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How to Get Rid of Ants in Bedroom
How to Get Rid of Ants in Bedroom

Sometimes ants show up when and where we least expect it. Here are some tips on how to get rid of ants in bedroom.   Apple Cider Vinegar A natural solution that many people have used contains equal parts water and apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle. You simply spray the ant trail with...

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How to Get Rid of Spiders
How to Get Rid of Spiders

Spiders can be quite the nuisance, and that’s why we are here to help! Here are some tips on how to get rid of spiders. Seal up holes in home The main reasons spiders sneak their way into your home is through cracks and crevices left opened around your home. To prevent more spiders from

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Stephen Rollins
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Stephen Rollins

Written by Stephen Rollins     A typical day as a route manager with Insight involves talking to a lot of people. People, who may not necessarily be excited to talk to you. We usually run into people doing everything you can imagine; working from home, cooking and sometimes they’re...

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How to Get Rid of Black Ants
How to Get Rid of Black Ants

Our Route Managers at Insight Pest Solutions mostly hear complaints about little black ants taking over their home. That is why we are giving you some tips on how to get rid of black ants in your home.   Locate points of entry The first step in getting rid of black ants in your home

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How to Kill Sugar Ants
How to Kill Sugar Ants

Sugar ants are small, but can be very bothersome. Here are some tips on how to kill sugar ants before Insight comes in and gets rid of them permanently.   Figure out entry points The reason why you sometimes find sugar ants in your home is because of the entry points they find around the...

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How to Prevent Fleas
How to Prevent Fleas

When it gets warm outside, it’s easier for your pets to carry in fleas with them or other pests. Here are some tips on how to prevent fleas, so you don’t have to worry about these pests this summer.     Keep yard flea free The number one thing you should start with when actively

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Matt Suchanski
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Matt Suchanski

Written by Matt Suchanski     My name is Matt Suchanski. I’m the guy you might see walking around the neighborhood every now and then talking about the bugs and how we can take care of them for you while we’re in the neighborhood.   My days are all pretty similar, I wake up, make...

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4 Most Common Wasps in the PNW
4 Most Common Wasps in the PNW

Wasps are definitely a nuisance in the Pacific Northwest during the summer. Here are the common types of wasps in this area that you can watch out for.   Yellowjackets What they are: Yellowjackets are the most common seen species out of the four of these. They are extremely defensive when...

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4 Types of Ants You Might See in the PNW
4 Types of Ants You Might See in the PNW

Ants; the pest that you just can’t seem to shake. Here are 4 types of ants you might see in the PNW, what they look like and how to prevent them from coming in your home. Sugar Ants (Odorous House) What they look like: Female and male sugar ants look different from each other. Female

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How to Eliminate Bed Bugs
How to Eliminate Bed Bugs

Eliminating bed bugs can be really difficult and bothersome. Although the most effective way to get rid of bed bugs completely is to contact pest control professionals, here are some tips on how to eliminate bed bugs naturally that you can try. Steam cleaning Steam cleaning has been proven to...

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Bryce Nichols
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Bryce Nichols

Written by Bryce Nichols     A typical sales day for me is bitter sweet. I’ve found that the best thing is to stay positive. However, you always run into the occasional person that is not as pleased to see you as you are to see them. In that moment for me it is make

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How to Get Rid of Flying Ants
How to Get Rid of Flying Ants

The words flying and ant should never be used in the same sentence. Unfortunately, they often are and that’s where these tips come in handy. Here are some tips on how to get rid of flying ants naturally. Natural Peppermint Spray If you take peppermint oil and mix it with water and dish...

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How to Get Rid of Fire Ants
How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

Fire ants can be quite scary to deal with, especially with their painful sting. Here are some tips on how to get rid of fire ants. Contact Insight The first crucial step to ridding your yard of fire ants would be to contact a professional pest control service like Insight Pest Solutions. This...

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Matt Bertolli
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Matt Bertolli

Written by Matt Bertolli     Working as a Route Manager is not the easiest job in the world but it’s definitely rewarding. It’s a job that best describes the phrase work hard play hard. I can think of the two days that stand out to me most while working this job.   My best

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How to Get Rid of Moisture Ants
How to Get Rid of Moisture Ants

Living in the Pacific Northwest, moisture is definitely a legitimate concern. This then can increase the risk of moisture ants infesting your home. Here are some tips on how to get rid of moisture ants in your home. 1. Identify moist areas Most likely you will start spotting moisture ants around...

