Posts filed under:Going Green

Spiders in Your House? Ask the Mouse.

Spider season is upon us! Chances are, you’ve seen a couple of these creepy crawlers in and around your home lately. While most of the common house spiders don’t pose any real threat to you and your family, they’re still […]

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Where Are All of These Roaches Coming From?

Roaches are often a source of confusion for a lot of homeowners. Where are they coming from? Why do I have them? Does it mean my house isn’t clean? How do I get rid of them and how do I […]

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6 Ways to Keep Snakes Away From Your Home

The weather is warm and the snakes are out. Here are 6 ways that you can reduce your risk of a snake encounter, and keep snakes away from your home. 1. Use a snake repellant Some home remedies like moth balls […]

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Pests

In addition to routine, professional pest control, here are 10 ways you can get rid of bugs. 1. Go around the exterior of your home and seal up any areas where insects could enter your home.  Check around windows, doors, plumbing entrances, fan vents, […]

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Green Living – Part 2: Termite Control

In Green Living – Part 1, we talked about Green Pest Control. In addition to controlling pests with non-toxic products and application methods like IPM, innovative pest control companies also offer green termite control options. So how do eco-friendly termite treatments work, and how […]

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Green Living – Part 1: Pest Control

How Green Is Your Pest Control? With the shift towards environmental awareness in recent years, most pest control companies are doing their part by offering alternatives to traditional pest control applications. This can mean targeted product usage, Integrated Pest Management […]

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How to Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

The solution: INSULATION. Insulation can have a major impact on your home’s temperature. The benefits don’t stop there, though. Proper attic insulation translates into lower utility bills (savings up to 30% or more!), energy conservation, and a break for your HVAC system…which […]

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What If Mosquitoes Were Extinct?

What If Mosquitoes Were Annihilated? A recent video on Yahoo! News asked the question, “What If Mosquitoes were Annihilated?”.  The video reminds us that mosquitoes, although tiny, have a HUGE impact on humans.  Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal killing more […]

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Flower Flies

Are you the type of person who freaks out the instant that they spot a yellow and black winged creature nearby? If so, maybe you should take a second glance before you run screaming back into the house. That yellow […]

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5 Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

At Northwest, we are committed to creating healthier living and working environments. Below, we have some practical tips you can try at home to improve your carbon footprint! 1. Don’t drink bottled water You may just be using one bottle […]

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