Our pyrethrine sprays are made from chrysanthemum flower oils, diluted with water to achieve a minimal (somewhere between toothpaste and aspirin) toxicity while delivering maximum insect control. When kept dry and away from the harsh UV rays that Kelowna and the rest of the Okanagan experience, our sprays provide extended relief from most insects, meaning a technician will only have to visit you twice per year (typically spring and fall) to maintain an active barrier inside your home – minimally invasive!
Let’s be honest, winter is winter pretty much everywhere. But summertime in the Okanagan is truly something special. Did you know, that Kelowna alone gets an influx of over 600,000 people during the summer each and every year? Apparently our secret is out! Well guess what? The same things that draw hundreds of thousands of people here every summer are the very things that make our valley one of the most hospitable habitats from insects in all of Canada. To counteract the unwanted visitors, we get started early. Come spring, our technicians will be “buzzing” about the Okanagan setting up base and roofline perimeters on all of our WG customers’ houses. For the exterior, we use the same product as we do inside, usually with a little extra kick of spider miticide, because hey, we HATE spiders! Rain water and UV rays will break down our exterior sprays much quicker than inside, so we have to visit every six weeks or so to maintain a strong exterior barrier. These, of course, you don’t even need to be home for, because we don’t need to come inside!
Mice are a real problem as the weather begins to get colder. On our white glove service, we provide the necessary tools to eliminate these unwanted guests before they become a risk. Our mouse bait stations provide a safe and inviting environment for mice to feed. Housing three different bait formulations, our stations are the ideal way to distribute a lethal dose of poison while keeping your family and pets safe. They are made of a hard plastic material and locked tight, so only your designated BugMaster service technician can open them. Now, I know what you might think…”I can buy poison from Home Hardware. What do I need your bait blocks for?” For the answer, you must follow your nose. Domestically available bait blocks supply a lethal dose of poison to most (Deer mice have shown an increasing resistance) mice. However, what would happen if a mouse was to eat your bait and die in a wall void, attic, or between floors? You got it, the dreaded “dead mouse smell”. Using bromadiolone for an active ingredient reduces the chance of “mushy-mouse”. No mushy mouse = no bad smell! We offer three different formulations of bromadiolone baits to reduce the risk of bait shyness.
Once again, never fear, for White Glove service is here! Although we love to visit our customers as much as possible, sometimes emergencies happen. If you spot an ant nesting site, wasp nest that’s a little too intimidating, or anything else that would not normally be eradicated by our regular service visits, all you need to do is pick up the phone and schedule an emergency service. This is ideal for people who are renting their property out, if your tenant experiences any pest issues we are here to take care of such emergencies in your absence! Our technicians will respond within 72 hours to keep your home safe.