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How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen
How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

Ants; the most common pest but definitely not the least annoying. There are usually a few reasons why you could be seeing them in your kitchen. These reasons include freestanding water, the time of year and the food and crumbs left out. Knowing this, here are some tips on how to get rid of ants...

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4 Fun Facts About Silverfish
4 Fun Facts About Silverfish

Silverfish are some interesting insects. Not only do they look a lot different than most, but they’re also very different in other ways as well. Here are some interesting facts about the unique insect. They are ancient Silverfish are one of the oldest insects in the world having inhabited...

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How to Get Rid of Rats and Mice
How to Get Rid of Rats and Mice

Rats and mice; a nuisance that is hard to get rid of. Here are some tips on how to get rid of rats and mice in your home. 1. Contact Insight Pest Solutions The first step you must take if you start noticing a problem with rats or mice is to call a local pest

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4 Mosquito Myths Debunked
4 Mosquito Myths Debunked

Did you know that it doesn’t matter what type of skin you have or what type of blood you have? You could still get bitten by a mosquito. Here are some common myths about mosquitoes debunked. MYTH: Mosquitoes prefer certain blood types FACT: Often people have assumed that mosquitoes like...

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Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites this Fourth of July
Ways to Prevent Mosquito Bites this Fourth of July

Fireworks, freedom, hot dogs, soda and family. The Fourth of July is full of fun festivities. However, they aren’t so fun when you wake up the next day with your body covered in mosquito bites. Here are some ways to prevent getting bitten by this bothersome insect this Fourth of July. DEET If...

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How to Kill Termites
How to Kill Termites

Termites can ruin your home and make life way more difficult. That is why we’re here. We are here to get rid of them, so that you don’t have to deal with them. In this article, we will talk about how to kill termites, but also, what the main types of termites are and how

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How to Kill Ants Outside
How to Kill Ants Outside

You might think you don’t have ant problems until you see them outside your home. It’s important to treat the ants around the exterior of your home, so they don’t make their way into your home. Here are some tips on how to kill ants outside your home. Contact Insight for...

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How to Prevent Bed Bugs
How to Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs; a nuisance that are almost impossible to get rid of. In fact, the best way to get rid of them is often to prevent them in the first place. In this article, we will go over ways on how to prevent bed bugs before they become an issue.   Check secondhand furniture Before

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How to Get Rid of Spiders
How to Get Rid of Spiders

The weather is getting warmer which means spiders will start popping up soon. Because of this, we must be prepared. The most effective way of getting rid of spiders here in the Pacific Northwest is to use a pest control company to knock them out for you. However, here are some more natural home...

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Corban Lunt
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Corban Lunt

Written by Corban Lunt   What does a day in the life of a route manager look like? Well I pretty much have the morning to do whatever I need to do for myself then by 1 pm I head out to start knocking on doors and talking with customers.   Most days, I keep

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How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally
How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

The ants come marching one by one, and you need to be ready for if that happens. Although at Insight we recommend our eco-friendly products to get rid of ants, there are some natural home remedies that prevent some of the ants. Here are tips on how to get rid of ants naturally. *Most of

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How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes This Summer
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes This Summer

Sometimes it feels like summer is just one giant mosquito bite. Here are some tips on how to get rid of mosquitoes and not get bitten as much, so you can enjoy the outdoors more. 1. Eliminate areas of water around the home. If you notice any areas around your home that is collecting water,

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How to Keep Your Home Bug Free in Between Services
How to Keep Your Home Bug Free in Between Services

Using our products will get rid of all of the bugs and pests in your home. However, here are some tips you can follow so your home will completely withstand pests in between services. 1. Let us know if you see any and we will provide free re-services With Insight Pest Solutions, we come to

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How to Treat A Spider Bite at Home
How to Treat A Spider Bite at Home

It’s getting warm outside which means the spiders are coming out to play. Be prepared with this list of spider bite remedies. 1. Ice and elevate Why it helps: When you get bitten by a spider, it will most likely swell. That is where the ice comes in. Icing an area on your body will

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How to Get Rid of Mice
How to Get Rid of Mice

When you see mice in your home, the first step is to call Insight Pest Solutions in order to get professional help to keep them out. However, here are some tips on how to get rid of mice temporarily in between the time you call us and the time we get there. 1. Recognize their

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A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Joshua Knutson
A Day in the Life of A Route Manager – Joshua Knutson

Written by Joshua Knutson   The day to day life of a route manager for Insight Pest Solutions can be very boring to be honest. Logistically if you look at it, you repeat the same phrase over and over again, deal with the same questions, and the same doors getting slammed in your face...

