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10-15-15
While we are working to provide our followers with a picture of the destructive pink-eyed snout beetle (they are so fast it's hard to catch one) we thought we'd show you a picture of an interesting we...
09-28-15
The US Census Bureau released the results of an American Housing Survey in June of this year and Seattle had the dubious honor of being the rattiest major city in American. The leader with the most mi...
09-25-15
There are a number of bugs with red eyes so look at them carefully. That doesn't mean you found a pink-eyed snout beetle. The one below is an Eastern Boxelder Bug. This one was found in Maryland loung...
09-07-15
Paratex continues its hunt for the pink-eyed snout beetle. It is probably one of the most difficult pest to control in Puget Sound homes and businesses. Here is a picture of a similar beetle with a sn...
06-27-15
Well, not so many, compared to Florida and Hawaii and lots of other areas. So odds are in your favor that your home or building will not be attacked by these wood-eating pests. However, as with any od...
05-04-15
35 years ago when Ray began working at Paratex he had both and English accent and hair. Today he has neither but he is our general manager and one of the most knowledgeable pest control professional i...
03-30-15
Paratex has some of the most famous customers in town. If you get a chance stop by the flying fish in the Pike Place Market and pick out something good for dinner.
03-20-15
#1 - They have an ability to survive in a wide range of habitats. #2 - They have a small body size that enables them to enter buildings through very small openings. #3 - They are active at night when ...
03-10-15
Since ants are appearing early with our mild Spring we are getting lots of calls. And, some people want to try home remedies for whatever reason - they think it is less expensive than calling a profes...
02-10-15
The ants are marching two by two, and we know it's nothing new, but just in case you didn't know, Seattle hasn't had that snow, that usually keeps them in their nest until the sun shines in the West. ...