Is Pest Control Seasonal?

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Is Pest Control Seasonal?

While pest control methods can vary with the seasons, pest control vigilance is a year-round endeavor. At different stages and different temperatures, insects and rodents act differently, so as a home or business owner you need to be ready to respond with effective seasonal pest control. Each season has its own challenges, but it seems […]

Male Gypsy Moth

The Dangers of Gypsy Moths

In Eric Carle’s beloved children’s classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a bright green voracious main character eats its way through a week of days, adding exponentially to its diet each day. The result is a very full caterpillar and eventually a beautiful butterfly. Unfortunately, there is a very hungry caterpillar threatening the United States and […]

garden ants

Do DIY Ant Treatments Really Work?

When you see a trail of tiny, industrious pests in your house, you might be quick to rush to Google to take care of the problem. But do those DIY Ant Treatments really work? Let’s dive into some common DIY ant solutions and provide a realistic, expert view on whether they will work and if […]

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Impact of Climate Change & Pests

Recent studies in Science and The International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources (IJESNR) have revealed some significant findings on climate change and insects. As the earth warms up (even by as much as 2℃), the effect it can have on the insect population is serious. This translates to consequences for humans too.  According […]

leaf-cutting bees for pollination

Leaf-Cutting Bee Pollinators & Cascade Pest Control

Cascade Cultivates Pollinating Leaf-Cutting Bees Here at our Cascade office, we have cultivated leaf-cutting bees to help enhance their species and help the local pollination process of plants. Here is a close up of our leaf-cutting bees amongst the other tubes that either have larvae, yet to emerge, and other tubes where the bees have […]

Northern House Mosquito

Common Mosquito Types in Washington State

Mosquitoes in the Pacific Northwest Mosquitoes – those blood sucking, disease-spreading, painfully biting, itchy-bump causing nuisances of summer. While more than 40 different mosquito species can be found in Washington state, the Pacific Northwest has not always been known as a hotbed of mosquito activity. It has always had its share of mosquitoes, but the […]

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Spring Pest Control: what to look for

While spring may turn a young man’s fancy to thoughts of love, it turns a bug’s thoughts to food and reproduction. As the weather warms, you may find the outdoor world flooded with buzzing, humming, creeping, jumping, and crawling insects. Spring is the time to stop an infestation before it starts, so keep your eyes […]

odorous ants

5 Effective Ant Control Tips

If you’ve ever had your home invaded by ants, then you know that you don’t want it to happen again. A trail of those industrious pests meandering through your cupboards, marching over your floors, and swarming along cabinets and doorways is a traumatic experience not to be repeated. Instead of dealing with an ant infestation […]

black roof rat

Common Pests in Snohomish County, WA

Pests and rodents plague many home and business owners all over Washington. It’s something that unfortunately is common across people living in this area. The variety of pests may differ from county to county, though, so it’s good to understand what pests are near you if your home or business is in the Snohomish County […]

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Seattle’s Biggest Pest Problems

What are Seattle’s Biggest Pest Problems? The Seattle area is home to many beautiful areas and fun activities, but unfortunately also home to a variety of different pests. Knowing how to protect your space against these pests is important in maintaining the safety and cleanliness of your home or business. Cascade Pest Control is here […]

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