It’s not a title any city would want, but Toronto has earned it anyway.
According to Orkin Canada, this city has the biggest rodent population in Ontario, based on the treatments it carried out in 2016, at both residential and commercial properties.
The country’s biggest pest control provider is reminding homeowners this time of year is when rodents are most active; they’re constantly looking for food, water and shelter, while carrying a number of diseases.
What can you do to prevent a rodent from living rent-free at your home?
-seal off any cracks/holes in the foundation and install weather stripping around doors and windows
-trim trees/shrubs back at least one metre from exterior walls
-eliminate moisture sources, such as water which collects in recycling/trash bins and clogged gutters