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Pest Identification for Control and Extermination

Identifying insects, wildlife, and rodents by phone or email is hard if you don't know which pest is actually the problem. Need to know what kind of bug or rodents are in your house or building? Click on each pest profile below to learn more and find out which pest is the cause of your current problem.
Ants

Ants

Ants

There are different kinds of ants to be aware of, from moisture ants and carpenter ants to pharaoh ants. Each type of ant is similar but different...

Bats

Bats

Bats

Bats are rarely pests requiring control, but when they are it can be serious. They carry diseases, create large messes in homes/buildings, and...

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are such a major, worldwide pest! It has been called a pandemic. Bed bugs are small, nocturnal, wingless insects with the Latin name...

Bees

Bees

Bees

Bees are our friends! Unlike wasps and hornets, bees such as the bumblebee and the honey bee are very beneficial insects that we want around. They...

Blow Fly

Blow Fly

Blow Fly

Also called filth flies, these flies are some of the dirtiest insects around. For pest control purposes, the blow fly is basically the same as a...

Carpenter Ant

Carpenter Ant

Carpenter Ant

Carpenter ants are so much more complex and capable than most people would assume! They are always nesting, communicating between satellite nests...

Carpet Beetle

Carpet Beetle

Carpet Beetle

Here is a pest that is much more common than most people think, yet it is also much unknown. Carpet beetles are about the size and shape of a...

Cockroach

Cockroach

Cockroach

Did you know that a cockroach infestation can happen even in clean places? It’s true. The dirtier the place is, the worse the infestation...

Cricket

Cricket

Cricket

The grasshopper’s cousin, the cricket, is a smaller but noisier relative. Unlike most grasshoppers in BC, crickets can be easily identified by...

Crow

Crow

Crow

Ah, the crow. This is one of British Columbia’s most infamous birds and part of the genus Corvus, which comes from the large family of medium to...

Fire Ant

Fire Ant

Fire Ant

Here’s an ant species we didn’t think would have to be a pest problem, but now it unfortunately is. The fire ant can and is found in Vancouver...

Fleas

Fleas

Fleas

Every season is flea season on the Lower Mainland and Vancouver! These little pests can jump on the nearest person or animal and when they're done...

Flour Beetle

Flour Beetle

Flour Beetle

Here’s a pest you don’t want to find in your soup bowl (or any food for that matter!). The flour beetle’s favourite food is fairly obvious: flour...

Fruit Fly

Fruit Fly

Fruit Fly

The fruit fly is one of the most common pests you will find in virtually every building imaginable throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland...

Grain Beetle

Grain Beetle

Grain Beetle

Here’s another creepy varmint we’d rather not find in our homes! The grain beetle, next to the flour beetle, is the kind of nightmare you don’t...

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Listen well, young grasshopper, for what we have to say about this pest will benefit you. The grasshopper is a single branch on the vast tree of...

Hornet

Hornet

Hornet

The name ‘hornet’ is used interchangeably with that of wasps and yellow jackets. However, there is one Canadian hornet we need to beware of. The...

Ladybug

Ladybug

Ladybug

The ladybug, well-renowned for its red and black polka-dotted wings, is one of those pests that is worth having around. Their main diet consists...

Moisture Ant

Moisture Ant

Moisture Ant

Moisture ants are one of the many types of small ants we see that show up in and around the building, at their worst in late summer. They nest...

Mouse

Mouse

Mouse

Ah, the mouse...everyone's "favourite" rodent to discover next to rats. The cause of a mouse infestation is not necessarily because the person or...

Pavement Ant

Pavement Ant

Pavement Ant

Pavement ants are increasingly becoming one of Vancouver’s major pest problems! They are cousins to the carpenter, pharaoh, and moisture/cornfield...

Pharaoh Ant

Pharaoh Ant

Pharaoh Ant

Gotta love the pharaoh ant. These ants can be commonly found nesting in homes and buildings throughout Vancouver and Burnaby. They are either...

Pigeon

Pigeon

Pigeon

Ah yes, the pigeon. These varmints are native to Stanley Park in Vancouver (as well as everywhere else in BC!). As a bird that’s now well-known to...

Raccoon

Raccoon

Raccoon

Raccoons are born, raised, and die in urban areas, as well as in rural locations. They cause damage to roofs and other building structures...

Rat

Rat

Rat

Here is some useful information on everyone’s "favourite" pest: rats. Yes, rats are dirty. The person or family who has a rat problem in their...

Seagull

Seagull

Seagull

Yes, seagulls can be pests too! Seagulls are native to British Columbia, usually nesting near the beach shores on the Mainland where they can...

Skunk

Skunk

Skunk

Ever smell a skunk while driving down the highway? It’s not exactly a pleasant aroma, is it? The skunk is just another wild animal and a pest that...

Spider

Spider

Spider

Let’s talk about everyone’s favourite arachnids! Spiders are the most famous pest we get calls for in the Vancouver and Burnaby areas. Their eight...

Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrel

Squirrels are so cute, aren’t they? Well, they are nearly exactly the same as rats when it comes to their capability of causing us problems! There...

Termites

Termites

Termites

Termites are infamous for being complete building destroyers given that wood is their favourite and preferred diet. Guess what materials most...

Tick

Tick

Tick

One of the most feared pests that actually can become a pest problem if left alone is the tick. While the most common types of ticks in BC...

Wasp

Wasp

Wasp

Unlike their Hymenoptera cousins, the ants, wasps have a slightly less complex biology, at least as it pertains to pest management. Wasps and...