Rambo News

Have You Noticed More Ants Than Normal This Spring?

May 20th, 2019|Rambo News|

You are not alone if you noticed more ants this Spring! Aside from about 10 days in early February, we had a very mild winter across Western Washington.    Ants don't go into true dormancy in winter, instead, they enter a state of slowed metabolism called “diapause” during unfavorable weather patterns.  The queen(s) stops laying

An Introduction to Carpenter Ants

June 19th, 2018|Rambo News|

by Luke Rambo Of all the pests we deal with Carpenter Ants are the most interesting, at least according to me.  For one thing, they are large enough to visually follow along their trails.  If you see a trail during the daylight hours, come back at night with a flashlight and you will see

Spring has sprung, the ants are on the run!

April 24th, 2018|Rambo News|

Every year during the Spring season we receive a surge of calls from frustrated homeowners who are dealing with Ants. These calls range from Odorous House Ants, Moisture Ants and Carpenter Ants that stay active all year; to Thatch Ants, Pavement Ants, and others that mainly flourish throughout the Spring and Summer months. One

When Birds Become Pests

March 20th, 2018|Rambo News|

Everybody loves to watch birds fly around, and it is always a treat to find a nest in your backyard tree.  What do we do though when that nest is inside your house?  That is when these amazing creatures become a pest. Every year during the spring our office receives hundreds of calls for birds nesting

Announcing a newly redesigned website!

March 6th, 2018|Rambo News|

Pest Issues and Solutions This new website features easy-to-find information and photos about the most common pest issues and our solution to these problems. Some of the most popular pest issues the website covers are rodents, ants, stinging insects, and more. These topics can be found at https://rambopest.com/services/   Features Industry and Company News Checking this page often

G.I.V.E.S. Fundraiser Results

January 18th, 2018|Rambo News|

Our first attempt at a large scale fundraiser was a success!  Together with the help of our clients, friends, and families, we were able to raise over $3000 toward local charities!  After it was all said and done we raised $1689 through our incredibly generous client base, and after being matched by Rambo Total Pest

Kids at work, New techs, We’re Hiring!

May 10th, 2017|Rambo News|

Spring is in full swing and the pests and rodents are out and keeping us busy protecting you and your neighbors. We even brought in some young recruits to help out…well, at least for a day. But seriously, we have been expanding our staff to accommodate growth and better manage scheduling strategies. Take your

The Ants Are Coming!

April 1st, 2017|Rambo News|

The Ants Are Coming! Roses are red, violets are blue, she’s got ants and so do you This time of year, especially with the wet, wet, wet winter we’ve had, we can expect heavy ant pressure.  They could show up in new areas where they haven’t before, or in heavier numbers. Ants are social

We’ve made changes to help you!

March 15th, 2017|Rambo News|

This winter Rambo Total Pest Control implemented a new client portal and management system.  Our goal with this change is to free up significantly more time for receiving inbound calls and simplify the way we do business with our clients. The new business management system is called PestRoutes, and is built to handle all the

Be Cautious of Door-to-Door Salespeople

March 15th, 2017|Rambo News|

During the Spring and Summer there are numerous pest control companies which hire seasonal salespeople to go door-to-door selling pest control.  These people are usually not licensed for our line of work, but they are well trained on a number of high pressure, fear-based sales tactics.  They will not think twice about scaring their