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Common Household Pests in Ontario

Search common household pests in Ontario. Learn about bats, ants, raccoons, bed bugs, small pests, cluster flies, insects and wildlife.

Indoor and Outdoor Pests We Remove

Ants

Ants

Ants

There are about 100 species of ants in Canada, so it is not unusual for them to become a pest around the home.

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Bats

Bats

Bats

The most common type of bats that are found in North America are Microchiroptera bats, which are mainly characterized by their pushed-in snouts, like a pug dog. These bats are typically…

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Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Cimex lectularius is the species of bed bug most commonly found in the home. Bed bugs are extreme disturbances because they are known for feeding on human blood.

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Cluster Flies

Cluster Flies

Cluster Flies

For many people, signs of spring are crocus plants peeking out from underneath a thin layer of snow, robins singing in budding trees, or big, bumbling flies buzzing an…

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Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Cockroaches

Of the thousands of species of cockroaches in the world, 30 are considered as pests to humans. And of those, 3 are commonly found in North America and can infest our homes and restaurants.

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Earwigs

Earwigs

Earwigs

The common name "earwig" is derived from a European superstition of ancient origin that these insects enter the ears of sleeping persons. Despite their formidable appearance and r…

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Fleas

Fleas

Fleas

While cats and dogs are the primary hosts of fleas in and around the home, humans can often become secondary hosts in the absence of domestic pets.

It is a common fallacy that…

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Groundhogs

Groundhogs

Groundhogs

The groundhog, or woodchuck, is one of 14 species of marmots. These rodents live a feast-or-famine lifestyle and gorge themselves all summer to build up plentiful reserves of fat.

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Mice

Mice

Mice

The house mouse (Mus musculus) is considered one of the most troublesome pests in North America. House mice live and thrive under a variety of conditions in and around homes and farms.

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Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

Mosquito Control Parties

Dave’s Quality Pest Control is properly equipped to control mosquito disturbances for events where they are especially unwanted.

Mosquito Pest Control…

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Pigeons

Pigeons

Pigeons

Pigeon droppings can be hazardous to our health. Once the droppings have dried, they become potentially transferable to humans through the air.

Breeding

Pigeons will bre…

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Raccoons

Raccoons

Raccoons

When removing raccoons from your home, we ensure to take all the steps necessary to remove all raccoons from the property and prevent any future return.

Professional ra…

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Rats

Rats

Rats

The brown rat is a true omnivore and will consume almost anything, but cereals form a substantial part of its diet.

Facts About Rats

The fur is coarse and usually brown or d…

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Skunks

Skunks

Skunks

The size of this noxious-odoured creature is similar to that of a housecat. The striped skunk has a small, black head with a white stripe between the eyes and two broad white stripe…

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Spiders

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders commonly found in Canadian homes include house spiders, wolf spiders, cellar spiders, fishing spiders and more infrequently, black widow spiders. Exterior treatment should…

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Squirrels

Squirrels

Squirrels

Tree squirrels are the types most commonly recognized, often seen gracefully scampering and leaping from branch to branch. Other species are ground squirrels that live in burr…

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