Posts tagged with: infestation

Northwest Exterminating shares back-to-school tips to prevent a bed bug infestation Summer vacation is almost over and before we know it schools and universities will be back in session. While shopping for school supplies and a new wardrobe might take...
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Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite: The 411 on BedBugs It’s not just a nursery rhyme anymore, it’s a way of life.  Bedbugs are a real concern for people, especially those that travel, but those that stay close to...
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When traveling this holiday season, be careful not to pick up the dreaded hitchhikers…bed bugs. Bed bugs can be found in homes, hotels, trains, buses, anywhere that people are traveling.  Bed bugs are nocturnal creatures that make their home in...
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One of the keys to properly treating your home for bugs and other pests is to have a thorough inspection by a professional and knowledgeable pest inspector.  Many pest species are often mistaken for other pests.  A knowledgeable technician is...
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Conditions will soon be right for overwintering pests to seek comfort and shelter in homes and buildings.  Overwintering pests are those pests that seek a warm place to live in the colder months.  You want to avoid your home being...
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Brief description: The stink bug gets its name from its ability to release an odor when they are disturbed or crushed.  Stink bugs have a triangular or shield shape. Habits: Enter homes and other structures in the winter for shelter...
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Need tips on how to keep mosquitoes away? Remove standing water from your yard.  These areas serve as breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Keep screens on windows and doors to keep them out of your home. Use an insect repellant.  DEET...
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Each warm season brings questions from homeowners and pet owners regarding ticks.  We worry about our furry family members and ourselves if we plan on spending time outdoors, especially in or around wooded areas. The brown dog tick is one...
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Director of Pest Services at Northwest Exterminating, Adam Vannest, was recently featured in Pest Management Professional magazine.  Adam answered some Q and A’s regarding fleas and ticks and also gave some Do’s and Don’ts for when dealing with these pesky...
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Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals, typically while they sleep. Usually, they live within 8 feet of where people sleep but are known to travel up to 100 feet in one...
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