Pest Prevention Tips

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

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

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

Pest Prevention Tips

Pest Prevention Tips: https://www.pestworld.org/pest-control-help/integrated-pest-management/ Tips from a Pest Professional Keep tree branches trimmed and away from the house. Stack firewood and lumber away from the house to eliminate harborage for rodents, spiders, carpenter ants and centipedes. Remove old tires from the yard that can fill up with water and provide a breeding ground for pests. Clean [...]

By |2018-12-17T14:22:01-08:00May 13th, 2017|Pest Prevention Tips|Comments Off on Pest Prevention Tips