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Working with Local Health Authorities During COVID-19

Specific Health Crisis Information ‘from the ground’ regarding sanitation/health consequences of current and upcoming rodent and insect pest issues. Dear XXX Health Department, I have been in the local pest control industry for about 43 years so I have both an up close as well as a solid overall understanding of our current pest issues […]

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COVID-19: Why Exterminators Are an Essential Business

The Greater Seattle/Puget Sound region has had the misfortune of the being one of the top US cities experiencing the COVID-19 outbreak. Even with the public health safeguard protocols in place for social distancing, extra hygiene measures, closing non-essential business, etc., the next-step likelihood of ‘shelter in place’ is very real. When we consider the […]

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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 […]

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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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Tips for Preventative Pest Control

A rodent or pest infestation is many homeowners’ worst nightmare, and rightfully so—the most effective way to eliminate an infestation or remove a pesky critter is to enlist the help of professional pest control services. However, taking pest prevention measures, both inside and outside your home or structure, can save you time, money, and stress. […]

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Has Your Attic or Crawl Space Insulation Been Damaged by Pests?

Unfortunately, rodents love Pacific Northwest attics and crawl spaces. These dark, unfrequented spaces give rodents an opportunity to tear down your insulation, defecate, reproduce, and die undisturbed. Two rodents can produce well over 1,000 offspring in a year, which can result in costly damage to your home. Worse still, 40% of the air you breath […]

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How Do I Prepare for Pest Control Services?

So you’ve made an appointment with a Cascade professional for pest control service. Now what? Well, there are many helpful steps you can take before your technician gets there to increase the chance of treatment success and make the visit go more smoothly in general. Prepare for Rodent and Pest Control Services Common household rodents […]

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How Rats Get Into House Roofs & Prevention

Rat Control & Prevention Rats damage hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of attic insulation every day.  And it’s tough to imagine just how they get in.  The accompanying video shows but one example of how rats—as well as mice and squirrels—can get in between your ceiling and the roof of your home.  At this […]

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Cascade Pest Control of Seattle Washington Acquires Clean Crawls’ Routes

  Cascade Pest Control, a greater Seattle—Puget Sound based company since 1979, is assuming pest control clients formerly of Clean Crawls.  Clean Crawls was the first all-in attic and crawl space attic clean up and restoration company in Washington state.  Originally, Clean Crawls also provided pest control services – being as most damaged and/or contaminated […]

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