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Tips To Keep Wasps Away From Your Event Or Home

As much as we may find wasps to be a nuisance they are actually quite beneficial to our ecosystem. Wasps feed their young other insects which makes them great at keeping the insect population down. They also help to pollinate, just not to the same extent that bees are known to do. However, most people…

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What Happens To Wasps And Hornets In The Winter

Wasps and hornets can be a real nuisance. Come spring they seem to be everywhere. Especially while you’re out enjoying a picnic! A wasp nest can hold up to 10,000 wasps by the peak of the summer season whereas a hornets nest typically has anywhere from 100-700 hornets; much of which are workers. Though these…

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Wasp Season Is Coming In The Pacific Northwest

It’s that time of year again. The sun is coming back out and so are the pests!. Living here in the Pacific Northwest we happen to love this time of year as the blue skies and sunshine lead us outside to enjoy the beauty of what the Pacific Northwest offers but along with enjoying the…

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How To Recognize And Identify The Murder Hornet In Washington State

How To Recognize And Identify The Murder Hornet In Washington State

Murder hornets are currently a new concern for the Pacific Northwest and rightly so, as they pose risk to both agriculture and humans. Last December these insects were spotted in Blain, Washington after being previously seen nearby on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Since then, experts have been working diligently to learn more about these…

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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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