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Bees and wasps are often confused for one another.  Although they both belong to the hymenoptera order and share similar features, they are different.  Below is a list of basic shared features, as well as a list of features that...
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It’s important to protect yourself and your pets from ticks this season!  Keep reading for more information on the little suckers! BRIEF DESCRIPTION Size varies depending on the species and type. More closely related to spiders than insects. Can have...
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Daddy Long legs or Daddy Long legs Spider? Daddy Long legs, or harvestmen, are not actually spiders.  Daddy long legs are not poisonous, have long legs and a large bulbous-looking body.  They feed on insects, which makes them helpful around...
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This past weekend I was outside working in the garden when I came across a few unwanted guests.  There were a few spiders, a couple ground beetles, and a large amount of ants.  The ants and beetles were present because...
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No, it’s not the Geico Gecko…it’s a green anole.  This lizard is native to the U.S. and is nicknamed the  “chameleon” due to it’s ability to change colors from bright green, to brown, to gray…all depending on their mood.  Their...
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Take Back Your Yard!Don’t let mosquitoes suck the fun out of your Summer! HABITS Breed in stagnant water such as ponds, marshes, drainage ditches, etc. Can be found in almost every type of landscape on Earth except deserts and the...
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Spiders often get a bad reputation.  They are creepy, crawly creatures and we fear their bite.  They are often blamed for skin irritations but the fact is that 80% of presumed spider bites are actually due to some other insect...
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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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Baking is a big part of tradition for lots of people during the holiday season.  And what better time while you’re breaking out all of the baking supplies to inspect your pantry for signs of pests.  Pests are living creatures...
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Common house spiders have made their way back into the comforts of your warm home this winter season.  Luckily, house spiders are a nuisance pest more than anything, meaning that your biggest concern is really the webs that they leave...
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