Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Homeowner's Halloween Nightmare

Happy Halloween!!! Tonight, you expect to see vampires, ghosts and goblins around your neighborhood but it’s the bedbugs, spiders and other pests that will be giving you nightmares!

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Insects 101

A basic knowledge of insects is needed to identify and control insects that may be found in your home. Insects are the largest, most diverse group in the animal kingdom. According to studies, half of all known animals are insects.

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2011 Tax Credit for TAP Insulation

It’s not too late to be eligible for the 2011 Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency. One of the Energy Star qualified products is the attic insulation that is offered by Northwest Exterminating, TAP Insulation. TAP Insulation is a loose-fill cellulose insulation that is made up of 87% recycled newsprint. TAP not only provides pest protection but also has sound barrier qualities as well as energy savings.

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What Do REAL Customers Have to Say About TAP Insulation?

Don’t just take our word for it. See what some of our customers are saying about TAP Insulation! Before it was put in, my heater would come on about every 15 minutes for long periods of time. Since the installation, the frequency and length has been greatly reduced.

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Difference Between Rats and Mice

Rats and mice are often confused for one another. Some people think that a rat is just an over-sized mouse – this is simply not the case.

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What Do You Get with TAP Insulation?

When you have TAP installed, a Northwest Exterminating professional will evaluate the current r-value (indicates an insulation’s resistance to heat flow) in your attic and let you know how much TAP Insulation will be needed to bring your home to the Department of Energy’s standards.

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Saving Money on Your Energy Bills with Insulation?

Northwest offers attic insulation that not only lowers your energy bills but protects your home from pests as well. TAP Insulation is a loose-fill cellulose insulation that is put into your attic. The insulation is made of 87% recycled newsprint which makes it one of Northwest’s GREEN services.

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Fall Tips for Your Lawn

Fall is the best time to prepare your lawn for how you want it to look when spring comes back around. Here are some tips for fall that will have your lawn looking green and healthy next spring:
• Attack weeds. Fall is the best time to tackle those weeds. This is the time to apply herbicides to broadleaf weeds.

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Ants in the House?

Ants in the home are a common problem this time of year. NorPest Green from Northwest Exterminating is a green solution to this common pest control problem.

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How to Avoid Crickets in the Home

Crickets are not only annoying with their high pitched chirps that keep you up all night but they can also be damaging to your home. Crickets feed on just about anything. This includes clothes, wall paper, wood, food in your pantry and even wrappers.

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