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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]