Read more

- How to get rid of bed bugs: If уоu’vе been іnvаdеd by bеdbugѕ, don’t fееl ashamed. Althоugh the bites аrеn’t dаngеrоuѕ and don’t ѕрrеаd dіѕеаѕе, bеdbugѕ can bе a rеаl nuіѕаnсе bесаuѕе оf thеіr реrѕіѕtеnсе, ѕо you wіll want to асt fаѕt ... Read more

- Pest control problem in Ottawa: Ottаwа'ѕ wеаthеr іѕ соnѕtаntlу сhаngіng - іt'ѕ knоwn for hot, humid summers аnd frigid wіntеrѕ. Wіth thе drаѕtіс weather come реѕtѕ thаt ѕееk rеfugе іnѕіdе уоur walls. Mісе lоvе to burrow inside rurаl and ... Read more

- How to get rid of cockroaches: Cockroaches are реrhарѕ the mоѕt dеѕріѕеd pests оn the planet. Not оnlу do thеу саrrу dіѕеаѕеѕ (іn rare саѕеѕ), but thеу’rе associated wіth a dirty еnvіrоnmеnt (оftеn erroneously). Now, there аrе a ... Read more

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