Rat Control

Rat Control - Croach - Portland, OR - Brown Rat on White Background

Rat Control is a Collaborative Process Rat control from a professional pest control company is critical to resolving your rat infestation. While Croach® will get rid of your rats, we need your help to keep them away. Rodent Control Tips: Before Your Pest Control Inspection First, stay calm. Sharing your home with rats is gross […]

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The Dangerous Deer Mouse

Rodent Control - Croach - Kirkland, WA - Brown Deer Mouse

Cute and Potentially Lethal Deer mice are a subspecies of the New World Mouse, distant cousins of the house mouse and wharf rats. Small, they reach two to four inches, not including the tail. All deer mice have a bicolored tail, and a white underbelly and feet. The top of their body is ordinarily brown […]

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Rat Removal

Rat Removal - Rat Control - Croach - Portland, OR - Rat peeking out from bookcase

Rat Removal Croach® focuses on rat removal by applying rodent exclusion techniques as well as baiting and trapping. During your initial inspection, we will access your home’s interior and the garage. We do not place rat traps in the home, except in the most extreme cases. In fact, after your initial service, we work mostly […]

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Rat Extermination

Rat Extermination - Croach - Beaverton, OR - Brown Rat Sitting on Board

Rat Extermination and Control are Critical to Health and Home Integrity Rodent infestations are dangerous to your family’s health, the integrity of your house, and the local environment. Rats are nocturnal, timid creatures. If you see them, especially during the day, you likely have an infestation. Nobody wants to share their home with rodents. Why […]

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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 we wanted to share some of our “favorite” phobias with you. Have you heard of any of these? Acarophobia: Fear of insects that cause itching bites, such as […]

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Types of Ants

Croach Ant Control - Kirkland, WA - Fire Ant - Allegheny Mound Ant - Red with Black Abdomen

Get an overview of the types of ants that may be taking up residence in your home. We’ve summarized the most common as destructive, aggressive, or nuisance ants. Destructive Types of Ants Carpenter Ants Next to termites, carpenter ants are one of the most destructive insects in the northwest. Although carpenter ants do not eat […]

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These 4 Bugs are Really Good for Us

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Do you ever wonder why certain bugs and insects even exist? Like, what purpose could they possibly serve except to annoy us? Well, some bugs truly are beneficial to human beings and our world. Learn about four bugs we love and what purpose they serve in the ecosystem. Honey Bees Did you know that, without […]

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Fun Facts About Ants, Earwigs, and Praying Mantis

Croach Pest Control - Kirkland, WA - Green Praying Mantis

Do you love bugs? We do. Insects far outnumber humans and are critical to the existence of our world. A small segment of the insect population carry disease, pose health concerns, damage our crops or property, or cause other problems. Croach® steps in to help eliminate and prevent the little buggers from interfering in our […]

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The Amazing Dragonfly

Dragonfly - Insect Common Skimmer

There are approximately 2,875 discovered species of dragonflies in the world – about 315 in North America. Dragonflies are between one to five inches and come in many colors. They are not poisonous or venomous. They cannot sting you and they are not aggressive. If in rare circumstances, a dragonfly gets close to your skin […]

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More Pest Control Myths – What’s True and What’s Not!

Croach - Kirkland, WA - Wasp Pest Control Myth vs Truth

Over the years, we’ve heard just about every pest control myth you can imagine. With summer just around the corner, you may be wondering which stories are true and which are not. Read along as we separate the truth from the myth. Pest Control Myth vs Truth Myth: Cockroaches only live in unclean places. Truth: […]

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