2012 Archives

ABC News Story: Elm Seed Bug Overwhelms Idaho

August

06

2012

ABC News recently did a story covering an alarming and unanticipated pest threat to many homes in Idaho. The presence of the elm seed bug has been overwhelming homeowners across the state and what started out as a minor sighting of these bugs has turned into a more serious problem resulting in many phone calls to the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.

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Tags: news  |  home pest control  |  elm seed bugs  |  pest control Idaho

Rodents Likely After Seattle Waste and Recycling Co. Strike

August

03

2012

August 3, 2012 -- The yard waste and recycling company in Seattle has been on strike until today. There are piles of trash all over the city. It’s been a smorgasbord with the trash luring rodents toward homes and businesses, especially restaurants. As the piles get picked up, you can bet the rodents will be looking for new food sources and hiding places.

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Tags: rodent control  |  Sprague Pest Solutions  |  seattle pest control  |  pest prevention tips  |  rats in Seattle

The Benefits of Honey Bees

July

30

2012

In the midst of the summer season and warmer weather, you may be noticing an increase in the buzzing of stinging insects. One species in particular, the honey bee is actually a highly beneficial species. While classified as a stinging insect, and still capable of painful stings, honey bees are actually quite beneficial in the natural world.

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Tags: Sprague Pest Solutions  |  honey bee removal  |  EnviroPest by Sprague  |  benefits of honey bees

Controlling Climate In Warehouses To Prevent Pests

July

25

2012

For commercial facilities in Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Portland, pest control should be one of the top priorities. Whether you already maintain a regular pest control service or have  implemented pest prevention strategies, a key component in avoiding any pest threat is to control the climate in your warehouse or other type of facility. The experts in commercial pest control at Sprague Pest Solutions would like to share some information for those who own and operate a warehouse facility on how to remain pest free through climate control.

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  pest prevention  |  climate control to prevent pests  |  warehouse pest control

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