Entries by Crawl Pros

What is a Garden Spider? Do They Enter Homes?

In today’s enlightened times, we embrace wildlife in all its forms. Animals and insects are crucial to our ecosystems and sustain our way of living as humans. At the same time, the last thing anybody wants is pests invading their living space, like when there’s a garden spider infestation in your house. A garden spider […]

How To Get Rid Of House Spiders

Spiders are our friends, but you don’t need a swarm of these pests crawling around your home.  Likely you are at this blog because of dealing with an infestation you are eager to get rid of. Regular house spiders aren’t alone as invaders of your home – they also have a nearby cousin, giant house […]

Bees, Wasps, Hornets, and Yellowjackets – What’s the Difference?

Bees, wasps, hornets, and yellowjackets are no stranger to the Pacific Northwest. While these insects offer many benefits to the ecosystems in our environment, you don’t want them living with you in your house. The first step of removal and exclusion is identification – and, when it comes to these flying, “stinging” insects, it can […]

How To Get Rid of Odorous House Ants

The combination of warmer, rainy weather and variety in evergreen trees and other native greenery make Seattle, Portland, and the rest of the Pacific Northwest a perfect habitat for pests. As a local pest control company, Pest Pros knows springtime can bring a rise to pest infestations — in particular, odorous house ant infestations. Once […]

Pest Control Cost: How to Budget for the Cost of an Exterminator

As winter sets in, we stay indoors to protect ourselves from the nasty winds and weather. Turns out, pests do the same thing — seeking refuge in a warm place, which is oftentimes your home. Although homeowners avoid consciously thinking about it during the holiday season, the reality is that winter is an ideal time […]

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Your House

It may come as a shock that there are over 12,000 species of ants in the world (and we ant joking!). While most species are harmless, there are a few species that can be destructive, especially to your home. Carpenter ants are one of those species. Carpenter ants can cause major damage to the structural […]

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in Your Attic

Squirrels, while a delight to see roaming the trees in the wild, should do just that — stay in the wild. Squirrels in your home, specifically in your attic, can cause serious damage to your property. This damage primarily includes biting electrical wiring, insulation, and boards. To preserve the integrity of your home, it’s important […]

How to Get Rid of Wolf Spiders

If you live in Washington state, you most likely have a story about being confronted with a big, hairy wolf spider in your home or backyard. Unfortunately, wolf spiders are a common intruder in Pacific Northwestern homes. You might be wondering where these unwelcome house guests come from, and what can be done to keep […]