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May the 4th Be With You

What is Integrated Pest Management? Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on multiple treatment methods and products using common-sense practices. At Green City Pest Control, we focus on understanding the insect or rodents’ biology and behavior to help magnify the effectiveness of any treatments that are made. In this way, we can use less pesticides while often getting better results at controlling the pest population. It is also the GREEN approach!

By |2020-05-06T06:18:55-07:00May 6th, 2020|Newsletter|Comments Off on May the 4th Be With You

When it comes to Pesticides – Less is MORE

What is Integrated Pest Management? Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on multiple treatment methods and products using common-sense practices. At Green City Pest Control, we focus on understanding the insect or rodents’ biology and behavior to help magnify the effectiveness of any treatments that [...]

By |2020-05-02T08:51:55-07:00May 2nd, 2020|Integrated Pest Management, Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on When it comes to Pesticides – Less is MORE

6 Steps to Reducing Pesticides When Gardening

The truth is, I don’t have much of a green thumb. I tend to be better at ending the life of plants and animals than having them flourish under my care. But despite my weakness in this area, there are some principles in pest control that could be useful in gardening.

By |2020-05-02T08:28:21-07:00May 2nd, 2020|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on 6 Steps to Reducing Pesticides When Gardening

Selling Your Home Pre-inspection Tips

When Selling your home, pre-inspection is critical in being prepared. This helps you avoid last minute surprises or losing the buyer when their inspector finds the home full of costly issues. Know that there will be things you need to get done and it will cost money. The more prepared you are the less you [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00April 14th, 2020|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Selling Your Home Pre-inspection Tips

Carpenter Ants in the Pacific Northwest

Carpenter Ant is the largest ant in the Greater Seattle area, and historically has been here possibly the longest. Often it is mistaken for a termite. It is considered a WDI, or Wood Destroying Insect, and for that reason there are some things people should know to protect their homes. While Carpenter Ants can destroy [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00April 10th, 2020|Ants, Pest Information|Comments Off on Carpenter Ants in the Pacific Northwest

Pest Control is Considered Essential

Business UPDATE: Pest Control is an essential business because of health and safety issues. We continue to remain open for Business This is how we will be servicing our customers during this crisis. We will NOT be knocking on doors or ringing doorbells. We want to support SAFE DISTANCING during this time. We will continue [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00March 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pest Control is Considered Essential

Deer Mice are Cute, but not in your Home

Compared to other rodents the Deer Mouse has been around for a long time in the Pacific NW. Even with the Roof Rat growing in population and taking over the Seattle area, the Deer Mouse has held its ground.  They are often cute, yet when they get into your home it is another story. They [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00March 10th, 2020|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Deer Mice are Cute, but not in your Home

Ants Invading the Seattle Area

Some people call these little black ants “sweet ants” or “sugar ants”, but their official name is “Odorous House Ants”. These ants started to appear in the Seattle area about 10 years ago, probably introduced through landscape material from Arizona or states further east. Odorous House Ants get their name because of a strange odor [...]

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00February 4th, 2020|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Ants Invading the Seattle Area

Jan 2020 – Welcome to the Year of the Rat!

See full article Every 12 years we get to have a huge celebration as the Chinese celebrate the "Year of the Rat".  Of course, we at Green City Pest Control (and Roscoe) love that! So happy new year to you all!

By |2020-04-27T17:25:04-07:00January 28th, 2020|Newsletter|Comments Off on Jan 2020 – Welcome to the Year of the Rat!