Pest Management

condo amenities

Pest-free tips as condo amenities reopen

Pests are more active without the daily bustle of people moving around, leaving temporarily closed shared spaces vulnerable.
climate change

Are condos prepared for climate change?

While many condos haven’t yet experienced the major effects of climate change, statistics and case studies foreshadow the impacts that could come.
garbage areas

Keeping garbage areas in condos healthy and safe

Cleaning garbage rooms and waste chutes is a maintenance concern for all condo corporations, but the current pandemic has made this to-do item even more relevant.
COVID-19

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in condos

Boards and property managers of condos play a significant role in protecting residents during emergencies like the recent COVID-19 outbreak.
zero waste

Invitation to join Zero Waste High Rise project

Toronto Environmental Alliance is currently accepting applications for condos to join its Zero Waste High Rise Project in the spring and summer of 2020.

Giving bed bugs the boot

Bed bugs can be a nightmare for condo residents, managers, and guests alike and can wreak havoc on your property. Here's how to prevent or manage an infestation.

A proactive approach to bird control

Pest birds can quickly become a nuisance once they’ve turned your business into their next roosting and nesting site. Here's how to take your property back.
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Five tips for keeping pests off condo properties

Taking proactive steps can help keep unwanted pests out of condo buildings, saving the time and money involved in treating infestations.
bed bugs

Advances in pest control could help condos

Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
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Excess moisture increases pest pressure

In addition to making living spaces uncomfortable, indoor moisture problems can lead to structural damage, health and pest problems.
Bed bug infestation: When condominium unit owners block pest control

When unit owners block pest control

The recent decision in Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 25 v. Eagan sheds some light on the factors that a court may consider when faced with

Five ways to curb utility costs in condominiums

Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.

Power of dust powder in eradicating bedbugs

Ranking high in safety, effectiveness and versatility, dust formulations should be part of a proper bedbug treatment plan.

More dense living, more pest problems

Multi-residential dwellings are at greater risk of pest activity, so it’s important to be proactive rather than reactive with pest management treatments.

Bird control for building managers

Property managers can lose thousands of dollars and clients due to birds roosting and nesting on their buildings.
REMI

Environmentally-friendly pest control

The most effective pest control method is an integrated pest management (IPM) system, which takes proactive sanitation and facility maintenance steps to help prevent pest issues before they occur. Reducing the need for reactive chemical ...
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The enemy within

Recent research has found that bedbugs can carry bacteria that have historically proven lethal to humans. This has raised the bar for integrated pest control providers. They now must kill the bedbugs and the potentially deadly microbes they carry.