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How to Get Rid of Cockroaches
How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Cockroaches can be bothersome and gross. In this article, we will talk about the different types of cockroaches you will see and how to get rid of cockroaches or help us before we can come in and exterminate them for you.   There are two types of cockroaches you are most likely to see here...

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What to Do If a Tick Bites You
What to Do If a Tick Bites You

Tick bites; irritating and annoying. When a tick bites you, it is very hard to remove the tick in order to start the healing process. However, it is important to know what to do in this situation because you can contract many types of diseases from this bothersome creature. Here are some tips on...

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How to Get Rid of Lice
How to Get Rid of Lice

Lice; an epidemic that spreads like wildfire. It’s so easy to get lice, however, very hard to get rid of. Here are some tips on how to get rid of lice in the home and on the head.   1. Use Tea Tree Oil Tea Tree Oil does not work as a standalone lice treatment.

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How to Get Rid of Sugar Ants
How to Get Rid of Sugar Ants

Sugar ants; so tiny yet so bothersome. Here is a list of tips on how to get rid of sugar ants before and in between your pest control services.   1. Keep your floors clean. Sugar ants like sugar. It’s in their name, so it’s true. They are looking for whatever food or water they...

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Easy Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites
Easy Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

As summer approaches, so do the mosquitoes. With mosquitoes comes bites, itching and irritation. The only way mosquito season can easier is knowing the most effective remedies for bites. Of course, remember to wear bug spray as well. However, here are some easy home mosquito remedies that will...

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How to Identify the Most Common Bees And Wasps
How to Identify the Most Common Bees And Wasps

Now that summer is coming, the bees and wasps are starting to make their appearance. It is important to know more about the most common types in Washington. Here are the 2 most common bees and the two most common wasps in our state.   Bees Bees go from flower to flower feeding on pollen

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How to Get Rid of Fleas on Your Pet
How to Get Rid of Fleas on Your Pet

Irritated and red skin, constant itching and biting at the infected area are all signs of fleas on your animal. The sad part is when your pet has fleas, they cannot communicate the pain to you through our language. That is why it is important to know the signs and to know how to get

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A Day in the Life of a Route Manager – Austin Brown
A Day in the Life of a Route Manager – Austin Brown

Written by Austin Brown   My name is Austin Brown. I was born and raised here in Federal Way, and I am currently working on earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering. This summer I decided to come home for my break and work with the awesome team at Insight Pest Solutions. We have a great...

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How to Get Rid of Ants Before Our Techs Get There
How to Get Rid of Ants Before Our Techs Get There

Seeing ants in your kitchen but don’t know what to do until our technicians can get there? Here are some tips on how to get rid of ants temporarily in the meantime.     1. Do NOT leave freestanding water in your kitchen. If you have an ant problem or have had one in the

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Pests You Will See in Your Home This Year
Pests You Will See in Your Home This Year

Now that it’s getting warm, the pests will start to show up in your home. It’s important to know how to identify the pests in order to get the treatment needed. Here are some pests you might see in your home this summer. Carpenter Ants Where they can be found: This type of ant is

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Rats
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Rats

Rats: a nuisance in your home and a nuisance overall. However, do you really know much about them and who they are? Here are 5 fun facts you didn’t know about rats. 1. Rats Reproduce like CRAZY A rat can have up to 12 babies in one litter. Rats can have one litter a month.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Stink Bugs
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Stink Bugs

We all love spring until we realize all the bugs that come out from hibernation once it starts to warm up. One of these bugs can be recognized by their odorous smell; the stink bug. They come out and start to stink up your season. However, here are some facts on how to get rid

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5 Tips on How to Treat a Wasp Sting
5 Tips on How to Treat a Wasp Sting

Summer time is great and all, but when the wasps start coming out, it isn’t as fun anymore. Here are 5 tips and tricks on how to treat a wasp sting in the comfort of your own home.     1. Vinegar Why it helps: Wasp stings are less acidic as bee stings and have

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A Day in the Life of a Route Manager – Noah Vaughn
A Day in the Life of a Route Manager – Noah Vaughn

Written by Noah Vaughn   My life as a sales representative for Insight Pest Solutions begins with an early alarm ringing in my ears. I am gripped through that fog of subconsciousness and wake up around 7 am. I rise out of bed, get a nice stretch in and peer out my window at the

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs
How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

How to Inspect for Bed Bugs You might have thousands of uninvited guests living in your mattress, causing you sleeplessness, all kinds of itchy skin problems and just being a disgusting nuisance. The question is how to get rid of bed bugs. If you suspect you have bedbugs, inspect areas you think...

