It's hot out there, Seattle! Temperatures hit record highs over the weekend and don't look to be cooling down anytime soon. Hopefully you have been hitting the beach and enjoying these long summer evenings, but what are you doing to protect against pests? Spiders, ants, flies and other pests thrive in the heat.
That familiar buzz you hear every summer isn't just the AC kicking on during hot days -- stinging insects are out in force during summer months around Seattle. But what kind of buzzers are invading your home? How would you know to be worried or not? Some stingers are good for your home and garden, but for others you need wasp control Seattle.
It's summertime, which means the sun sets later, rises earlier, and birds start chirping long before you're ready to wake up. If you can't get sleep because of birds on your roof, birds nesting in your house, or birds just chirping in the garden, then you can do something about it.
The traditional mind's-eye picture of a wasp nest is one that hangs from a tree branch or eave. The papery texture, the honeycombs -- a beehive is distinctive. What most people don't realize, however, is that the majority of bees, wasps and hornets actually next underground.
As summer rolls on, you will likely spend more and more time outside, with your doors and windows open to enjoy the warm air. But humans aren't the only ones enjoying warm days, and ants see open doors and windows as an invitation inside. If ants keep appearing on your counters and floors, then you need home ant control solutions.
Pest Control Times has released its annual list of the top 100 pest control companies in the U.S., and Eastside Exterminators ranks as the 59th-largest operator in the country. That makes Eastside the third-largest in Washington state, and one of the largest regional pest control companies of all.
Who's really looking out for you? If it seems like everyone is trying to get something for nothing these days, that's because many people are. This includes door-to-door salespeople, who can make big promises and claims when trying to sell you their service.
How and why are rats getting in my car?
Rodents and other small wildlife are always searching for shelter and food. This can lead to infestations in your home, but it can also lead to rodents and wildlife nesting in your car. The damage from rats in cars can be significant, and can point to more problems near your house.
Eastside Exterminators was founded as a family company in 1969, and has stayed family-owned and operated ever since. Now, Eastside will honor its family roots while also celebrating the future with a full day of activities for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on April 26.
Eastside will welcome kids for a day of games, activities, pest-control education and more.