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How are Wasps and Yellowjackets Different?
Did you know that all yellowjackets are wasps but not all wasps are yellowjackets? At a glance, all stinging insects look the same, but there are over 30,000 different wasp
How to Have a Pest-Free BBQ
Summer is the perfect time of year to host backyard barbecues. To keep your grilling and socializing fun and pest-free, keep these following tips in mind from Pioneer Pest Management.
Keep Starlings From Nesting in Your Home
The Pacific Northwest is a mecca for Starlings. These birds typically emerge in the spring and are arguably the most disliked nuisance bird in North America. In addition to being
Your Guide to Mosquito Prevention
The temperatures are warming up and the days are getting longer. Unfortunately, this means the return of mosquitoes is right around the corner. These pests are more than just a
What You Need to Know About Mason Bees
There is a lot of buzz going around about mason bees. This small bee species typically emerges in early spring and is unlike other bees out there. Since we get
Flea Prevention Tips for Spring
Spring is in the air! With warmer temperatures and longer days, you and your pet may be excited to spend more time outdoors. But, warmer weather also means the return
How to Prevent Spiders This Spring
Find a spider in your home? It’s not uncommon this time of year to encounter a spider. With the weather warming up and the days becoming longer, these small eight-legged
4 Common Ants in the Pacific Northwest
Finding an ant in your home isn’t uncommon. Ants are the number one nuisance pest in America but with so many ant species, figuring out which one you’re dealing with
The Differences Between Termites and Carpenter Ants
Termites and carpenter ants have a few things in common: they’re both about the same size, they mate in the spring, and they share a love of wood. But, they
Keeping Odorous House Ants Out!
Odorous house ants are a very common pest in the Pacific Northwest. They can be identified by their black or dark-brown bodies and by their odor—a rotten, coconut-smelling stench that
5 Rodent Prevention Tips
Winter is a time of year when no one wants to be left outside in the cold, especially rodents. In fact, it’s estimated that rodents invade around 21 million homes
Horrific Realities of Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are notorious little pests. Although they don’t cause any real harm, they sure make our skin crawl. Once they’ve invaded your home, they’ll infest your bed, your pet’s