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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Termites

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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