Pest Control Services for your Home Sweet Home
We at Provincial Pest Control (PPC) thrive to serve the community and provide services to homes within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Our approach is geared towards making homes safer, healthier and more hygienic. Our products and chemicals are very safe and environmentally friendly that are safe for you and your family. PPC technicians are fully licensed and insured. We also guarantee our pest control solutions that homeowners can enjoy the benefits of a service they can trust.
We at PPC understands your domestic pest problems and are always ready to provide safe and healthy services for Homes, Apartments, Condos and Retirement Homes to enjoy your living environment throughout the year.
When it comes to solving pest problems in your home, we want you to be confident that you and your loved ones are safe. Pests are active all year round, which leads to different diseases and illnesses. Our pest control service calls are an opportunity to provide additional advice on how to protect your home and family from future pest invasion.
A mouse is a small mammal belonging to the order of rodents, characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, and a long naked or almost hairless tail. The best known mouse species is the common house mouse.
Breeding onset is at about 50 days of age in both females and males, although females may have their first estrus at 25–40 days. Mice are polyestrous and breed year round The average gestation period is 20 days. The average litter size is 10–12 for optimum production.
Mice contaminate food with their droppings and urine. They spread such diseases as salmonella bacteria (food poisoning), leptospirae (jaundice) and typhus. As well, they carry parasites such as fleas, round worms and mites. House mice are known to transmit Hantavirus, a virus that affects the respiratory system of humans.
The term wasp is typically defined as any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant. Almost every pest insect species has at least one wasp species that preys upon it or parasitizes. A wasp sting, aside from being very painful can prove serious and sometimes fatal. If you suspect a reaction to a wasp sting report to your nearest hospital immediately.
The majority of wasp species (well over 100,000 species) are “parasitic” (technically known as parasitoids), and the ovipositor is used simply to lay eggs, often directly into the body of the host. The most familiar wasps belong to Aculeata, a “division” of Apocrita, whose ovipositors are adapted into a venomous sting.
Bed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood. Cimex lectularius, the common bed bug, is the best known as it prefers to feed on human blood The name of the “bed bug” is derived from the preferred habitat of Cimex lectularius: warm houses and especially nearby or inside of beds and bedding or other sleep areas. Bed bugs are mainly active at night, but are not exclusively nocturnal. A number of adverse health effects may result from bed bug bites, including skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergic symptoms. Diagnosis involves both finding bed bugs and the occurrence of compatible symptoms.
Ants are social insects of the family Formicidae /fɔrˈmɪsɨdiː/ and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the mid-Cretaceous period between 110 and 130 million years ago and diversified after the rise of flowering plants. More than 12,500 out of an estimated total of 22,000 species have been classified.
Since ants are attracted to foods such as honey, fruit and meat they can carry disease germs from one area to another. eir ability to exploit resources may bring ants into conflict with humans, however, as they can damage crops and invade buildings.
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattaria or Blattodea, of which about 30 species out of 4,500 total are associated with human habitat. Among the best-known pest species are the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, which is about 30 mm (1.2 in) long; the German cockroach, Blattella germanica, about 15 mm (0.59 in) long; the Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai, also about 15 mm (0.59 in) in length; and the Oriental cockroach, Bla Due to their movements through various habitats, including refuse heaps and sewers, they are capable of transmitting diseases to man, including: salmonella bacteria (food poisoning) and many forms of viruses.
Provincial Pest Control (PPC) Provides Guaranteed Control of all these Pests listed below:
- Carpenter Bees
- Ground Beetles
- Box Elder Beetles
- Carpet Beetles
- House Flies
- Phorid Flies
- Stored Product Pest
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