Canguard Pest Solutions is locally Owned & Operated in beautiful Penticton British Columbia by long time resident Reid Kelley. Reid and his team have over 15 years of pest control experience and know the local pest scene better than anyone.

We are available 7 days a week and offer 24 hour emergency service when you need us most. See why we are the #1 chosen pest control company in the south Okanagan.

If you have a pest problem in the South Okanagan area give Canguard Pest Solutions a call. They are fast, effective and even open on weekends.


Pest Control Experience - 14 Years
Fully Trained & Certified
Over 250 Clients Pest Free
2000+ Pests Removed


Being born and raised in Penticton British Columbia, I wanted to make sure that everyone in here had a local choice that was part of our great community. I have been raising my family here since it all started and will continue to back our community with honesty, integrity and a great service. From our family to yours we wish you a happy and prosperous 2021..

Reid Kelley

Owner / Operattor / Pest Technician







German Cockroaches

German cockroaches are the most common indoor roaches. Adults are easy to identify by their light brown or tan color and the two black horizontal stripes located on the pronotum (behind the head that runs the length of the body). They are 13 to 16 millimeters in length. The nymphs (babies) are darker (almost black…

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Silverfish are bluish-silver insects about half inch in length with a hard exoskeleton. They have two long antennas and 3 prominent tails. They move like fish wiggling along the ground. They grow from egg to adult with very little visible change in appearance. Silverfish are found in dark, damp areas such as basements, attics, kitchens…

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Pigeons are amazing complex and intelligent birds. Pigeons are highly sociable. They will often be seen in flocks of 20 to 30 birds. They are also very destructive to buildings and to the health of humans. Pigeons’ droppings can eat through metal and paint over time. Pigeons can also carry bird mites. Once pigeons have…

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Odorous Ants Odorous house ants are one of the most common ants in the Okanagan valley. Workers are 2.4 to 3.25 mm in size and brownish black or black in color. They eat honeydew (made from aphids) and sugary foods left by humans. They will nest inside or outside. Inside they are commonly found in…

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In the Okanagan valley there are many different types of spiders. All spiders are controlled in the same way. One type of spider common to the Okanagan is the black widow spider. The black widow is a very shy spider and will avoid conflict at all cost. Most people get bit reaching behind a wood…

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Deer Mice

Deer mice are very active in the Okanagan. They live in several different habitats such as alpine habitats, northern boreal forests, desert, grassland, bushy areas, orchards and vineyards. Deer mice have many litters per year in the wild. Reproduction may not occur during the winter months. Females can become pregnant shortly after giving birth. The…

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Pack Rats

The Pack Rat or bushy tailed woodrat is the only native rat found in the Okanagan. It is a large gentle squirrel like rodent. They are grey on the back and brown on the sides with white feet. The males are 11 to 18 inches in length (the tail alone is approximately four to eight…

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House Mice

House mice are extremely common in all urban areas. They are brown, gray or black in color and can grow up to 20 cm from head to end of the tail. Once they invade a structure, using openings 1/4” or more, they seek out food and nesting areas around washers and dryers, dishwashers, stoves, fridges,…

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Roof Rats

Roof Rats are taking over the Okanagan. They were imported to Penticton around 2009 and since then they have been found in Osoyoos and North of Kelowna. They are brown or black in color (most commonly black) and are roughly 40 centimeters in length. They are excellent climbers and can run up to 7 feet…

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The native species of subterranean termites in the okanagan are Reticulitermes. These termites thrive in the okanagan due to the climate. They are responsible for breaking down fallen trees, old stumps and other sources of cellulose. Unfortunately, they also invade wooden structures and if left uncontrolled, they will cause serious damage to buildings due to…

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Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs From all the research, we believe bed bugs have been around since the cave men. When cave men moved into caves, bats left the caves to find new shelter and the bat bugs (which live on bats and feed off them) evolved into bed bugs and started feeding on humans. We still have…

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