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Mosquitoes are known carriers of several viruses, transmitting disease and parasites to people and animals that come in contact with them via painful bites. While some of these diseases don’t pose serious health risks, others can be deadly (over one million...
We’re proud to announce that Northwest has once again been awarded Top Workplace status in 2017 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, coming in at #11 in the mid-sized company category. With more than 2,500 Atlanta companies nominated this year, Northwest...
It’s the first official week of Spring (aka Mosquito Season)! Time to start thinking about mosquito prevention. The risk of contracting mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. is at an all-time high, specifically dangerous for pregnant women or those trying to conceive as...
Northwest Exterminating is excited to announce the acquisition of Piedmont Pest Control Services in Laurens, South Carolina. “We are in an amazing period of growth, so we consider ourselves blessed to have Piedmont Pest Control join our family,” said Steve...
Improving the health of your home offers major benefits to your family. Reduce waste, minimize exposure to chemicals & toxins, breathe healthier, lower your risk for sickness, and improve the overall health of your environment with these 10 healthy home...
It’s raining, it’s pouring… the bugs are exploring! You may notice an invasion of pests like ants, roaches, and spiders into your home after a rainy day. Why? In most cases, their shelter is compromised, forcing the bugs out of hiding...
  • Masked Bandit - Raccoon
  • Mouse trap.
  • Pet rats on a wooden background
  • A huge house Spider
Squirrels Hearing noises at night? You may have squirrels nesting in the attic, looking for shelter from the cold. To get rid of squirrels, first you have to determine how they’re getting in. This can be tricky if you don’t have...
Winter can be harsh on our homes and our wallets. It can be a struggle to keep warm air inside, making us cold and driving heating costs up. But you don’t have to be cold OR empty your pockets this...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, it’s also when winter pests are searching for food and shelter inside our homes. Tis the season for mouse invasions! So how can you prevent mice from eating Santa’s cookies this...
Moles, a year-round pest nuisance, can cause significant damage to your lawn by burrowing into the ground to create tunnels underneath – usually indicated by above-ground dirt mounds (shown below) – to provide shelter and search for food. Although they’re rarely...