Why You Are Seeing Ants in Your Home in Winter

Why You Are Seeing Ants in Your Home in Winter

Ants are a common pest in homes – in the summer, anyway. When the weather is warm, ants forage outside for bits of food and materials they need for their nest. When the weather gets cold, ants seem to disappear – from outdoor and indoor settings. This makes it extra frustrating for homeowners when they…

rat rodent infestation health risks

Rat/Rodent Infestation Health Risks

Your household may have started to grow much larger without you noticing it, with the invasion of rats or rodents seeking shelter, water and food. Hearing the sounds of rodents inside walls or in your attic or seeing rodent droppings on your property is often the first sign of an infestation. Sharing your living space…

pets proofing how to protect your home from pests

Pest Proofing: How to Protect Your Home From Pests

Nearly all homeowners struggle with pests at some point or another. Whether it’s insects, mice, raccoons, bats or another creature entirely – pest problems happen to everyone. As a homeowner, the best way to protect yourself is to pest-proof your home. By sealing up cracks, watching for signs of pests, knowing which pests are most…

common summer pests

Common Summer Pests & Prevention Tips

Summer is here, which means more time outdoors for many of us! Despite the summer heat, there’s still plenty to enjoy outdoors — and indoors as well. Unfortunately, humans aren’t the only ones who get more active in the summer months. All sorts of pests come out in force in the summertime, and they can…

how to prevent wasps from nesting near your home

How to Prevent Wasps From Nesting Near Your Home

No matter where you settle down in Washington, you’ll find yourself within shrieking distance of a wasp or two. Among the most feared pests in playgrounds and throughout backyards in the Pacific Northwest, wasps have earned a gnarly reputation for aggression. To limit exposure to potentially dangerous pests like the wasp, we need to make…

benefits of ecofriendly pest control

Benefits of Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Benefits of Eco-Friendly Pest Control: 5 Reasons To Go Green With Your Pest Control Solutions     No matter the time of the year, pests can be a real problem for residents in and throughout Washington State. As one of the most beautiful states in the country, Washington provides plenty of space for beautiful wildlife,…

ants crawling on wall and floor of home

How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Home

Getting rid of ants can be frustratingly difficult. Many homeowners will find ants in their homes throughout the year, sometimes multiple times per year. Ants typically live outside but come inside for food and water as needed. There is no silver bullet for ant removal. Most homeowners must take preventative action and work with a…

prepare your home for winter pests

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter Pests

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter Pests In winter, our homes become an attractive place for pests including rodents, and insects. Pests like our homes for the same reasons we do: they’re warm, comfortable, and full of useful materials that sustain life. When winter comes, if your home isn’t properly prepared for these potential…