Archives - January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012

Fly Prevention Tips for Summer

October

02

2012

All pests need food, shelter and water, including flies. Fruit flies (known as vinegar and dark flies) are drawn to fresh produce, yeast and the bacteria in fermenting foods. Large flies are mainly attracted to raw filth, such as: garbage, compost and animal feces.

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Tags: seattle pest control

Carpenter Ants Are Swarming

September

29

2012

If you have identified swarming insects inside or outside of your home or business, you were probably wondering what was going on. Many termite and ant swarms happen in the spring but this does not mean the fall is exempt. Often times a swarm can be a scary sight as hundreds of flying insects disperse at the same time. And while the actual swarming insects, aka “swarmers” are not a threat to you (just a mess to clean up) they are a sign of a colony nearby.

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  swarming ants  |  ant control  |  flying ants

Word Is Out About The Ratpocalypse In Seattle

September

28

2012

The SR 99 Tunnel Project is underway which means that before you know it, rats and other pests including cockroaches will be scrambling to find a new home. Any time that a city undergoes urban renewal, there can be a downside such as widespread pest infestations in local businesses. To help amp up efforts to prepare Seattle businesses for the Ratpocalypse there is a billboard campaign proving to catch the attention of Seattle business owners.

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Tags: rat control  |  commercial pest control  |  rats in Seattle  |  ratpocalypse  |  SR 99

Seattle Pest Control Pros Identify The Differences Between Swarming Insects

September

26

2012

At first glance swarming termites and flying ants seem to be similar but there are in fact some distinctive differences. If you live or work in Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland, or throughout Sprague’s large Pacfic Northwest and Intermountain service area, the good news is that the destructive termites are not as much of an issue as many other parts of the country.

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  termite swarms  |  flying ants

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