What’s the Difference Between Ants & Termites?

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What’s the Difference Between Ants & Termites?

Are you seeing wood or structural damage in your home? Are you confused about what pest to look for as a culprit? It could be that you’re suffering from termite or carpenter ant damage. Both of these pests are notorious for damaging wood in various places in your home, but it’s important to know which […]

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Can You Do Pest Control Yourself?

Whether you’re on a budget or enjoy having autonomy over your space, DIY or “do-it-yourself” pest control solutions are often appealing. With the internet as a resource, many are able to research what techniques may be effective to eliminate the pest-y problem. In some cases, this is sufficient, but there are situations to be aware […]

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How Long Does a Pest Control Treatment Last?

The reasons people call for pest control treatments differ case to case: sometimes it’s to get a handle on an infestation, other times it’s as a preventative measure. Common questions we get from our customers are: How long will a pest control treatment last? How often should we get pest control treatments? Learn our process […]

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Natural Mosquito Repellents

Always a summertime pest, mosquitos and their bites can sometimes penetrate through whatever bug spray you’ve tried to arm yourself with. This can be problematic if you already don’t enjoy the smell and feel of bug spray or if you’re tired of being distracted by the discomfort these bites ensue, especially if your bites swell […]

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Mosquito Control & How To Get Rid of Mosquitoes

According to the Washington State Department of Health, there are over 40 mosquito species in the state of Washington – but mosquitoes may be more than just a nuisance, they can carry diseases that pose a health threat to you, your family, and pets. While the Pacific Northwest has not seen too many cases, the […]

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Can You Get Rid of Drain Flies?

As the name implies, drain flies (also called moth flies or sink flies) are a nuisance pest that develop in standing water in drains, sinks, or plumbing pipes/fixtures – especially those that have been unattended or idle for periods of time. They are attracted to moist areas and feed on decaying organic matter and slime […]

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Stink Bugs in Western Washington State

While there are about 51 stink bug species in the state of Washington, the brown marmorated stink bug has been making its home in the western Washington King, Pierce, and Thurston counties in the last several years. Native to the Asian regions of China, Japan, and Korea, the brown marmorated stink bug is an invasive […]

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History of Pest Control

Pest control has been a part of the human experience all the way back since we began farming for ourselves. Even contending with mosquitos and fleas could be considered pest management, and those insects even have preceded our existence. In order to understand how to implement pest control and protect your home or business, it […]

What Types of Cockroaches Live in Seattle?

While not as overtly prevalent as in warmer, more humid regions, cockroaches are still a pest that plagues the Seattle-Puget Sound area. While they don’t cause structural damage to your home or business, they are a significant bio-hazard that can contaminate food sources and leave a mess. Because of this, roach control should be incorporated […]

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Common Fall Pests in the Seattle Region

While it can feel like fall is the beginning of the bug decline, there are actually naturally occurring pests that only begin to thrive come autumn. Specifically in Seattle, it is important to be aware of the different critters that might be attempting to make a home in your space come cooler weather. Read on […]

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