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Where Do Rats Go In The PNW Winter

Where Do Rats Go In The PNW Winter

This winter in the PNW is predicted to be a cold one from the start and that means that pests like rats will be looking for places to keep warm. However, rats do not hibernate during the winter, so where they find shelter will also be a place that is close to a food source…

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Pest Control Tips When Selling Your Home

Pest Control Tips When Selling Your Home

When it comes to selling a home there is a lot of front-end work that needs to be accomplished so that your home grabs the attention of a buyer. One of these things is making sure that your home is pest free before you place it on the market. Here are some pest control tips…

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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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Those Hidden Eggs Could Lead To A Rodent Problem

Year after year easter eggs are tossed into grasses and many other spaces where they can go unseen in hopes that children will find them. Backyards, parks, culdesacs, and even inside homes get littered with easter eggs as kids await the cue that they can come out in search of candy-filled eggs. The excitement is…

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Common Pest Allergies That Many People Are Not Aware Of

When we think about allergies we often think about the weather. Springtime is one of the biggest allergy seasons for those that suffer from weather-related allergies but did you know that pests can actually be a cause of allergic reactions as well? Since pests in the home can go unnoticed it’s easy for this fact…

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Common Winter Season Pest Problems In The Portland Area

Do you ever notice how wildlife starts to behave in the winter? Have you noticed how common pests around your home seem to behave differently during different seasons? Pests, in general, have specific missions within each season or cycle of life and the winter season happens to be one where they look for shelter and…

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What Pests Could Be Lurking In Your Warehouse

Warehouses can be a haven for a variety of pests. With easy access into these spaces and lots of places to hide there are a number of critters that could enter and find refuge. Especially those that store food products. So what pests could be lurking in your warehouse? Rodents One of the most common…

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The Biggest Pest Threats Infesting Your Restaurant

When you go to eat out at a restaurant you’re not thinking about potential pests in the place you will be eating but the reality is that the nature of this industry attracts some pests in specific. Here are some pests that every restaurant owner should be aware of. Flies on Your Restaurant Food Flies…

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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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How to Stop Your Rodent Problem Before It’s Too Late

Few sights strike fear in the hearts of homeowners like the appearance of a rodent. Your first instinct may be to handle the problem yourself, but rodent control professionals advise against taking the entire matter into your own hands. A single mouse or rat spotting usually signals the existence of multiple rodents in your home…

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