Mating Season is Here!
The days are getting longer and Mother Nature keeps teasing Toronto with warm weather. This can only mean one thing; Spring is on its way! Before the tulips start blooming and the Easter Bunny stops by for a visit, raccoons and squirrels will be having their babies. Mating Season For raccoons, February and March mark […]Continue reading
Carpenter Ants in Toronto
Noticing piles of sawdust throughout your home, but haven’t been doing any renovations? These small piles of saw dust could be a sign of carpenter ants in homes. Incessantly chewing, carpenter ants can cause severe damage to your home, if left untreated. What is a Carpenter Ant? Carpenter ants are just one of many species […]Continue reading
Most recognizable by their black eyes and striped tails, raccoons can be seen all over the GTA. As very adaptable creatures,raccoons can be found anywhere from wooded areas to digging through trashcans, and even y our attic. ICE Wildlife and Pest Control offer expert raccoon removal. What to know about raccoons Raccoons of a high […]Continue reading
Ants: Why they love you kitchen, and what to do about it
From apartments downtown Toronto to town homes in the suburbs of Burlington and Mississauga, and everything in between, ants are a common pest. Typically ants will build their nests outdoors, using your home as a place to forage for food and water. There are species of ants, however, who will build their nests inside, invading […]Continue reading
Keeping Rodents Out of the House
The cold weather is officially here to stay! Weather experts have started predicting when Toronto’s first snowfall will be and we can’t think of any better way to welcome the cold weather than cozying up by the fire. As winter gets closer and closer, you won’t be the only one cozying up in your home. […]Continue reading
Bats in the GTA
Halloween may still be weeks away, but that hasn’t stopped the bats from coming out. As summer fades and fall settles in, wildlife are looking for a cozy place to call home for the winter, and your attic is exactly what they’re looking for; including bats. With hundreds of species of bats worldwide, residents of […]Continue reading
There’s a mouse in the house! Now what?
As the colder weather starts to roll in, you’re not the only one who is looking to stay warm in your cozy home. With the autumn chill, mice will be looking for a nice, cozy place to call home for the winter. To a mouse, your home is the perfect place to settle down for […]Continue reading
Squirrels: What you need to know
Squirrels are one of the most common critters in the GTA. Whether you live in the suburbs of Mississauga or in the downtown core of Toronto, you’ve likely run into squirrels dozens of times. Some of the features that make squirrels so unique are the same features that help them make a home in your […]Continue reading
Wasps VS. Bees: What’s the difference?
Having wasps in Toronto? It’s nearing the end of summer, and you and your family are enjoying every last minute outside. From neighbourhood BBQ’s to family dinners on the back deck, there always seem to be some uninvited guests. You hear the buzzing, but was it a wasp or a bee? Generally speaking, wasps are […]Continue reading
Raccoon Nesting in the Fall & Winter Months
The weather in Toronto is getting colder, and some homeowners are starting to notice unwanted houseguests as they begin moving indoors to find shelter. Raccoons often use attics, basements, porches and other accessible spaces to build their dens. Here are a few things to consider if you suspect you may have a raccoon living on […]Continue reading