Posts with the tag: "Pacific Northwest"

A New Year Brings New Pests

January

23

2015

Each year dozens of invasive pest species are introduced across the United States. While some pose a greater degree of threat than others, all qualify as nuisances, especially for commercial food processing facilities. The Sprague Pest Experts caught up with Dr. Jim Fredericks, the chief entomologist and vice president of technical and regulatory affairs for the National Pest Management…

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Tags: stink bugs  |  Pacific Northwest  |  2015  |  new pests  |  marmorated stink bug

Bed Bugs: Be A Proactive Business

April

20

2013

It used to be that hotels took the brunt of negative media attention in regards to bed bugs. It makes sense considering that hotels are a hub for many travelers and thus a hub for the onset of bed bug infestations. Just a few bed bugs or bed bug eggs latched to someone’s clothing or luggage is enough to start a full on infestation. And the only thing worse than the thought of bed bugs…

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  bed bug education  |  Pacific Northwest  |  bed bug control

Bed Bugs Are Turning Up In Some Odd Places

January

25

2013

It used to be people would say “Don’t let the bed bugs bite” in jest or as part of a bedtime routine with young ones, however these insects have really enjoyed a resurgence that has been likened to a bed bug pandemic in recent years and it’s not quite as humorous or unrealistic to encounter one or many.  And its not just beds and hotels that are harboring these tiny…

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Tags: bed bug detection  |  bed bug heat treatments  |  Pacific Northwest  |  bed bug control  |  bed bug bites

Plan For A Pest Free Year In 2013

December

14

2012

The end of the year is very close and while many are contemplating resolutions for self-improvement, here at Sprague we feel that making a plan for your business to stay pest free in 2013 is a worthy idea. Sure, pests are not something that we commonly associate with New Year’s resolutions but just think of the benefits of having a pest free facility.

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  Pacific Northwest  |  pest control for businesses  |  pest prevention tips

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