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Do I Need Wildlife Control?

By Derick McChesney | May 22, 2022

When we are experiencing problems in our home, from critters to birds, raccoons or other types of wildlife, we need to understand if we actually need wildlife control to help or not. Here are a few things that you may want to ask yourself if you are in this position. Are There Protected Species Involved?…

How Does Rain and Snow Not Go Down a Chimney?

By Derick McChesney | May 11, 2022

If you have ever noticed water trickling at the bottom of your fireplace or critters getting into your property, you need professional attention as soon as possible. If this occurs every time it rains or snows, there may be a problem with your chimney. But for those homes that are very effective at preventing rain…

What would you do if you found a dead animal in your home?

By Derick McChesney | April 4, 2022

It can be startling to find a dead animal in your home or on your property. Even if you’ve been trying to get rid of the critters living in your home, it’s not always clear how to handle the situation when you run across a dead animal. Here are some tips on what you can…

What are the eco-friendly ways to control pests?

What are the eco-friendly ways to control pests?

By Derick McChesney | April 4, 2022

We all have a responsibility to take care of our planet. Making environmentally-friendly choices are part of being good stewards of our earth. But that doesn’t mean we need to live with pests. If flies, spiders, roaches, wasps and the rest creep you out, there are some eco-friendly ways you can control them.  Why choose…

How to deter rodents from entering your home

By Derick McChesney | March 7, 2022

When the weather gets cooler, rodents love to find a nice warm space to take shelter. Many times, this is someone’s home.  It can be startling to see a mouse in your home, and you may even be afraid of it. Unfortunately, rodents are very good at finding ways into your house, and they can…

Animal control tips for the winter

By Derick McChesney | January 30, 2022

When the weather starts to get colder, some birds will go south for the winter, and other animals will hibernate. Yet, other animals linger despite the falling temperatures. These are the ones that can cause property damage as they search for ways and spaces to keep warm. If your home has become an unsuspecting host…

What services do animal control provide?

By Derick McChesney | December 20, 2021

When it comes to protecting animals in your area, many different organizations play different roles. For example, you may live in an area where there is a local Humane Society or SPCA. Animal control is another organization that is responsible for the safety and care of animals in your area. However, it’s not always clear…

The Dangers of Raccoons in Your Attic

By Derick McChesney | November 28, 2021

Toronto has been seeing an increase in the number of raccoons living in the area. According to media reports, there has been a 62 percent increase in bites and scratches to people. Don’t let the cute bandit face fool you. Raccoons are destructive, aggressive wild animals. They are definitely not something you want living in…

Getting Rid of Unwanted House Guests This Winter- SWAT Wildlife

Getting Rid of Unwanted House Guests This Winter

By Derick McChesney | November 28, 2021

Most Canadians like to stay indoors over the winter months, where it is warm and cozy. Animals and pests want to do the same. As the weather gets colder, you may find signs that you have some unwelcome guests living in your home. Mice, raccoons, rats and more look for warm spaces to hide from…

How to Find and Get Rid of Dead Animals in Your House

By Derick McChesney | September 20, 2021

According to media reports, the number of rats in the City of Toronto has been increasing for several years. This means there is a good chance these rodents could find their way into your home. These pesky critters live between one and two years. Then they die. And sometimes, that happens inside your house. You…

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