Common Winter Pests Seattle

With winter on the way, common winter pests in Seattle need to be kept at bay. They seek warmth, shelter and food—just like humans. So, if you don’t want them to take up residence in your home, then take note of the Seattle area’s common winter pests. Plus, how to get rid of them.

Keep Common Seattle Area Pests Out of Your Garage and Home this Winter

Not only do Seattle pests seek warmth, shelter and food, but also garbage and the garage. Pest World reports that rodents are attracted to piles of garbage in cities. Especially when trash pickup gets sparse due to inclement weather. They add, “In more rural areas, it could be the garage that’s most enticing to mice.” If either rats or mice find a garage with garbage in it, then it’s as if they’ve hit a grand slam. Finally, before you know it, they will run into your home. Don’t let that happen. Keep them out of your home by keeping them out of the garage.

Store your garbage, in a sealed trashcan, outside of your home and garage, if possible.
If you must store your garbage in your garage, then make sure you use a sealed trashcan.
Use mint-scented trash bags. Not only do they smell good but also rodents detest the smell.

Some Pests Hibernate or Migrate, Others Move into Your Home During Seattle Winters

Rats and Mice
Rats and mice hide in the dark, unused places of your home. Because they detest light and activity. They do not hibernate. In fact, they are still very active. Rats and mice cause fires when they chew through your electrical wiring. Plus, they destroy other areas of your property. They also carry viruses. And they leave their feces everywhere they go.
Bats
Like skunks, bats can carry rabies. Bats seek shelter in attics, loose boards and shutters. Since they like to eat insects, they’re often found near insect infestations.
Spiders
Like bats, their diet consists of a lot of insects. Spiders, like any other common winter pests in the Seattle area, prefer to be warm.
Wasps
Wasp nests or hives can cause structural damage when they are built inside of your home. When lying on drywall, the nests or hives can cause the drywall to disintegrate. As the drywall disintegrates, more and more wasps will come into the structure leading to a dangerous situation.
Moths
Moths and their larvae crave cotton. So, they’ll come into your warm home for shelter and eat your clothes.
Carpet Beetles
Carpet Beetles like clothes too. They nest in carpets, and also lay eggs within its fibers.
Ants
Ants are most often found invading kitchens, where they can easily march around your cabinets and feed off of sticky, syrupy containers. Always clean the outsides of your containers before storing them. Also, consider storing them in the fridge.

Pest Control Services

Pest Control
Classic Insulation and Pest Control will remove any bothersome or dangerous pests from your home or yard and take steps to prevent re-entry.
Dead Animal Removal
Sometimes pests, mostly rodents, will enter your home and die there, causing a strong smell. We will safely remove any dead animal from your home using our protective gear.

Let Classic Insulation be Your Pest Control Prevention this Winter

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Insulation Removal and Installation
When pests get into your attic or crawlspace they can cause damage to your insulation, making your heating bills rise drastically. We will remove any damaged insulation and replace it with new insulation.
Pest Re-Entry
Getting the pests out of your home doesn’t help very much if they can just get back in. We will find the point of entry that the pest entered your home, and seal it to prevent them from reentering.

Pest Control Services

Pest Control
Classic Insulation and Pest Control will remove any bothersome or dangerous pests from your home or yard and take steps to prevent re-entry.
Insulation Removal and Installation
When pests get into your attic or crawlspace they can cause damage to your insulation, making your heating bills rise drastically. We will remove any damaged insulation and replace it with new insulation.
Dead Animal Removal
Sometimes pests, mostly rodents, will enter your home and die there, causing a strong smell. We will safely remove any dead animal from your home using our protective gear.
Pest Re-Entry
Getting the pests out of your home doesn’t help very much if they can just get back in. We will find the point of entry that the pest entered your home, and seal it to prevent them from reentering.

Let Classic Insulation be Your Pest Control Prevention this Winter

History

We started out in 1997 as a full service pest control company. But as the demand grew and our skills became more proficient, we started offering insulation and rodent exclusion services in 2000.

The truth is many of our customers needed new insulation installed and their crawlspaces cleaned up after rodent infestations had ruined them. They also needed a company that could find the holes the rodents were using to enter the home and get those holes sealed. At that time there were no companies who offered those services. We realized we could make it easier on our customers by offering rodent elimination, clean up and exclusion services.

We put 25 years of rodent elimination experience to work by being the best choice for clean up and exclusion work as well. Who better to seal rodents out and clean up their mess than the people who are experts at getting rid of them in the first place?

Now all of our customers can put their trust in us to take care of the entire job. We were one of the first pest control companies to get started in the local insulation industry and we specialize in taking care of homeowners and their properties. Our first insulation jobs were our current pest control customers, and then our customer base quickly grew by word of mouth. As an owner I could see that people simply wanted someone to show up on time and do the work that was supposed to be done and that is how our business has grown, by treating customers the way we would want to be treated.

As a result, the business has grown considerably. We have become very knowledgeable about insulation as well as pest control and now work for a variety of fire and water damage restoration contractors, plumbers, electricians, roofers, heating and air conditioning contractors and remodeling contractors. All for the same reason; we show up and do what were supposed to do and we do it well. To this day, I have not seen a company that does a better job than we do. Some may do it as well, but I have not seen anyone do it better.

Philosophy

Our philosophy is simple: We strive for excellence. In our company meetings I tell my employees how we define excellence: “Giving the customer what they’ve paid for, from start to finish.” It is that simple.

No sales gimmicks or tricks. I’m a consumer like everyone else. I don’t like someone trying to sell me something I don’t need, so we don’t do it here. We will tell you what you need, not what we want you to buy. That’s why we don’t make our customers sign contracts or remain obligated. You can use us for one service or many. We leave the decision up to you.

We are a service based business not a sales based business. When a company is providing an excellent service then referrals and increased sales are a natural result.

Mission

Our mission is to grow our business by providing excellent service to all our customers.

We strive to meet our customers’ needs with our knowledge, skills, and hard work. We strive to earn their trust through our honesty, integrity and dependability.

We believe our customer should not only get everything they are paying for, but that they should get it with friendliness and professionalism.

You want a company to show up quickly, on time, and get rid of the pests that are bothering you. That is exactly what we specialize in. We are a family owned company with over 22 years experience that relies on service, not sales gimmicks.

Our philosophy is simple: We strive for excellence. Every employee in our company has this memorized, How we define excellence: “Giving the customer what they’re paying for, NO short cuts.” It is that simple. Our mission is to show up on time and get rid of the problem. No hassles. You can ask anyone in our company what our motto is and the answer will be the same.

No sales gimmicks or tricks. We’re consumers like everyone else, and don’t like someone trying to sell us something we don’t need, so we don’t do it here. We will tell you what you need, not what we want you to buy. That’s why we don’t make our customers sign contracts or remain obligated. You can use us for one service or many. We leave the decision up to you.

We are a service based business not a sales based business. Show up on time and do what you’re supposed to do. I am amazed at how many customers don’t expect this anymore from the companies they hire. When a company is providing an excellent service then referrals and increased sales are a natural result.

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