Pavement Ants

Pavement Ants

The pavement ant is one of the most common house-infesting ants in Toronto and the GTA. They were introduced to North America by hitching a ride in the holds of merchant ships arriving from Europe in the 18th century. Pavement ants have flourished in North America, having spread throughout the Atlantic Coast, Central Canada, the […]

Going Digital

Aetna is taking the next step in increasing our commitment to technology by fully integrating ServicePro into our business. ServicePro is a software program specifically designed for the pest control industry, and it provides a number of useful digital tools that will help both our customers and our pest control technicians. The largest benefit of […]

Winter Rat Prevention Tips

In the past five years, Aetna has seen a steady increase in rat calls. This pesky rodent has had much success in Toronto and the GTA for several reasons: increased construction disrupting their harborage sites milder winters, allowing them more time to find food and reproduce availability of food from compost bins and vegetable gardens […]

Termite super colonies in Toronto

Termite super colonies in Toronto A termite colony is created by a mating pair of elate termites who establish a nuptial chamber and begin to produce eggs. Like ants, and some bees and wasps, termites live in well-integrated societies where individuals are dependent on each other for survival. They each perform different tasks that, collectively, […]

Carpenter Ants

Do you have carpenter ants? Most pest issues begin outside the home. The best way to prevent these invaders from entering our home is to treat the exterior. A preventative exterior treatment program puts a barrier between you and the pests, protecting your home. This exterior service is a great way of avoiding unnecessary chemical […]

Termite Drop Tubes

Please see our video below of an excellent example of a termite drop tube. One of our technicians found this tube in a basement on a recent inspection. We thought we would share it with you. Termite mud tubes are constructed by the worker termite by “cementing” particles of soil and wood together using the […]