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How to Treat a Spider Bite

In our last blog post, we discussed in detail signs that you’ve been bitten by a spider. In this blog post, we’ll dive into how to treat a spider bite in the event you or someone else is bitten. PestLock specializes in residential and commercial spider control services, as well as other pest control services.…

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Signs You’ve Been Bitten by a Spider

We’ve been examining stinging insects here on our blog, specifically the signs that you’ve been stung and the remedies of a bee sting. However, stinging insects are not the only insects harmful to humans. Spiders can be harmful as well, especially if they are poisonous ones. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some…

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How to Treat a Bee Sting

In our last blog post, we discussed the signs that you met a stinging insect, and it won — you suffered an insect sting, most likely from a bee. In this blog post, we’ll discuss treatment options for your insect sting. PestLock offers both residential and commercial pest control services to help you get rid…

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Signs You’ve Been Stung by an Insect

Spring and summer are wonderful times of years. The weather is warm and inviting, and there is so much to see and do in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Most of us love to spend time outdoors; however, we’re not the only ones enjoying the warm weather. Stinging insects, such as bees, wasps, and hornets are…

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Prevent an Office Ant Infestation

A survey once found that more than 80% of offices visited by pest control professionals had ant problems. While innocuous as individuals, ants as part of a local colony can cause problems for business owners and employees alike if they settle into your office building. An infestation is undoubtedly cause for concern, and often triggers…

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Your Spring Pest Control Checklist

The temperatures are rising again, and the world outside is coming back to life! Unfortunately, that means that a lot of your least favorite Pacific Northwest pests are also becoming more active. A few preventative steps can help make your spring more enjoyable, so in today’s blog, the PestLock team is sharing a few recommendations…

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Signs of Spring Pests

The key to enjoying a pest-free home in any season is catching an infestation early and turning to the experts. This spring, as you’re cleaning out your home from the dust and dreariness of winter, keep an eye out, and you may be able to avoid the consequences of a pest infestation like illness or…

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How to Spot a Rodent Infestation

The colder months will chase some pests away, but for others, it only gives them more motivation to move into your home or business. In fact, a survey by the National Pest Management Association showed that almost half of all rodent infestations take place during the fall or winter. Because mice and rats are good…

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Your Winter Pest Control Checklist

When the temperatures dip and the rain starts turning to snow, you may think that you’re safe from pests from the season. Unfortunately, the experts at PestLock know that’s far from true. Some pests do hibernate at this time of year, like the stinging insects we help Portland residents handle, but plenty more are still…

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