Posts tagged with: cockroaches

February's Pest of the Month – Roaches

Roaches are often referred to as waterbugs. These bugs enter homes and commercial kitchens in search of food, water, and shelter. Habits Enter through cracks and crevices  Enter by way of boxes, containers, etc.  Commonly found in areas with water...
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Northwest Exterminating's 2013 Pest Calendar

Northwest Exterminating recently added another tool to our website that will benefit business and homeowners.  The 2013 Pest Calendar is available for printing and download on our site.  Each month we highlight a particular pest that is often seen at...
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Tips for Preventing Cockroaches

Below are 5 key tips to preventing cockroaches from moving into your home: Reduce the clutter in your home – By eliminating clutter you eliminate feeding and hiding spots for roaches and other pests.  It also allows you to see...
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WebMD's Bad Bugs Slideshow

We know that bugs are gross and unsanitary but did you also know that they can be bad for our health.  WebMD discusses some of the worst bugs and the potential harm they can do to our health: Ticks –Lyme...
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Bugs and Your Health

The early spring has brought pests out in full force and we suspect that they will not be slowing down anytime soon.  Not only are bugs annoying but they’re a health concern as well. West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, dog heartworm...
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10 Facts About Roaches

Cockroaches are out and about!  Here are 10 facts about the creepy crawlers that you may not have known. Crushed cockroaches can help ease a sting when applied to the wounded area. Cockroaches have white blood. Roaches primarily come out...
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