The Dangers of Spiders in the Fall

Dangerous spiders in Vancouver BC - OnSite Pest Control

Everyone is used to spiders in their home from time to time. But why are they more abundant than ever in the fall? Spiders typically hatch in the springtime and by the time August or September rolls around, they’re in full force. Spiders are drawn to your property in search of food, shelter, and water. . . . read more.

The Link Between Rodents and Coronavirus

Rats do not transmit COVID-19 in Vancouver BC - OnSite Pest Control

There is a lot of false information spread about the nature of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including how it is transmitted. The team at OnSite Pest Control wants to clear one common misconception: rats and mice do not transmit SARS-CoV-2. We know this is still a developing situation, and more information is coming out about . . . read more.

Are Cockroaches Attracted to Heat?

Summer cockroach problems in Vancouver BC - OnSite Pest Control

Cockroaches are a very common pest problem year round in the Vancouver BC area. These feared pests are known for their ability to survive in a variety of conditions and climates. However, they are more common than ever in the summertime due to their attraction to heat. Many cockroaches are less active in the winter . . . read more.

Wasp Nest Characteristics

Identifying wasp nests in Vancouver BC area - OnSite Pest Control

Here in Vancouver BC, we are used to dealing with a lot of insects in the summertime. One of the most common are wasps. Although these stinging insects are beneficial to the environment, they can become a real nuisance when they build their nests on or near properties. But did you know different wasps build . . . read more.

How to Get Rid of Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Mosquito breeding ground prevention in Vancouver BC - OnSite Pest Control

Mosquitoes are a summer pest problem here in Vancouver. If you’ve dealt with them, you know how much of a nuisance they can be. Many people associate mosquitoes with outdoor camping trips, hikes, and more, but they could be breeding right in your backyard! Mosquitoes need just a half inch of water to breed, which . . . read more.