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Author: Mark Wigston

Prevention is Key in Pest Control
20 Mar
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Prevention is key in Pest Control

Prevention is key in Pest Control Keep the ants from marching in with construction pre-treatment Carpenter ants aren’t just pests. They can do significant damage to a home or cottage. That’s why it’s a good idea for anyone who’s building or renovating to take steps in advance to keep them at bay. Prevention is key […]

Pileated Woodpecker
16 Oct
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Woodpeckers can do damage to your cottage

I’ve got a woodpecker pecking my cottage siding. Do I have Ants? Woodpeckers can do damage to your cottage. But does it mean you have carpenter ants? The short answer is maybe not.This is something that comes up infrequently here in Muskoka, but it does happen. We get 2 or 3 calls per year by […]

15 Aug
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Pest Proof Your Cottage – Keep Mice from making themselves at Home

Pest Proof Your Cottage Keep Mice from making themselves at Home You may not think you’ve put out the welcome mat for mice, but a few common oversights can serve as an open invitation. “Nothing attracts mice more than a bag of birdseed stored in the garage,” says Mark Sampson, owner of Muskoka Pest Control. […]

18 Jul
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Not for DIY – Stirring up a hidden wasp nest isn’t a do-it-yourself job – Dockside Magazine

Not for DIY – Stirring up a hidden wasp nest isn’t a do-it-yourself job All day the wasps have been buzzing, circling around the deck and disrupting your barbecue. You can see where they’re coming from – a tiny hole along the edge of the deck – so you grab the can of hornet blaster […]

Pest Control can help with the sale
05 Apr
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Real Estate Agents should think Pest Control!

Don’t let pests get in the way of your Real Estate Transaction! In Real Estate, both Buyers and Sellers can benefit from the peace of mind knowing their home or cottage is pest free. A complete inspection and treatment from Muskoka Pest Control is the best way to ensure pests aren’t part of the deal! […]

27 Mar
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Dockside Magazine Fall Mice – August 2013

Too close for comfort Regular inspections and treatments can keep the great outdoors where it belongs: outdoors By Andrew Wagner-Chazalon – For Dockside Magazine As summer winds down and autumn approaches, all of nature begins to shift gears. It’s a beautiful part of the life cycle in Muskoka, and cottagers get to enjoy a close-up […]

20 Mar
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Spring Pest Control Tips and Advice for the Muskoka Cottager

We’ve moved our clocks forward and we’re starting to think about that long anticipated day when we open up the cottage for the season. Even if you have a year round cottage, there are still lots of things that need to be looked after before we can finally put our feet up and relax. That […]

24 Feb
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Ants can lift up to 5,000 times their own body weight, new study suggests – PCT Magazine

Ants can lift up to 5,000 times their own body weight, new study suggests COLUMBUS, Ohio—High hopes may help move a rubber tree plant (as the old song goes), but the real secret to the ant’s legendary strength may lie in its tiny neck joint. In the Journal of Biomechanics, researchers report that the neck joint of a common American […]

After Flooding many Pest Problems can occur
19 May
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Pest Prevention – Moisture Damage from Flooding in Boathouses in Muskoka

It’s the Victoria Day long weekend here in Ontario and many cottagers are opening their cottages for the 2013 season. The weather can be hit and miss in the spring and it seems we have a little later start this year from the previous couple of years. The weather is always a driving force in […]

View Our 2013 Brochure
08 May
Posted by:   Mark Wigston

Pest Control…Just the Facts! – Knowledge, Education and Resources for Everyone.

Hello Everyone, I thought I’d start with a personal message to get this new blog started off. Blogging is new to me and I’m hoping to make this a fun and informative part of our new website. I intend to share articles, videos and anything else that’s relevant in the hope of providing good solid […]

OUR DETAILS

Serving Central Ontario including Muskoka, Parry Sound, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Georgian Bay, Midland, Orillia, Barrie – We can Be reached locally at:

Port Carling:    (705)-765-5199

Come to our new retail location at:
157 Medora St. (Hwy. 118) in Port Carling

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COVID-19 UPDATE

In order to help flatten the curve with Covid-19 we are taking measures to remain operational during the upcoming season with enhanced safety measures in place. Pest Control is an essential service and we will continue to provide you service and advice throughout the season.

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During this time of crisis more than ever people need to stay healthy.

Appointments will be made by phone or email. We will not be open for walk-in traffic. We will not be leaving door hangers this season.

We ask that you vacate the premises when required during treatments and keep safe distancing. Our employees will wear PPE while providing service.

We are committed to your safety as well as the safety of our employees and will follow all necessary protocols to ensure health, safety and safe distancing. Our employees will respect your safety requests and are available to answer any questions you may have.