It is not easy to live under the same roof as rodents or insects. In addition to damaging your home and spreading bad odors, they are also dangerous to your health, as they can transmit various diseases. If your home is overrun by pests, you should call a professional as an Animal Alert. Here’s the essentials to know about the various services we offer in the city of Saint-Zénon.
St. Zeno Extermination Service
In this region of Quebec, we offer trained and qualified experts to get rid of the vermin lurking in your home. Our specialists stand ready at all times for a quick and effective response. You’ll benefit from all our years of experience inthe extermination of insects like ants.
Our service also includes the capture of rodents and other pests that endanger the tranquillity of your home. The capture process is done in an environmentally friendly and responsible manner. In addition, regardless of the service you call us for, we follow a rigorous neutralization protocol,efficient and respectful of your health, but also of the environment.
Extermination of St. Zeno Ants
Ants, especially carpenter ants, are probably among the most common pests in homes.
Carpenter ants are part of the formicid family and are of the order of hymenoptera. Males can be up to 10 mm long and have fragile legs, unlike females, which are more robust. They have a longer and wider head than males, as well as more powerful legs.
Moreover, only queens and future queens as well as males have wings. The forewings are longer than the hind wings. The working class, made up solely of females, lacks it. In addition, the workers are sterile and the role of reproduction belongs exclusively to the queen. It can lay up to 10,000 eggs per day.
The anthill is composed of several cells connected by galleries dug by the workers. Each cell is used for a specific activity, which is a testament to an exemplary organization. In addition, the entrance to the anthill is guarded by guarding ants.
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Prevention and extermination
Ants feed on almost everything humans eat. They are most attracted to sugary foods, fats and pet food. They can also use rotten wood inside a house to grow mushrooms. Therefore, it is recommended, to get rid of the ants,to carefully store the food and seal the canned sweets.
Nothing beats preventing an invasion of ants. Thus, to avoid recurrence, it is preferable to call in an ant exterminator or an insect exterminator who will take care of locating the nest of the ants in order to carry out a definitive extermination ants.
Extermination of St. Zeno mice or rats
Mice and rats are among the rodents most commonly found in homes.
Still called Norway rats, rats can be up to 45 cm long. Massive, its whole body is covered with hairs except its tail which is covered with scales. It is distinguished from the mouse by its size and the size of its droppings. Its average lifespan is about 12 months.
Over the course of her life, due to her very rapid sexual maturity, a female may have more than 3 litters of 12 raccoons, which can make them particularly difficult to dislodge. They are attracted to waste, meat or cereals that they contaminate from their excrement. Thus, they become a vector of disease for humans.
Very active, especially at night, he uses his urine to mark the tracks that connect his water and food sources. In general, its tracks pass through walls and pipes.
Prevention and neutralization
To get rid of rats as a preventive measure, it is advisable to plug holes in the walls or even the floor. It is also recommended to avoid accumulating garbage near your home. You can also install fences at the entrance to your pipes to prevent rodents from entering.
However, at the first sign of one or more rodents in your building, you should immediately call in a rat exterminator or mouse exterminator to locate the burrow and capture them.
Unwanted animal capture of Saint-Zénon
One of the unwanted animals that can be found in a house is the raccoon.
The raccoon is easily recognizable thanks to its white and black curly tail and black mask. It is a robust animal measuring about 0.70 m on average. Its weight ranges from 6.5 kg to 16 kg. It is often found in small woodlands, forests, streams and even in cities.
It is a peaceful animal with a lifespan of up to 13 years or more if it is not devoured by a bobcat or falcon. It usually fits in trees, but in urban areas it can be content with a gallery or attic.
Prevention and capture
The raccoon is known for its bad mania for rummaging and flipping garbage cans. It is therefore advisable to keep them at a certain distance from the houses. However, if you notice its presence in your home, it is best to call in a qualified exterminator who will proceed to capture the animal. Of course, it is not a question of killing him, but rather of release him to a protected animal reserve.
In short, experiencing an invasion of insects or pests can seriously affect the quality of life. This is why an insect exterminator is required to quickly and ecologically address the problem of invasion, whether by insects or rodents.