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Salem Pest Control Service Helps Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

Mosquitoes suck – literally. While it can be difficult for entomologists to predict how large the mosquito population will be this summer, they point to the summer of 2011 as an indicator. The wet conditions of 2012 have mimicked those of 2011, when the mosquito population seemingly exploded. While your Salem pest control service can’t […]

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Bed Bug Pest Control: How Infestations are Detected

Detecting bed bug infestations can be difficult. For one, they are very small bugs, usually growing only to a few millimeters in length and width. This turns a simple home pest inspection for bed bugs into an often laborious task. Secondly, bed bugs are experts at being stealthy and quiet; you will not even realize […]

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Residential Pest Control: 10 Signs of a Termite Infestation

Winter is here, and for many homes that means a short break from seasonal pests. However, although termites do tend to move underground in winter, they can remain a year-round residential pest control problem, especially in milder climates. To compound matters, they are also very good at keeping out of sight – at least until […]

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Bed Bugs Q&A

Bed bugs are spreading everywhere, and with them, misconceptions and misunderstandings about this little insect. Here are some answers to questions we’ve heard – we hope it helps you deal with any infestation you may have, or may be worried about getting. Question: Are bed bugs attracted to blood? Answer: Bed bugs, like most insects […]

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Organic Pest Control After the Storm

Organic Pest Control After the Storm We’ve made it! Western Washington and Western Oregon just suffered a large-scale weather event, and we’re on the other side. The weather forecasters tell us it’s back to the usual rain, which most of us are more than happy to see. What does this mean for your organic pest […]

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Learn about Pest Control: Salem Ant ID Workshop

When it comes to pest control, ants are one of the main complaints received by just about any pest control company. Salem pest experts will agree that properly identifying the type of ants infesting your home is a critical step in providing effective pest control. Salem students or professionals who need education credits – or […]

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Residential Pest Control Terror: Top Spider Movies of All Time

Despite the fact that they’re masterful weavers who reduce the overall pest population, spiders are definitely some of the least popular bugs in the world. Their hairy bodies and alien eyes make them the stuff of nightmares for most people, which accounts for why spiders are often cast as the monsters in terror movies. Another […]

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Pest Control Spotlight: Green Bottle Fly

Shoo fly, don’t bother me! This well-known children’s song was written in 1869, and it’s still applicable today. Green bottle flies may have very well inspired this rhyme – they’re one the most irritating parts of summer in cities across Oregon, including Eugene. Pest control begins with understanding the species you’re dealing with, so we’ve […]

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Salem Pest Trends: The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is living up to its name in 15 states across the country, raising a stink in orchards and farmlands and requiring homeowners to seek professional pest control. Salem, Aurora, and Portland are just a few of the Oregon cities where the brown marmorated stink bug can now be found. […]

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Avoid Spreading Invasive Species: Buy Firewood Locally

Small steps can add up to big change. That’s the message of many earth lovers, who encourage us to make small changes, such as hanging laundry out to dry on sunny days rather than running the dryer. Well, here’s another small step you can take this summer to help protect the earth: Buy local firewood. […]

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