City Environments are Making Rats Larger

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City Environments are Making Rats Larger

Giant Rats—Wild Urban Animals, including rats, mice, opossums, and others are growing larger! Yes, those stories of huge rats in our city environments have proven to be true.  And it doesn’t stop with rats either.  The study, done by the Florida Museum of Natural History, shows that wild mammals living in urban environments are steadily […]

American Cockroach

What Attracts Cockroaches?

We’ve all had a run in with cockroaches at one point or another. Whether it’s outside on the sidewalk or inside your home, they have a knack of showing up where they aren’t wanted. Even here in the greater Seattle area, roaches are known to pop up from time to time. It can be confusing […]

Giant Water Bug

Creepy Pests in Washington State

Pests in the Pacific Northwest can get pretty strange looking. It’s intimidating when you find something unfamiliar looking in your space, especially when you’re not sure how to get rid of it. The Greater Puget Sound is known for some creepy looking pests that you’ll want to look out for.  Here are some notable pests […]

odorous ants

Summer Pests to Control

While many pests are still active in the winter, there are some that you don’t have to worry about until the summer. The warm weather allows all pests to move around more easily and have access to more food sources to sustain their activities. It’s helpful to know which pests to look out for in […]

bug inspection

Do You Need Pest Control?

Different seasons bring different weather, but also different pests to contend with. With those changes should also come a reconsideration of your current pest control methods. Whether you know you’re on top of it, or you’ve never considered pest control treatments, it’s good to occasionally re-evaluate your system to ensure it’s still working for you. […]

cascade pest control tech with client

Pest Control vs. Extermination

When it comes to rats, mice, and other household pest infestations, people’s thought turns first to extermination. Extermination originally referred to the concept of completely eradicating pests using harshly toxic chemicals without a whole lot of regard for human health and the environment. This used to be the only option when it came to pest […]

ultrasonic pest rat repeller

Do Ultrasonic Pest Repellers Work to Control Rats or Other Pests?

We humans are so enamored by technology that we can sometimes think an electronic device or app will solve any and every problem we have.  And as an attempt to DIY (Do It Yourself), ultrasound, defined by sound frequencies beyond the upper limit of human hearing, has been used as by DIYer’s for pest and […]

environmentally safe pest control

Environmentally Safe Pest Control

At Cascade Pest Control, we aren’t just committed to eradicating pest infestations in your home and doing the work required to prevent future infestations. We also want to accomplish those goals in the safest, most environmentally friendly manner that we can. And it works! Over the years, our team has earned a wide range of […]

fruit fly

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

If you’re continuing to bring produce into your home during winter and fall, there’s a chance that fruit flies are coming with it. While you might associate these pests exclusively with the warmer months of the year, they actually can pop up throughout the year. Because of this, it’s important to be aware and prepared […]

do it yourself (diy) pest control

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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