Carpenter Ants in Wood

Home & Cottage: How to Prevent and Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

Have you spotted larger than usual ants inside your home or cottage? Is sawdust recurring in the same area? Before you begin to panic, ants have colonized almost every landmass on Earth, so your situation is not unique. There are a number of steps you can take to help you determine whether you have a serious problem… Read More

Poison Ivy

What You Need to Know About Poison Ivy

Do you Own a Home or Cottage in The Kawarthas, Peterborough, or Buckhorn Area? Use the following tips to identify if you have Poison Ivy on your property, and learn what to do if it gets on you, a family member, or friend. How Do I Detect Poison Ivy? Poison Ivy is defined by 4 characteristics…. Read More

Annoying Ants & How to Get Rid of Them

With the introduction of spring and summer comes the annoying activity of unwelcome guests – ants inside your home or cottage. Not only can annoying ants ruin an outdoor event, they can also undermine the structural integrity of your building, making their presence a real concern. While removing them is often the work of a… Read More

7 Tips to Keep Mice Out of Your Home or Cottage

There’s nothing more annoying than having mice in your home or cottage. Aside from the mess and damage they leave behind, recent studies at Columbia University suggest 1 in 4 mice carry potentially life-threatening diseases such as E. coli, C. difficile, and Salmonella. When it comes to mice, the best offence is a good defence,… Read More

10 Easy Tips For a Mouse Free Home

As the weather gets colder in Peterborough, mice are looking for a nice, cozy place to call home. The mouse population continues to rise in the Kawarthas, and all it takes is an opening the size of a penny for mice to get into your house. But if you set aside some time to “mouse-proof”… Read More

Top 5 Pest Control Tips for the Fall Season

Colder weather brings everyone indoors including unwanted pests. Pests such as mice, rats, spiders, cockroaches, and more will be looking for shelter during the winter to survive. If you don’t feel like sharing the warmth of your home with unwanted pests, this article is for you! The pest prevention experts at Miller Pest Control have… Read More

Mosquito & Fly Control For Weddings & Outdoor Events

Having an outdoor wedding, family reunion, or event this summer? We’re expecting a higher than average mosquito population in the Peterborough & Kawartha area due to an extremely damp spring season. Higher levels of standing water will cause mosquitoes to flourish in our area. A swarm of these hungry pests has the potential to turn… Read More

7 Tips to Keep Mice Out of Your Home or Cottage

Nobody wants to open a kitchen drawer or cabinet and find small black droppings, one of the most common signs of a mice infestation. From Peterborough to Toronto, the mouse population is booming. What can you do to keep them out? Use these 7 practical DIY tips to help keep mice out of your home or… Read More

Year-Round Pest Control Programs for Your Property

Four season all year protection from invaders that can infest and potentially damage your investment when you aren’t there. Achieve safe, year-round pest control at your home or cottage through preventative techniques, rather than reacting to pests when it’s already too late. Our professional technicians will inspect and service your cottage four times per year… Read More

How To Prevent & Detect Bed Bugs Before Its Too Late

The bed bug population has exploded in Ontario’s cities and high-density areas. While most people associate bed bugs with a room’s cleanliness, they can invade any area regardless of how spotless it is. Bed bugs are sneaky travellers who use books, furniture, clothing, and other common secondhand household items to invade homes. 5 Practical Tips on… Read More