As Toronto’s war on bed bugs intensifies, pest control companies have turned up the heat – literally. While in the past, insecticides such as DDT helped keep the bed bug population at bay with residues that continued working after the product was sprayed, today’s bed bugs are resistant to many of these pesticides, meaning alternative remedies are required. To find out what the hottest treatment on the market is, EiEiHome spoke to Dan McCabe, Vice President of Magical Pest Control (www.magicalpest.ca), an expert in bed bug extermination. “We do an average of 125 bed bug exterminations a day in Toronto,” says McCabe. Magical Pest Control is certified to offer a new extermination technique that pumps homes with hot air to bake bed bugs, killing them from the inside out.
Bed Bug Removal featured in The Toronto Sun on Monday, July 15, 2013
Summer is the time to relax and enjoy the sun and warm weather. What better way to de-stress than to go on vacation? Unfortunately, the relaxing summer trip you’ve got planned could quickly turn sour if you stumble across bed bugs…
By: Wendy Gillis Liam Casey
As Toronto’s battle of the bedbug intensifies, an unusual extermination technique has emerged: bug baking, or death by heat. And with it, two approaches have developed.
Magical Pest Control Teams Up with the oldest and most knowledgeable and professional K-9 detection service in Canada.
As bed bug inspection dogs offer the most effective way of detecting bed bugs with up to a 98% accuracy rate, Magical Pest Control is now the official go-to company for bed bug inspections in the Greater Toronto Area.
Toronto – Ontario, April 3, 2012 - Over the last few years, the bed bug epidemic has gained momentum in the city of Toronto and surrounding areas. There are ongoing reports of bed bugs infestations in hospitals, hotels, homes, offices, and even the TTC.
In 2010, bed bugs had taken over the City of Toronto. The apple-seed-sized terrors had actually been creeping back into bed with the city (and pretty much every major metropolis in the world) since about a decade earlier, replicating like vampiric bunnies.
Read the full article here by OpenFile.
Recent research has demonstrated that bedbugs can carry bacteria that have historically proven lethal to humans. With potent strains such as Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis and Staphylococcus aureus discovered on bedbugs, microbes have now become the ultimate target for integrated pest control providers when eradicating bedbug infestations.
Read the full article here by CondoBusiness.