Brrrrr-inging the Pests? Late January Critter Concerns in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, and Beyond!
by
Joe Bunt
Jan 26
Mice

As the frost settles and we huddle indoors, seeking warmth and comfort in Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, and the surrounding areas, we often forget that for some unwanted houseguests, January is prime time. While the allure of a cozy home draws us in, it also beckons critters seeking refuge from the harsh winter. So, before you settle in for another mug of hot cocoa, let's take a look at some common pest issues that can crop up in late January, right here in our corner of the Inland Northwest.

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Winter Pest Control Strategies for Post Falls, Idaho and Spokane Areas
by
Joe Bunt
Nov 27
Spiders

As winter approaches, residents in Post Falls, Idaho, and the Spokane areas need to be particularly vigilant about pest control. This blog delves into the unique pest control challenges faced during the colder months in these regions, highlighting the common pests such as rodents, spiders, and overwintering insects. We provide essential tips on how to fortify your home against these winter intruders and discuss the importance of professional pest control services to effectively manage these issues. This comprehensive guide is tailored to address the specific pest control needs of people living in Post Falls, Idaho, and Spokane, ensuring a pest-free winter season.

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Policy Reminder
by
Joe Bunt
Oct 26
NEWS

Should you choose to skip a service appointment, it's essential to be aware that your warranty coverage will be adjusted. In this case, your warranty will extend for 30 days following each completed service. This adjusted warranty period will remain in effect until you've accumulated an average of 4 services within a 12-month period once again.

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The Advantage of Local Pest Control Operators: Keeping Spiders and Ants at Bay in Post Falls and Spokane
by
Joe Bunt
Jun 22
Spiders

Living in Post Falls or Spokane means being surrounded by beautiful landscapes, lush gardens, and an abundance of nature. However, along with the natural beauty, comes the unwelcome presence of pests such as spiders and ants. When these creepy crawlers invade your home or business, it's crucial to have a reliable pest control operator nearby. In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of choosing a local pest control operator, specifically focusing on the areas of Post Falls and Spokane. So, let's explore how having a local pest control expert can help you reclaim your space and ensure a pest-free environment.

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Pest concerns in homes and how to prevent them
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 3
Ants

As the winter season slowly draws to a close, it’s important to keep in mind that pests can still pose a threat to your home during these late winter months. With the fluctuating temperatures and increased humidity, many pests that have been dormant during the colder months may become active again and start to infest your home. Here are some common late winter pest concerns in homes and how to prevent them.

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Why Doing Pest Control Yourself is the Ultimate Marriage Killer (and How Crosstown Can Save the Day!)
by
Joe Bunt
Feb 8
NEWS

Do-it-yourself pest control might seem like a cheap and easy solution, but let's face it, it's just not worth the hassle. Not only are you putting yourself at risk by handling hazardous chemicals, but you're also exposing yourself to the risk of a failed attempt. And let's be real, nobody wants to come home to a house full of roaches because you mixed the wrong combination of bug spray.

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Spring is here, and with it come the pests!
by
Joe Bunt
Feb 7
Spiders

Spring is here, and with it come the pests! As the weather starts to warm up, insects and other creepy crawlies come out of hiding and start looking for a new home. While it's natural to feel a little creeped out by these pests, there are steps you can take to prevent them from taking up residence in your home.

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Will Pest Control Get Rid of Snakes?
by
Eric Uptain
Jan 9
NEWS

Snakes are an unwelcome sight in the garden, but they can also be found in homes and yards. If you've got a snake problem, it's best to hire a professional to get rid of them. However, before calling a pest control expert or snake removal service, there are some things you can do yourself that may help discourage snakes from coming onto your property.

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Pest Control and Lawn Care
by
Eric Uptain
Jan 6
NEWS

Your lawn is the first thing your guests will see when they come to your home, and it's important to keep it looking its best. A healthy lawn can also help reduce soil erosion, prevent runoff and flooding, and provide a habitat for local wildlife. However, if you don't take care of your lawn, pests can invade and cause damage that takes months or even years to fix. Luckily, there are plenty of eco-friendly pest control methods available so you don't have to harm the environment or spend tons of money on pesticides.

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Will Pest Control Get Rid of Ants?
by
Eric Uptain
Jan 2
Ants

If you have ants in your house, it's important to get rid of them. Not only can they be annoying and destructive, but some species carry dangerous diseases that could affect humans and animals alike. Ants are one of the most common pests that homeowners deal with, so we thought we'd help you find out if pest control will work for your ant problem.

