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Insect Control and Extermination

Identifying insects and other bug or arachnid pests by phone or email is very hard. Need to know what kind of bugs are in your house? Keep these common insects in mind when trying to identify the exact pest in your home or building.
Clothes Moth

Clothes Moth

Clothes Moth

Here’s an all too common varmint that may literally take the clothes off of our backs! Yes, the clothes moth is a highly destructive varmint, and...

Cluster Fly

Cluster Fly

Cluster Fly

Cluster flies are a close relative to the blow fly in regards to their preference of being a big nuisance. Also known as attic flies, cluster...

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...

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...

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...

Fungus Gnat

Fungus Gnat

Fungus Gnat

This varmint is more of a nuisance than a harmful pest to humans, but they’re a real pest to your favourite houseplants! The fungus gnat is tiny...

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...

Meal Moth

Meal Moth

Meal Moth

The meal moth, or the Indian meal moth, is often confused for the clothes moth but is in fact very different. For one, their wing colours are not...

Millipede

Millipede

Millipede

Not to be confused for its centipede cousin, the millipede is one of those varmints that looks creepy but is more annoying than harmful (that is...

Mite

Mite

Mite

These varmints may look creepy, but most mites are more of a nuisance than anything. Regardless, they can cause a wide variety of problems from...

Moth

Moth

Moth

Moths are one of the most common pests you’ll find in Vancouver BC! These varmints like to nest in dark places, however they are also quite...

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...

Phorid Fly

Phorid Fly

Phorid Fly

Phorid flies, or humpback flies, resemble fruit flies in a way but not so much in several others. To the naked eye, the two types look identical...

Pill Bug

Pill Bug

Pill Bug

Not to be confused for the sow bug (although it very easily is!), the pill bug is that infamous creepy crawly varmint that rolls itself up into a...

Silverfish

Silverfish

Silverfish

Here’s a pretty common household pest that doesn’t get much spotlight…literally! The silverfish is usually mistaken for other pests such as the...

Sow Bug

Sow Bug

Sow Bug

Here’s a varmint we’re all very familiar with: the sow bug! Sow bugs are very easily confused for its cousin the pill bug—at first. However, when...

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...

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...

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Woodlouse are much like our good ol’ varmint friends the sow bug and the pill bug. In fact, they are all interconnected in the one genus and many...