Newsroom – Now serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Now serving Maple Ridge and Pitt MeadowsLeading pest control company Westside Pest Control expands its service area to include the cities of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Local News Room: August 24th 2020 - Pest Desk Media TeamAs of August 24th, 2020 [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Media, News|

Protect Your Soffit Overhangs From Pests

Westside Pest Control installs protective netting structure to prevent birds and other wildlife from nestingHave unwanted pests nesting, roosting or simply hanging out under your soffit overhangs? Westside Pest Control has the knowledge and expertise [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Bird Control, News|

News Feature – Ratty surprise: CDC warns of unusual, aggressive rodent behaviour

Ratty surprise: CDC warns of unusual, aggressive rodent behaviour The COVID-19 pandemic has affected North America's rodent population. Featured on Vancouver Is Awesome - May 26, 2020 3:52 PM By: Elana Shepert While there may not be a significant up [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Media, News, Rats|

Stainless Steel Bird Spike For Rooftops

Pesky pigeons landing on your building? Westside Pest Control technicians can install bird spike anywhere on a structure to keep pigeons and other birds off of it for good. Bird spike on rooftop in vancouver bc - Westside Pest Control The bird cont [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|News|

Asian giant hornets spotted – Lower Mainland residents watch out

Asian giant hornet spotted - Lower Mainland residents watch out!! May 7th 2020 - Pest Desk Media Team Reported by Martin Dunphy on TheStraight The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture is asking Lower Mainland residents near the Canada-U.S. border to be on t [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|Media, News|

WSPC Featured on North Shore News – Rat Problems in Metro Vancouver

"Rodents are very cannibalistic and very territorial. They'll kill each other over a food source" April 24th 2020 - Pest Desk Media Team Posted on The North Shore News | nsnews.com Depending on where you live in Vancouver, you might start to see an u [...]

By |April 24th, 2020|News, Rats|

Mike Londry speaks with Steve Burgess from The Tyee

Vancouver is a rat-friendly environment too. “Wherever you find water, you’ll find rats” April 24th 2020 - Pest Desk Media Team Posted on TheTyee.ca - Steve Burgess Today | TheTyee.ca We share our neighbourhoods with a variety of creatures that have [...]

By |April 24th, 2020|News|

COVID-19 Service Update

COVID-19 Update to Pest Control Services May 21st 2020 - Pest Desk Office team Thank You First we would like to thank our wonderful clients, partners, suppliers for being so understanding and accommodating  as we navigate these uncertain times. And [...]

By |April 23rd, 2020|News|

CTV Feature – Rats may be coming for a visit

Rats may be coming for a visit, and you can thank physical distancing   VANCOUVER -- Humans aren’t the only ones missing a bite to eat at bars and restaurants. So are the regulars who feast nightly in back alleys. We mean rats, and there are a l [...]

By |April 15th, 2020|Media, News|

SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Service Announcement Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic We would like to assure our customers that here at  WSPC we are taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. We are complying with all regulations as set out by the Public Health Service of Canada.  A [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|News|

Carpenter Ant Removal – Technicians Bonus Tip

Previously we shared a Pest Experts Guide to Carpenter Ant Removal, now one of our technicians shares an on the job insight! Remember, carpenter ants are tricky to control, so if you're unsure what to do give us a call and one our ant control techn [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Ants, Tips|

How To Eliminate A Carpenter Ant Colony

Previously we learned why we get carpenter ants and what you should do if you find carpenter ants at home. Now Let's explore what steps you can take to eliminate a colony. Remember, carpenter ants are tricky to control, so if you're unsure what to [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Ants, Tips|

How Carpenter Ants Work

Previously we learned why we get carpenter ants, now let's take a how carpenter ants actual get to work.. and most importantly how exactly they cause damage. Remember, carpenter ants are tricky to control, so if you're unsure what to do give us a c [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Ants, Tips|

What Kind of Carpenter Ants are Found in BC

Previously we learned how to identify carpenter ants and why we get them, now let's take a look at the reasons why we get carpenter ants in British Columbia specifically. Remember, carpenter ants are tricky to control, so if you're unsure what to d [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Ants, Tips|

Why We Get Carpenter Ants

Previously we learned how to identify carpenter ants, now we'll take a look at why homes and buildings in Greater Vancouver get carpenter ants. But first remember that carpenter ants are tricky to control, so if you're unsure what to do give us a c [...]

By |February 24th, 2020|Ants, Tips|

How To Identify Carpenter Ants

In the first section of the Ultimate Guide To Carpenter Ant Removal, we'll look at the make-up of the ant and how we can spot one. How To Identify Carpenter Ants In the Vancouver area and the surrounding area carpenter ants are completely at home t [...]

By |February 21st, 2020|Ants, Media|

Why Do We Get Mice?

Why do we get mice? In the wild, mice are easy prey and don’t last long. They prefer dark, congested and cozy places to move around, breed and inhabit. Like homes or pipelines, sewers, attics, and garages. Another factor is sustenance. Mice do not [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Media, Mouse|

How To Keep Rats Out Of My Facility

Your commercial facility is a perfect environment for rodents to thrive. If you are dealing with food products, healthcare, or other warehouse services, you need to have a rodent management program to ensure product safety. Traps or rodenticides? S [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Media, Rats|

How To Tell If I Have Mice Or Rats?

  The most common breed of mouse in North America is the house mouse. They vary in colour from white to grey, and light brown to black. These critters have a strong sense of hearing and communicates with other mice by squealing — some audible to hu [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Media, Mouse, Rats|

Basic Mice Removal Tactics

Basic Mice Removal Tactics Why anyone would want to get rid of a mouse infestation is not a difficult question to answer. They are highly unsanitary, they eat your food, and they give most people the heebie-jeebies. They also reproduce at a rate, s [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

How To Get Rid of Mice At Work

How to get rid of mice at work Mice have been labeled a nuisance for most of their existence with us the humans, but if left unattended, mice can become much more than just that. Mice are known for their extremely unhygienic effect upon any environ [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

How To Get Rid of Mice at Home

How to get rid of mice at home Mice are nuisance creatures who can cause severe unease for everyone at home. They generally live in the dark areas of your house and come out during the night to dig into any leftover foods scraps. When they do show [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

Signs That You Have a Mouse Infestation

How to tell if you have a mouse infestation Mice are known for their extremely unhygienic effect upon any environment that they are found in. They urinate and leave their droppings everywhere for you to see, and it allows for the spread of germs an [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

5 Best Ways To Catch Mice

Mice can be a very annoying little roommates that decides to share your living or workspace with you without asking for any consent. Really, they are now pleasant roommate to have. They leave traces of their bad hygiene everywhere in the form of dr [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

4 tips to prevent a rat infestation in your home

Warmer winters have led to an increase in rat populations in the Lower Mainland Original content found here: Mike Londry Interview with Rick Cluff Gross! Rat sightings are becoming common across Metro Vancouver as the weather stays warm. (Getty Im [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Media, Rats|

Mice Removal Tips – A Pest Expert’s Guide

Ah, the mouse. That little button-eyed furball. It lurks in the shadows, sneaking around the kitchen corners, nibbling on those crumbs you forgot to clean up and leaving behind some complimentary proof of a well-enjoyed meal. We’ve all had to encoun [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Rats, Tips|
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