Mosquito Control & How To Get Rid of Mosquitoes

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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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Hungry Rats & Mice Looking for New Food Sources

With many restaurants shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, rats, mice, and other aggressive rodents are finding their way into homes and businesses to find new food sources. We, at Cascade Pest Control, are getting an increasing number of calls for ongoing rodent control because these pesky pests are now aggressively finding their way and […]

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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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Asian Giant Hornets Invading Washington State

You may have seen and heard the various news reports with regard to the Asian Giant Hornet migrating into the state of Washington. What is an Asian Giant Hornet? The Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia), also referred to as the Yak-Killer Hornet, and at more than two-inches long, is the world’s largest hornet and has […]

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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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