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A Comprehensive Guide to Monthly Pest Prevention in the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest, with its lush green landscapes and mild climate, is a haven for diverse wildlife. Unfortunately, this includes a variety of pests that can invade homes, causing damage and health hazards. In this comprehensive guide, we will focus on the top pests in the region, namely ants, rats, mice, termites, wasps, and cockroaches.…

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Are There Government Programs In Washington To Help With Pest Control

In the beautiful state of Washington, lush landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and urban environments create an ideal habitat for a wide range of pests. From rodents to insects, these creatures can pose significant threats to public health, agriculture, and the environment. To address the challenges posed by pests, the government of Washington State has implemented various…

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How to Help Residents With Pest Control in Multi-Family Housing

Living in multi-family housing brings numerous benefits, including affordability and a sense of community. However, one challenge that residents often face is dealing with pests. The Pacific Northwest region is known for its unique environmental conditions that attract various pests. To maintain a pest-free environment in multi-family housing, it is crucial for residents to understand…

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How To Identify A Pacific NW Centipede And Are They Dangerous?

The Pacific Northwest (PNW) region of the United States is known for its diverse and unique wildlife. Among the fascinating creatures found in this area are centipedes, which can be both intriguing and intimidating to encounter. By understanding these remarkable arthropods better, you’ll be better equipped to appreciate their role in the ecosystem and coexist…

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Pest Control Myths and Misconceptions: Separating Fact from Fiction

Pest control in the Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washington area is an important aspect of maintaining a clean and safe living environment. However, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding pest control that can lead to ineffective or even harmful solutions. This article will explore some of the most common pest control myths and misconceptions,…

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The Top 5 Pests To Watch Out For In Vancouver, WA This Spring

Spring is the time of year when pests start to become active after a long, cold winter. In Vancouver WA in the Pacific Northwest, there are a few common pests that homeowners and gardeners should be on the lookout for. These pests can cause damage to property, spread disease, and be a nuisance to those…

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5 Most Common Fall Pests In Vancouver Washington

The fall season is not without its share of pests. On the contrary, fall is a busy time for certain pests as they sense the winter season approaching. If you notice an increase in pest activity around your home or business it could be any of these most common fall pests in Vancouver Washington. Ants…

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Are Bed Bugs A Problem In Washington State

Are Bed Bugs A Problem In Washington State

Bed bugs are the most requested service we encounter here at Pestlock in Vancouver Washington. They are the most common species to feed on humans and can be found anywhere whether it’s households, apartments, hotels, or rental units.  The Most Common Signs You Have Bed Bugs The most common signs of bed bugs will most…

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Tick Related Lyme Disease Is On The Rise In Clark County Washington

The most common disease transmitted to humans through another species is Lyme disease. With reports of deer ticks being confirmed it has people wondering if Lyme disease will become a problem for people living within Clark County. For years there have only been reports of less than two cases but last year there were already…

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