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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 |2020-03-30T17:41:34-07:00March 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 |2020-03-10T05:12:00-07:00March 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 |2020-02-04T13:27:49-08:00February 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 |2020-01-28T12:54:28-08:00January 28th, 2020|Newsletter|Comments Off on Jan 2020 – Welcome to the Year of the Rat!

Roof Rats in the Pacific Northwest

By Scott Dideon, MS BCE Urban Entomologist, Green City Pest Control   Compared to the city rat (the Norway Rat), the Roof Rat is a smaller, more agile rodent that was introduced into the Seattle area around the 1940’s. In the past 15 years, the Roof Rat population has exploded throughout Western Washington and has  [...]

By |2020-01-20T19:01:20-08:00January 20th, 2020|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Roof Rats in the Pacific Northwest

Pest Control on Real Talk Radio 1150am

Owner of Green City Pest Control, Scott Dideon on the local radio show Real Talk - 1150 AM KKNW. Scott talks about pests to look out for in the Puget Sound area and answers interesting question from radio show hosts Brian & Dan. 

By |2020-01-14T14:46:27-08:00January 14th, 2020|Videos|Comments Off on Pest Control on Real Talk Radio 1150am

5 Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs This Holiday Season

Bed bugs may not be as bad as your in-laws, but at least with these insects there are things that you can do to avoid bringing them home while traveling. Below is a list of steps that you can take to prevent them becoming part of your extended family: Check Online Reviews for Hotels Look [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:05:05-08:00December 21st, 2018|Bed Bugs|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Avoid Bed Bugs This Holiday Season

2018 Bed Bug Week: June 3 – 9

Brought to you by the Professional Pest Management Alliance WHAT DO BED BUGS LOOK LIKE? Adult bed bugs are brown, about a quarter of an inch in diameter and resemble a flat apple seed or lentil. HOW PERVASIVE IS THE BED BUG PROBLEM IN THE UNITED STATES? There has [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:38:55-07:00June 4th, 2018|Bed Bugs|Comments Off on 2018 Bed Bug Week: June 3 – 9

Winter Warning for Bed Bugs

With the holiday season approaching, people will be traveling more and many will stay in hotels. Check your room around the bed for any indicators of Bed Bugs. Leave your suitcase in the bathroom where they are less likely to nest and come home with you.  Once home wash everything in hot water and hot [...]

By |2017-12-12T04:13:07-08:00December 12th, 2017|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Winter Warning for Bed Bugs