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Pest Control Tips & Information for Your Calgary Home

Almost every homeowner experiences some kind of pest or rodent infestation in their home. It is a common problem that everyone must deal with. Find out more about how you can prevent and rid your home of pests, be it insects, rodents, birds and more, by reading our blog that contains helpful tips and information. If you have additional questions or need help with pest control in your home, contact Cal-Rid Exterminators today.

  • 14/09/2022
    How to Prevent Animals From Invading Your Property

    One of the great things about Calgary is its diverse ecosystem. However, some of these common Calgary critters aren't well-loved when they invade your garden. Even if you don't see animals in your yard, it's easy to spot the signs that they've been marauding your garden. They might nibble on your flowers, steal your fruits and veggies, or rip plants right out of the ground. How can you practice home pest control to keep these garden pests at bay? Read on for our top tips to improve your residential animal control and keep your garden intact.


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  • 20/06/2022
    Why Do You Need to Have Professional Wasp Control?

    When the weather is warm, Calgary homeowners see more wasps. This trend should be of utmost concern to all local homeowners due to these pests' hazardous and aggressive nature. To avoid dangerous wasp infestations, take advantage of hiring a professional today. But why is wasp control important? How ineffective can DIY wasp removal be? Keep reading to learn more.


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  • 17/01/2022
    Commercial Pest Control: What Are the Benefits?

    A pest infestation can be a disgusting and challenging issue that can cause severe damage to your business. Pests create an unfriendly environment that is nearly impossible for any customer, client, or employee to ignore. Pest control should therefore be an essential part of every business. Did you know that there are 1,206 pest control companies in Canada as of 2021? There is more to pest control than removing rodents, spiders, and fleas. It also ensures the safety of our food and our health hence critical for our wellbeing as public safety. Commercial pest control services would help counter the problem before it grows bigger. Read along this article to have an insight into some of the advantages of hiring a commercial pest control company.


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  • 17/01/2022
    Why Are Ants in My House?

    There are many amazing things about being a homeowner. You have the ability to arrange and design your home exactly the way you want it. But it does have some downsides too. For one, you're in charge of any and all maintenance work. This includes keeping creepy crawlies and critters at bay—which is no small task. Pest, animal, and ant control in Calgary can be tricky. Ants are tiny, intelligent creatures, and if the conditions are right, they won't hesitate to colonize your home. So, what can you do about it? Educating yourself on ants is the first step. Read on to learn why you've got ants in your home and what you can do about it.


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  • 13/09/2021
    4 Most Common Rodent Species That Cause Issues in Alberta

    Did you know that there are around 1,500 living rodent species and that they're on all continents except for Antarctica? They're actually the largest group of mammals! While the good news is that you won't encounter most of these furry creatures, you will see some that like to move into or around your home. These critters might be cute, but the fact is, they can pose a risk to not only your health, but also destroy your property. Here are the 4 most common rodent species that pest control in Calgary often see, so you know which ones to look out for!


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  • 29/01/2021
    Bed Bugs: How to Prevent Them From Traveling Home With You

    Bed bugs can turn sweet dreams into itchy nightmares. If you have recently returned from a trip, and wake up to find yourself itching all over, then you might have a case of bed bugs. 

    Don’t panic. Our handy guide will show you not only the signs of bed bugs but how to prevent them so you can sleep soundly once again.


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  • 28/01/2021
    Do You Have to Leave Your House for Pest Control?

    When pests invade your home during winter (or any time of year), delaying a call to a pest control expert can make the situation worse as time goes on. However, some homeowners wait to call for services because they don't understand how it works or if they'll need to leave their homes. 


    Depending on the type of pest control used during a home visit and pest being treated, your technician might recommend time away from your house. When will you need to leave? Are professional pest controlling products safe to use around children or pets? 


    Keep reading to learn more about leaving your house for pest control.


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  • 23/12/2020
    How to Get Rid of Pigeons

    Love or hate our flying friends in the sky, you need to be aware of the very real dangers they pose. Yes, that’s right. Pigeons are dangerous. 


    The answer? Pigeon control. 


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  • 25/11/2020
    How to Pest-Proof Your Air Conditioners

    Pest infestations can adversely affect the efficiency of your air conditioners, cause component damage resulting in costly repairs, and also cause severe health issues. This makes pest proofing as important as dealing with system related issues during air conditioner maintenance. Cal-Rid Exterminators are experts in pest control. In this blog, we have selected a list of measures that can help you keep your air conditioners free of pests.


