Archives - January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Warning, Warning - Ratpocalypse Is Here!

August

20

2013

Watch out Seattle, Sven, the Twitter-happy Norway rat and his legions of four-legged admirers, are on the verge of launching the Ratpocalypse now that Bertha, the massive tunnel digging machine for the Highway 99 project, has started cutting a swath underneath downtown Seattle.

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Tags: ratpocalypse  |  Sprague Pest Solutions  |  seattle pest control  |  rodent control

Green Home Pest Control: How To Make A Fruit Fly Trap

August

20

2013

As the summer wears on, you may have started to notice some trouble with fruit flies in the kitchen. With the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables available this time of year, these insects are quickly infesting our kitchens and bathrooms and enjoying the food we leave on our counters, as well as driving us insane! You may consider a fruit fly problem inside your home to be a pretty minor problem; you may not think it’s something worth calling out professional pest control in Denver for! But if allowed to feed freely on the food in our kitchen, a fruit fly problem can get out of control quickly. Before your problem gets too severe and while you’re still only seeing a few flies every day, here are some quick DIY fruit fly traps that can help you take care of a minor fruit fly problem on your own and in an eco-friendly way.

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Tags: green pest control  |  eco-friendly pest control  |  pest control in Denver  |  fruit fly trap

Bed Bug Treatments for College Dorms

August

14

2013

Bed bug control can be a difficult process for any commercial business or facility, but when you have bed bugs inside a college dormitory, the problem can seem insurmountable.  With so many students, so many dorm rooms and such a great amount of clutter, bed bugs can live happily amongst the students and can find a multitude of places to hide. They can spread quickly too, as friends visit each others’ rooms and take bed bugs with them to class, to the library and back to their dormitory. Getting rid of bed bugs inside a college dormitory and on a college campus is a challenge, but definitely not impossible, especially for the Seattle pest control pros at Sprague Pest Solutions. 

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  pest control seattle

Fall Is In The Air! So Why Do I Still Have Ants?

August

12

2013

Autumn is coming! Some nights you can feel it in the air and you know what that means- the kids head back to school! Whether you’re looking forward to the fall or you hate to see the summer go, one thing is for sure- you still get to contend with ants. These annoying little pests aren’t headed anywhere soon and if you’ve seen a few of them inside your house already, you could be in for an increase in ant activity inside your home, as these insects have been known to increase their activity during cooler summer evenings. Ants like sugar ants, odorous house ants and carpenter ants may all be looking for ways to get inside your Denver home to forage for food before the colder fall and winter months arrive. What can you do to keep these ants under control? There are a few ant control options that the Denver pest control professionals at EnviroPest by Sprague recommend that will not only help eliminate current infestations but help prevent future infestations from being able to take hold. 

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Tags: sugar ants  |  odorous house ant  |  ants in colorado

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