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What are Spiders Attracted to?

Spiders are pretty misunderstood creatures. They perform a valuable service by eating harmful insects that can carry diseases like mosquitos, flies, and other insects. They've adapted to live outdoors where wood piles, debris, and overgrown trees and shrubs shelter...

Venomous Spiders in Washington

There are about 3,000 species of spiders in North America, of which a few dozen are native to Washington state. Most spiders are not dangerous, and in fact, perform a beneficial service by eating insects. However, there are three species of venomous spiders in...

Can House Spiders Survive Outside?

Spiders are found on every continent on the planet with the exception of Antartica. They are truly remarkable creatures, performing the beneficial service of eating insects (including many harmful ones). While there are many types of house spiders, including a few...

How to Keep Spiders Away From Your Home

Many people don't like spiders. The fact is, that even though the majority of spiders are quite harmless, as well as beneficial by eating other bugs, many people simply can't stand having spiders in their home. Generally, spiders tend to stay outdoors most of the...

How to Protect Your Winter Vegetable Garden from Pests

Your winter vegetable garden is a veritable oasis of warmth and nourishment for a host of vegetable garden pests. In preparing your Puyallup vegetable garden for winter, remember to protect your plants not only from cold, icy precipitation and dropping humidity, but...

Seven Vegetable Garden Pests to Watch out for This Winter

Many vegetable garden pests can spend winter in or near your Washington state garden, eager to help themselves to your winter vegetables. Vegetable garden pest control must continue even through the cooler months of the year. To learn how to keep pests out of a winter...

What are the Most Common Winter Pests in Washington State?

  As fall’s beautiful colors ebb and we feel cooler days that signal Washington winters, we also face the inevitable winter pests. Successful winter pest control begins with understanding your adversaries, the many winter pests that will prefer your warm, safe home or...

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

  If you've ever had ants in your home, you know they can go from an occasional annoyance to a persistent pest quickly. While getting rid of ants may seem daunting, taking a step-by-step approach – including cleaning and implementing effective pest control treatments...

What Attracts Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs – these two words create fear in most people. The fact is that bed bugs were almost eradicated in the developed world in the 1950s, but these tiny parasites have made a serious comeback in the past decade. Bed bugs can be regularly found in single-family...

How to Keep Spiders Out of Your House

With the exception of the black widow and the brown recluse, spiders are mostly harmless. In fact, most species are hardly much more than a nuisance. Fortunately, it's possible to keep spiders at bay with a few simple modifications to your home. Here are a few tips on...

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