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Category: Spiders

As the seasons change in beautiful Ketchikan, Alaska, so does the behavior of pests that can infiltrate your home. The fall season, in particular, brings its own set of challenges when it comes to pest management. One of the most effective strategies to ensure your...

Springtime is a time of renewal and growth, but it is also the season when many pests begin to emerge from their winter hiding places. In Southeast Alaska, springtime can bring a variety of pests, including insects, rodents, and birds, that can cause damage to...

A view of downtown Ketchikan from the water looking towards Thomas Basin Harbor.

Imagine this: You decide you want to bake cookies. You open your cabinet to get flour, and there are BUGS in the flour, and now you’re upset. You’re thinking, “Why me, why my flour?”. Or you come into your kitchen for a midnight snack, and...

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There are few things that are more annoying than having bugs in your home, let alone roaches. They come with a vengeance and refuse to leave. So, if you do have roaches in your home, how can you help get rid of them before calling...

Two cockroaches on the floor of a living room at the base of a couch.

With spring and summer around the corner, it’s important to understand the type of insects we have in Alaska. Spiders are always a concern with our customers not only because they are just relatively gross, but certain species of spiders are venomous and harmful. The...

A family, mother, father, and son standing around a kitchen island as the mother holds a pot of French press coffee.

It’s amazing that such a tiny word can create so much anxiety; Especially when you don’t know what to do when you find mold, the extent of the damage, or if you have toxic mold. We’re here to help you figure out just what you...

Frustrated woman staring at the corner of her ceiling where mold is appearing.

How many times have you heard “good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite “? How am I supposed to sleep tight with the image of bugs biting me while I sleep?   Physical Evidence of Bed Bugs 1. Aggregation is a fancy...

An overview of a single bed with a large silhouette of a bed bug over the whole thing.

Unfortunately, southeast Alaska is the ideal climate for mold growth. With the amount of rain we have seen, your home’s potential to have mold has increased with every stormy day. So, how do you know you have mold in your home? 5 Signs You Have...

A window seal with mold all around the surrounding wall and trim.

With the holiday season revving up, it can be hard to think about pest issues until they’ve already entered your home and eaten all of Santa’s cookies. Just because it’s cold out, it doesn’t mean rodents will go away and wait until Spring. These pests...

A rat inside of a Santa hat.

Knowing the type of rodent that is terrorizing your home is imperative. Even though these pests are in the same animal group, they have very different behavioral tendencies that can affect the eradication process’s outcome. Behavioral Differences Even though there are many differences in behavior,...

A rat inside the walls along a piece of wood.

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