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How to Get Rid of Ants
How to Get Rid of Ants

So, you have ants. You may be wondering how you got them in the first place. More importantly, you want to know how to get rid of ants. We have you covered! The Background of House Ants Odorous House Ants (often known as sugar ants) are a social insect. Each colony has multiple queens and

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How to Get Rid of Rats and Mice
How to Get Rid of Rats and Mice

We have been doing pest control for over eight years, and we can confidently say it is a widespread problem to have rats and mice in Washington and Oregon. If you have seen a rat or mouse creeping around your home we need to be thinking rodent control quickly. Today we will answer two of

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Eliminating Ant Invasions in Your Home!
Eliminating Ant Invasions in Your Home!

Think about this for a moment… you go into your kitchen to clean the dishes after dinner. As you’re moving utensils and dishes around you find swarms of ants over everything! They get on your hands and are crawling all around. You rush to the closet to grab the store brand ant-be-gone and...

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The Oregon State Fair and Exposition
The Oregon State Fair and Exposition

About The Oregon State Fair and Exposition is the oldest known fair in Oregon State today. It is the official fair and exposition of Oregon. Scheduled between August and September each year in northern Salem. The fairgrounds cover over 185 acres. The Oregon State Fair and Exposition started...

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Kerry Park
Kerry Park

Located in Seattle, Washington, Kerry Park is a wonderful tourist attraction with amazing views of the surrounding area. It is a mere 1.26-acre park located on the southern slope of the Queen Anne Hill. The park itself is a contribution from Mr. Albert Kerry and his wife, they donated the park...

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Pacific Bonsai Museum
Pacific Bonsai Museum

Introduction The Pacific bonsai museum is composed of a vast collection of trees gathered from Pacific Rim nations. Bonsai is a Japanese art in which small trees are cultivated to take on the form of mature and fully formed trees. These small trees are produced in containers and are made to...

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Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens
Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens

Introduction Washington Park is a public park in Seattle, Washington. It was created as a result of the collaboration of the University of Washington, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the nonprofit Arboretum Foundation. The Arboretum portion of Washington Park is owned by the University of...

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Point Defiance Zoo And Aquarium
Point Defiance Zoo And Aquarium

Introduction The point defiance zoo and aquarium is stationed in Tacoma, Washington and is owned by the Metro Parks, Tacoma. There are over 9000 animals of over 367 animal species. The zoo also has quite some red wolves as they were actively involved in the preservation of the species at a point...

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The University of Puget Sound
The University of Puget Sound

History The University of Puget Sound is a private university located in Tacoma, Washington. It was founded in the year 1888 by a Methodist church. There were various deliberations on where the University should be situated, either in Tacoma or in Port Townsend. The college was initially moved...

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Seattle Chinatown International District
Seattle Chinatown International District

Introduction The Chinatown-International District (C-ID) of Seattle, Washington is the heart of Seattle’s Asian American community. It was established in 1999 due to influence from Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon neighborhoods. Although a large percentage of the area’s residents are...

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LeMay – America’s Car Museum
LeMay – America’s Car Museum

About LeMay – America’s Car Museum is believed to be one of oldest and best car museums in the USA today. It is located in Tacoma, Washington. The bulk of the museums’ collections were donated from the largest private automotive collections in the world. LeMay America’s Car...

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Wild Waves Theme and Water Park
Wild Waves Theme and Water Park

Introduction This amusement park and water park is located in Federal way, Washington state. Located only a few miles away from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport It was first opened in the year 1977 by Byron Betts. At first, this park occupied about 10 acres of land and contained only six...

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Seattle Aquarium

History Seattle Aquarium was opened in the year 1977 and is located in Seattle, Washington. Until 2010, the aquarium was owned and controlled by both the City of Seattle and the Department of Parks and Recreation. In the year 2010, a non-profit organization known as the Seattle Aquarium Society...

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Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Seattle Tacoma International Airport

Introduction Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is the main airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area Washington state including Federal Way. It is the largest airport in the Northwest region of North America and is located about 13 miles south of Seattle. The Sea-Tac airport is...

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