pest control

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Canada's largest city is having a rat problem, and it's growing. Pest control companies in Toronto are reporting a huge spike in the number of rat calls and the root cause of the increased numbers could be environmental.

The region's wet and humid weather has generated increased business for exterminators and caused headaches for many homeowners and business owners. Exterminators have encountered a significant spike in pest control jobs involving bees, wasps, spiders and bats.


It gives a troubling twist to the cliche "don't let the bed bugs bite." A national pest control company has found that Buffalo is 26th in the nation for the number of treatments provided to battle bed bug infestation.