1. 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’l…Read More

  2. 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…Read More

  3. 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 ho…Read More

  4. 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…Read More

  5. 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, b…Read More

  6. Five Common Fall Pests in the Pacific Northwest

    With temperatures hovering in the 60s and the leaves changing on the trees, it’s official: fall has arrived in Portland. While this is a beautiful time of year in the Pacific Northwest, there are a few pests who are not deterred by the cooler weather. PestLock is your Top Rated Local® pest contro…Read More

  7. How to Prevent an Untimely Pantry Pest Infestation

    With cooler temperatures and shorter days, fall is in the air in the Pacific Northwest. This has many Portland homeowners thinking about the holidays and what kind of tasty treats they will whip up for friends and family. There is nothing worse than sifting through your baking goods only to discover…Read More

  8. Five Ant Control Tips for Your Portland Home

    Nothing is more frustrating than a stubborn ant infestation that you just can’t seem to get rid of. You may have tried everything from expensive bait stations that you can get from your local hardware store to natural remedies found online, but still, these troublesome insects just won’t go away…Read More

  9. 5 Tips to Prevent Termite Infestations

    When it comes to pests that can damage your home, there are none quite as destructive as wood-destroying organisms. This broad category includes pests like wood-boring beetles, carpenter ants, and termites. Termite damage and repairs cost U.S. homeowners billions of dollars every year, and in the Pa…Read More

  10. Protect Your Home with Preventive Pest Control

    As a homeowner, you want to do everything possible to protect the health of your home and your family. Keeping your home and garden well-maintained is important, and if they aren’t already, preventive pest control measures should be an important part of your regular maintenance routine. PestLock i…Read More