Independent Pest Solutions Blog

Keep up-to-date on bug invasions by season, get advice, find tips, and helpful hints to keep your home critter -free throughout all seasons.

Autumn is upon us

With the undeniably cooler, wetter weather of fall, we all have a tendency to spend more time indoors keeping out of the damp chill reminding us that winter is on the way.  Unfortunately, rodents feel the same way, maybe even more so based on the fact that they are...

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The biological potential of rodents

A family of six mice can multiply into a family of 60 mice in three months. A single female can produce five to 10 litters annually, each litter consisting of five to six young, who are then able to reproduce within 30 days. You can learn more...

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Bedbugs, unwanted guests

With everyone settling back into a routine, back to school, college, or real work schedules, hopefully, everyone brought back another pile of wonderful summertime memories with family, friends, and adventures abroad.  That being said, some have inadvertently brought...

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Fleas got you down?

With the insect season in full swing, we are seeing fleas emerging in well above average force.  Fleas have some unique qualities that make their control challenging.  The pupal stage (egg-larva-pupa-adult) is their most protected stage, they are in essence “dug in”. ...

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Bed Bug Awareness Week

The Professional Pest Management Association marked June 7th through 13thBed Bug Awareness week focusing on educating consumers about prevention and detection.  

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Stinging Insects

With our second mild winter in a row and an early spring, the stinging insects are emerging rampantly across western Washington.  Keep an eye out for wasps and hornets. Call Independent Pest Solutions at the first sign of a nest.  Whether they are little under eave...

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