Pest Control Myths

Mouse Trap With Cheese - Croach Pest Control Myths

If you’re reading this blog, you probably have a few questions about pest control, and whether you should hire a pest control professional. Or, perhaps you’re just wondering if what you’ve seen in those Tom and Jerry cartoons is true. Do mice actually like cheese? We’ll answer these questions and debunk some common pest control […]

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Build a Better Mouse Trap

Spring-Loaded Bar Trap, William C. Hooker Design, 19th C. - Croach Rodent Pest Control

“Build a better mouse trap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” This quote, commonly attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, is as true today as when it was originated in the late 19th century. Throughout American history, we’ve constantly searched for new ways to improve upon the lowly and simple mouse trap. In […]

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Do Any of These Phobias Bug You?

Bug Phobias - Cockroaches. Croach Pest Control, Kirkland, WA

  So, let’s face it: Some of you are terrified of creepy-crawly bugs and filthy, disease-ridden rats. Bug phobias are quite common. Since we cherish our pest-phobic customers (thanks, guys!) and just got done celebrating Halloween, we thought it would be the perfect time to share some of our "favorite" phobias with you. Have you […]

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Pest Control Technician Rescues Rabbit

Croach Pest Control Technician Saves Rabbit

One of our Arizona pest control technicians wrote about an encounter he had with a rabbit on our Facebook page recently. Our customers enjoyed his post so much, we decided to interview him about it. It turns out that Nathan does a lot more than just kill bugs. Read on and get to know one […]

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Arizona Scorpion Blacklight Pest Control

Blacklight Scorpion Hunting - Croach Pest Control - Mesa, Arizoa

Did you know that scorpions glow a fluorescent green under a blacklight? As if the sight of scorpions didn’t creep some people out enough, now you can view them looking like something from another planet. But why would a change of lighting turn the sight of this pest into something otherworldly? The Journal of Arachnology […]

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Croach Pest Control is Expanding Services into Spokane and Denver

During the early to mid-1800s, many American pioneers began migrating to the Pacific Northwest along the Oregon Trail in search of new prospects and opportunities. In the next few weeks, Croach will be doing the same – on a much smaller scale of course – but going in the opposite direction. Our business is growing, […]

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Interesting Facts About Houseflies: Tips for Getting Rid of Flies in your House!

Getting rid of flies in your home is probably a priority. They are mostly a nuisance and quite obnoxious to be around. Knowing what they are generally attracted to also makes them a disgusting insect. Interesting Facts About Flies Being small in stature, houseflies usually only grow to a 1/4 of an inch long. Normally […]

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Ant Pest Control, Prevention & Management; Getting Rid of Nests in the Ground & House Before Ants do More Damage!

One of the most common household annoyances that homeowners come across are ants. They show up at different times every year looking for food, water and a place to call home. Ants are great scavengers and as they are so tiny; just a crumb to us is a meal to them. They are also very […]

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Mice and Cockroaches: Most Common Household Pests

Mice and Cockroaches in Your Home By the time you see mice and cockroaches in your home, you will have many more that you have not seen. They are not out in the open and most of them are smart enough to wait until it is dark and quiet to come out to look for […]

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Is it Better to Hire a Professional Pest Management Company to do your Pest Control?

If you have ever walked into the kitchen and come across a couple of cockroaches, string of ants or other pests, then you have probably considered professional pest management. The majority of pests and critters that are in an average house will hide and go unseen most of the time. They will stay hidden away […]

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