Integrated Pest Management Strategies in Urban Environments

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Integrated Pest Management Strategies in Urban Environments

Learning to deal with pests and keep them away can feel like a full-time endeavor. Humans and insects have a complicated relationship: can’t live with them and can’t always live without them. But when these nuisances begin to make their way into highly concentrated areas of humanity – urban areas, they can be difficult to […]

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Pest Control Do’s and Don’ts

Ugh, bugs! There is never a good time for them, and there never seems to be a time that isn’t susceptible. Every season has its pests. Whether you are struggling with spiders, ants, flies, roaches, stinging insects, termites, or even rodents like rats and mice, you can feel powerless to get a handle on these […]

Northern House Mosquito

What Happens to Mosquitoes in the Winter?

As you enjoy a brisk, bug-free walk on a cool winter afternoon, you might begin to wonder “Where have all the mosquitoes gone?” Have they migrated? Or hibernated? And maybe more importantly, when will they be back?  Just what exactly happens to mosquitoes in the winter? Mosquitoes, like most insects, are cold-blooded creatures. Their inability […]

Cluster Fly

Why Do I Have Cluster Flies in My Seattle House?

Are you finding flies in your home during the colder winter months? Then you might be facing a cluster fly invasion. Unlike regular house flies which are not active during the winter, cluster flies become a nuisance with the lack of warmth and sun in the winter months in Washington state.  If you see an […]

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A Deeper Look at the Challenges of Pest Control

History of Pest Control Pests, by definition, are any organism that can harm humans, our shelter (homes), our food crops or our belongings. Humankind has been encountering pests throughout our earliest recorded history and we can rest assured our ancestors were “pestered” long before that. The ancient Sumerians, Egyptians, Chinese and Greeks used pesticides containing […]

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Do You Have a Winter Pantry Moth Infestation?

Winter seems the perfect break from pests like mosquitoes, flies, and other creepy crawlies. As the temperatures cool, many of these creatures enter a state of diapause. They stop moving, eating, or reproducing, and just take a break. So you might expect that you could take a break too. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. […]

drain fly

Can You Get Rid of Drain Flies?

If you’ve ever found tiny, fuzzy pests buzzing around your sink or drain, then you know how annoying these little critters can be. As the name implies, drain flies (also called moth flies, sink flies, sewer flies, sewer gnats or filter flies) are a nuisance pest that develops in or around drains, sinks, or plumbing […]

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DIY Pest Control: Myths & Facts

Let’s face it. No one likes an infestation of ants or wasps or rats. But when you are facing a roach invasion, you might be tempted to seek advice from family and friends. After all, Grandma knows best, right? Well, not to disparage memaw, but many common do-it-yourself pest control tips won’t do as much […]

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What & How Do Spiders Eat?

What & How Do Spiders Eat? Knowing what and how spiders eat can help us keep them out of our homes and businesses… and out of our nightmares. If you are arachnophobic (having a fear of spiders), you are not alone. An estimated 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men express a fear […]

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! Environmentally safe pest control means using different methods to ensure solutions […]

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