Blog

Are “Cute” And Tiny Mice Dangerous?

For most homeowners who spot a rat in their home, the rat exterminator is quickly called. For mice, however, you may be asking yourself, “are mice dangerous?” The short answer is yes―their ability to spread disease and chew on wood and wires (and almost anything else)...

3 Common Types of Ants in the Seattle Area

Seattle’s famous rain brings beautiful and lush foliage, but also attracts a variety of insects that may become a nuisance in your home without proper prevention or care. One repeat offender we’ve noted are ants. There are numerous types of ants that invade the...

These Are the Bugs To Look Out for In Winter

You may think that bugs will completely disappear after the summertime ends, but for Seattleites, unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Some bugs and pests may stop appearing during the winter time, but they’re quickly replaced with other insects that are seeking...

Why You Should Take Care of Your Landscape in Winter

As winter continues, you may be thinking about how to best take care of your landscape. How can you protect and keep your grass healthy? During fall, plants are focused on building up nutrient reserves, not fighting off invaders. So, how can you keep your trees and...

Minor Pests Can Be Major Nuisances

For anyone that has experienced issues with "minor" pests, you can confirm that these critters can be just as much of a headache as major pests, if not worse. Carpenter ants are considered one of the most important pests in western Washington due to the frequency of...

Safely Controlling Spiders in Your Home

Spiders are considered beneficial insects in gardens, but when they get inside your home spiders are often pesky and somewhat alarming. Seattle spiders can be especially crafty, looking for any way to find a dark place in your home away from rain and cold. Going...

Top 5 Pest Control Services You (Probably) Need for Your Office

We all know having critters and pests at the office is not good for the bottom line, but how do you keep them away? To get your office pest-free, it is essential to hire professionals who can evaluate your specific situation and get a plan of action running. To get an...

Preventing Silverfish Infestations

While moving boxes, you were startled by a fast-moving, slithery silver bug. What could this be? Perhaps you've heard from friends and neighbors about silverfish being a problem. But what are silverfish? How do they get in, and what do you do about them? Here are some...

Are Bed Bugs Common in Washington State?

If you're new to Washington State, or just want to gain some knowledge on preventing pest problems in your existing home, you may want to know whether or not you will have to contend with bed bugs in your future. Bed bugs can be a serious nuisance, and once they're in...

What Are Seed Bugs?

There are many bugs in western Washington State that residents refer to as “seed bugs.” For the purposes of this article, we will be talking about two species that were introduced to western Washington State from continental Europe: the Raglius seed bug and the...

For pest control with peace of mind, call:

Or we can contact you!


Whitworth Pest Solutions, Inc.

Main Headquarters

2533 Inter Avenue
Puyallup, Washington 98372
(888) 959-1818