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  • 22/10/2020
    How to Get Rid of a Wasp's Nest

    Wasps are a crucial part of the eco-system, but don’t let their day job (pollination) fool you. They are vicious insects with powerful stingers. Unlike bees that faithfully die as martyrs after one sting, wasps can sting repeatedly. A wasp nest is a potential threat to everyone around it. If you have seen a wasp nest around your house, read this blog before taking any action.

    Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc is an expert in pest control. Our blogs have information on how to tackle various pest infestations. Let us tell you how to and how not to go about wasp removal.


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  • 22/10/2020
    Fly Control: How to Keep Flies Away

    Flies can be a nuisance when they invade your home and kitchen. With over 120,000 species of flies throughout the world, getting rid of them can be a humongous task. They are usually abundant in late summer and early fall. Flies are a health risk and are known to transmit diseases, such as cholera and dysentery, by picking up pathogens and depositing them on human food. Fly control methods, such as removing trash, keeping kitchen surfaces clean and using fine mesh on doors and windows, can help you get rid of flies. For permanent and efficient pest removal, you will need the help of an exterminator. Count on Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc for fly control in Calgary. We have been providing our clients with effective pest management and pest control services since 1958. 


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  • 16/03/2020
    Which Pests Can Invade Your Home in the Winter and How to Deal with Them?

    Animals must act differently in winter to survive. Bears go into hibernation and birds fly to warmer climates. What about pests such as rodents or insects? Pest control during winter is very essential as certain pests can invade your home during this season, such as:


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  • 16/03/2020
    A Homeowner's Guide to Getting Rid of Ants

    Ant infestation is one of the most common pest issues that homeowners have to deal with. This can be a result of you leaving your food packets lying open or forgetting to clean the kitchen countertop after a prep session. Different ant species require different treatment methods, which only experts can identify correctly to carry out effective ant control procedures. Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc provides insect and rodent control facilities to clients in Calgary, along with commercial pest control services.


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  • 16/07/2019
    What Are Bed Bugs and How to Get Rid of Them

    Unfortunately, bed bugs are a fact of human life. The little buggers populate the globe and can be difficult to detect and exterminate.

    In this article, the pest control experts at Cal-Rid Exterminators give you the facts about bed bugs and provide some strategies for dealing with these pests.

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  • 27/11/2017
    What’s Biting Me? 5 Common Biting Insect Invaders in Calgary Homes

    Feeling itchy? You might have some unwelcome insects (or arachnids!) in your home to blame. These are the five most common creepy crawlies that may require pest control here in Calgary—recognize any of the symptoms?

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  • 08/12/2016
    7 Signs You Have a Mouse Problem

    While cartoon mice like Mickey and Minnie are charming enough, their real life counterparts are far less appealing. These rodents will feast on your food, chew up your wires and indiscriminately spread filth and disease throughout your home. They reproduce quickly, and one or two mice can quickly become several dozen so knowing the early symptoms of an infestation can prevent a costly restitution later on. Here’s how to recognize the initial signs so that you can quickly regain control of your Calgary home.

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  • 31/10/2016
    How to Evict Mice from Your Home

    Mice can enter your home through even the tiniest cracks and crevices. Once inside, they do three things; eat, defecate and breed. Unless you take immediate action one mouse quickly becomes several dozen. That’s why your single best tactic to deal with these small rodents is to call a mouse exterminator. In Calgary, Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc. has the experience, the tools and the know-how to quickly and efficiently rid your home of every last mouse.

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  • 31/10/2016
    5 Signs You Need to Call Animal Control ASAP

    When you catch sight of a critter running across your kitchen floor, there’s little doubt that it’s time to call a Calgary exterminator. But there are other, less obvious indications that you may have an infestation in your home. Here are some signs that it’s time to get animal control experts like Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc. on the line.

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  • 31/10/2016
    6 Tips for Choosing the Right Exterminator for Your Calgary Home or Business

    There are a lot of animal control companies and exterminators in Calgary who promise amazing results. But how do you know which one to trust? How can you tell which one will deliver the best results? Keep reading for six things you can look for that will help you find an exterminator who can get the job done right.

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  • 31/10/2016
    Four of the Worst Pests to Watch Out for This Summer

    The pest control products that you buy at the store can only do so much to fight back against summer insects in Calgary. Keep reading to learn more about the four worst summer pests that Calgarians face and what you can do when they get inside your home.

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  • 31/10/2016
    How to Keep the Pests Out This Winter

    The wind howls as snow forms a white wall in front of you. The temperature outside dips into the frigid sub-zeros. Winter has officially arrived.

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