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Asian Giant Hornet (vespa mandarinia) aka “Murder Hornet”

May 13th, 2020|Rambo News|

The agricultural and pest control industries are always on the lookout for invasive species. Invasives, or nonnatives, or exotic species as they may be called, can disrupt the way of life for a native animal, insect, or plant populations. These nonnatives often become major agricultural and structural pests because there are no native predators to

Exterminator vs Pest Controller — a historical metamorphosis

December 19th, 2019|Rambo News|

by Luke Rambo For the past several centuries folks in my line of work were known as “Exterminators” and they wore that badge proudly.  After all, Exterminators were the first line of defense between the disease and destruction caused by pests and the rest of humanity.  In the early days of the Extermination business, the

Have You Noticed More Ants Than Normal This Spring?

May 20th, 2019|Rambo News|

You're 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 eggs

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

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

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