Posts tagged with: Prevention

Sentricon Colony Elimination Systems interviewed our own Peter Schmidt for their blog.  Peter is a great asset to our team at Northwest Exterminating and especially our customers.  Great job on the interview, Sentricon! Pete talks about why he thinks Sentricon...
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Ants in the kitchen, ants in the bathroom…that wouldn’t be unusual except it is in the middle of winter!!! Aren’t ants supposed to hibernate during the cold months? Most likely the ants that are seen during winter are Argentine ants....
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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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Unwanted House Guests in Your Attic This Winter? They may look cute and furry but squirrels can cause major damage if they take up residency in your home. One of the first clues that people experience is the sound of...
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With our commitment to healthier living and working environments, we at Northwest understand the importance of good pest management for personal health. Living in a hygienic environment and minimizing exposure to unwanted pests can literally save lives. For instance, the...
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We are currently on Round 7 of our Lawn Care treatments.  During this round, we are focusing on root growth and controlling weeds by applying a combination of fertilizers.  Round 7 is vital to your lawn care program and is...
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With kids being settled back into the school year, September is the perfect time of year for Head Lice Prevention Month.  Here are some tips on how to keep head lice from bugging your household: Avoid sharing clothing or other...
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Nobody likes mosquitoes! Especially, your four-legged friends. Besides being just plain annoying, mosquitoes carry many diseases that affect both humans and animals.  Heartworms are among the diseases that are carried by mosquitoes and can be a horrible disease for your...
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A Columbus family recently had some unwelcome guests in the form of Formosan termites.  Out of over 2,000 species of termites, Formosan termites or “Super Termites” are the most aggressive.  They are native to Asia and often make their way...
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Protecting ourselves and our pets from ticks are a big concern this year.  The EPA has put out information through the NPMA on tick bites and Lyme disease prevention: An ounce of prevention It is important to know about tick...
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