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How Pest Control Works
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 29
NEWS

Pest control is one of the most common services that people need for house maintenance. Even if you have never had a problem with pests, it's always a good idea to be prepared for when they eventually do show up. This means making sure that you have the right kind of pest control in place at all times.

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Will Pest Control Get Rid Of Roaches?
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 23
Cockroaches

Roaches are nasty little creatures. They're dirty, they're gross, and they always seem to show up when you least expect them. Roaches can be found in any home, apartment or condo building. If you have roaches, then you probably want to get rid of them as soon as possible! But is there such a thing as professional roach control? Do pest control services really get rid of roaches, or are they just trying to sell you something that won't work?

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Pest Control vs DIY
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 19

Pests can be very interesting and fun to learn about outside of the home, but when they decide to invade your living area it's a totally different story. It's pretty universal that no one likes pests in their home but how to get rid of them is the real question. This article will help you decide if DIY pest control is the right way to go or if it is time to call in some professional help.

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Will Pest Control Get Rid Of Fleas?
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 15
Fleas

We all know that fleas are the bane of our existence. They love to nestle in our homes, taking up residence on our pets, and making us miserable in the process. We've all tried to get rid of them before, but it can be tough! So many people ask if pest control can help get rid of fleas for good—and the answer is yes!

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Why Pest Control Is Important
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 12
NEWS

It's estimated that there are 200 million insects for every human on the earth! There is just no way around the fact that pests will always be around, therefore, pest control is a very important part of your life. Pests can cause structural damage to your home or office, contaminate your food supply, transmit diseases to your family and even cause you to lose sleep. Don't let pests ruin your property or health; protect yourself by working with a pest control professional today!

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Pest Control vs Exterminators
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 9
NEWS

There is nothing worse than pests taking over your home. It's even worse when they're so sophisticated that you can't get rid of them yourself or find a solution online. Whether you're dealing with termites, mice, or roaches, I know what it's like to want them gone and now! But the good news is that there are ways to control pests without having to call an exterminator. In fact, sometimes pest control can be cheaper than hiring an exterminator—but only if you know what kind of problem you have on your hands first! Figure out what your specific pest is. It is important to recognize pests and find out how they became a problem before you decide how to get rid of them. For example, if you wanted to get rid of ants, you should first figure out whether or not the ants are indoor or outdoor and what kind of ants they are. There are many different kinds of ants and each has its own way of entering your home. It is always important that you know exactly what kind of pest you have before calling an expert.

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Will Pest control get rid of Spiders?
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 5
Spiders

Spiders are often pests for homeowners. They can build webs in your home, which is unsightly, and they also bite people if they get too close to their webs. Spiders are helpful creatures because they eat insects, but some spiders are poisonous to humans so it is important to get rid of them from your house as soon as possible.

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Are Pest Control Companies worth it?
by
Eric Uptain
Dec 2
NEWS

When considering pest control, there are a few things you should consider. Whether you choose a company or choose a DIY method around your home, a few things come to mind when someone uses the phrase “pest control”

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Will pest control get rid of Mice?
by
Joe Bunt
Nov 29
Mice

Ask yourself, what attracts mice to my home? There are several reasons. Food, for instance, is there a source of food for the mice that are available? Cleaning up after a meal and sweeping crumbs from the counter to the floor might not be the best way to go about things. Cleaning your home on a regular basis can take away one of the main rodent attractions to your property.

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Spring Pest Control: Things to know
by
Ben Burkhardt
Feb 25
NEWS

Now it may not feel like it with snow still on the ground, but spring is indeed right around the corner here in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene area, and with the warmer temperatures come to an increase of pesky critters trying to move into your home.

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Pest Control Near Me
by
Joe Bunt
Jan 12
NEWS

We've found that some pretty terrible companies try to really hide their bad reviews by buying or creating fake reviews so that they have so many that you can't see their bad ones. Here are a few tips on how to really know who the great companies are and how not to get tricked into just hiring the cheapest or best salesman.

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How to Choose A Pest Control Company:
by
Joe Bunt
Dec 28
NEWS

Nobody likes seeing a scary spider in the corner of their brand-new house. In fact, spiders are the number one pest control concern for many homeowners. So, what should you do when it comes time to hire a pest control company? 

