How to Get Rid of Silverfish

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How to Get Rid of Silverfish

What are Silverfish? Silverfish is the name given to a shiny silver insect with metallic scales. The oval-shaped, flat critters run fast giving the illusion that they are swimming. That, along with their minnow-like appearance, has led to their name, Silverfish. They are wingless creatures with two antennae and a three-pronged tail. Because of this […]

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What Is Integrated Pest Management?

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to pest management that moves along a continuum by assessing all available techniques (biological, cultural, physical, chemical) and combining them with the least impact to economic, health, and environmental factors. Wherever pests are found, Integrated Pest Management can be at work. IPM recognizes that pests are any […]

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How to Choose the Right Pest Control Company

Whenever you hire a pest management professional, you must do some homework. You don’t want to hand over your hard earned cash to just anybody. You want quality and value. So, it is important to do your due diligence before you choose a pest control company. What to Look For When Hiring a Pest Control […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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