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Is there anything you can eat in your house that pests won't eat?
by
Joe Bunt
Nov 4
NEWS

No matter how clean you think your house is, pests will always find a way to eat what's in your home. Whether it be crumbs between the couch cushions or that old bag of chips...

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Voles in the yard?
by
Joe Bunt
May 13
Mice

Voles (also known as the field mouse or meadow mouse, not to be confused with moles), despite looking cute and bearing resemblance to certain loveable cartoon characters, are mischievous little runts that would love nothing more than to tear up your yard that you worked so hard on. Their propensity for devouring vegetation, including root systems, combined with their rampant reproduction rates (a vole couple can produce 100 baby voles in a year) makes them a formidable opponent to your healthy, beautiful landscape.

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How To Get Rid Of Ants
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 4
Ants

It's the time of year that ants start popping up everywhere. The yard, the kitchen, the bathroom. Everywhere you look it seems to be that ants are making an appearance.

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Valentine's Day Pest Inspiration
by
Joe Bunt
Feb 14
NEWS

We've compiled some of the best pest themed Valentines Day stuff from across the web because when it comes to Valentines day nothing says I love you quite like spiders and mice.

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Cost Of Pest Control
by
Joe Bunt
Feb 6
NEWS

How much? Thats the number one thing we get asked. While its always hard to determine the exact cost of a pest control project we've developed a calculator that is pretty accurate. This calculator will determine an approximate price for your first visit, normally a little more expensive because of existing pest issues, and also an ongoing price based on the size of your home. Like most things preventing pests is always less expensive than having to eradicate them completely each time.

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We're Looking To Grow
by
Joe Bunt
Feb 5
NEWS

The most important characteristic of our team is that we love to help our customers. Crosstown is a place where we make complex pest issues go away in-order to give our customers peace of mind. Our job is to help. Team members treat our customers like they are working at their grandma's house. Team members are excellent communicators with charming personalities that are able to explain complicated pest issues in a simple manner. We measure our success in swiftness, accuracy, clarity, and the number of exclamation points we receive in reviews. 

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Identifying Mouse & Vole Activity
by
Joe Bunt
Jan 20
Mice

In Spokane, Post Falls, and Coeur d'Alene we see a big increase in mouse and vole activity as we begin to come out of winter. Crosstown Pest gets lots of phone calls asking about "the lines in my yard" or mouse droppings in the garden shed from customers all over the area.

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Pest Control Coeur d'Alene
by
Joe Bunt
May 28
NEWS

Pest Control in Coeur d'Alene is really important to make sure you maintain a bug and pest free home and yard.

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Exterminator and Pest Control
by
Joe Bunt
Apr 6
NEWS

Chances are you've had a pest in your home. If you weren't able to get rid of a pest in your home by yourself you probably called an exterminator.

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Mouse Exclusion with Vents and Foam
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 9
Mice

It was first noticed because some of the insulation under the home had fallen down and there were droppings and bird seed spread throughout the crawl space.

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90 Day Warranty & 100% Guarantee
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 7
NEWS

We are the only company in the area that offers a 90-day warranty on every service we perform.

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Spring Cleaning For Pest Prevention
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 6
NEWS

A few handy tips to help keep your home pest free this Spring.

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Ants In My House In The Winter
by
Joe Bunt
Mar 5
Ants

Baits are better than sprays because they may be more effective at controlling ants. A lot of people use chemicals to get rid of their pesky ant problem, but this can actually make matters worse in some cases; Baits work much differently and will provide an easy way for you to control these pests without any harmful side effects!

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What Do Mice Eat
by
Joe Bunt
Dec 20
Mice

Mice have voracious appetites. They eat around 15 to 20 times per day,

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How This Idahoan is Changing The Pest Control Industry
by
Joe Bunt
Dec 16
NEWS

The pest control industry is built on big contracts with big initial services and huge cancellation fees.

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Spider Infestation Takes Over Family's Home
by
Joe Bunt
Dec 15
Spiders

This family found Hobo Spiders, Wolf Spiders and even a few Black Widows just hanging around there home. The Savage family was over run with hundreds of spiders when they moved into their new home.

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A Mouse in Your House
by
Joe Bunt
Dec 14
Mice

Mice are probably the number one thing I get calls for in the winter months. Just like us they don't like spending the winters out in the cold.

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