Expert Tips & Advise on pest control

Our goal is to keep our local community educated and informed on all things related to pest control as well as overall health & safety

Categories

Stinging Insect

odorous ant

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…

Read More »
best places to camp in southern washington

Best Places To Camp In Southern Washington & Bugs to Avoid

Whether you’re from southern Washington or just visiting there are many beautiful places to go camping that offer a picturesque landscape along with sought-after amenities. So much so that it’s hard to decide which campground you choose! Wherever you land, it’s always a good idea to keep camping tips in mind to give you the…

Read More »
most common fall pests

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…

Read More »

Complete Guide To Identifying A Bug Bite In The NW

Bug bites can be annoying, worrisome, and sometimes painful. No one likes to get bit by bugs but it does happen from time to time. However, sometimes they can be challenging to identify as they leave similar bite marks. Identifying a bug bit not only helps you identify the bug that bit you but also…

Read More »

When Does Wasp Season Start In Vancouver Washington

Spring has arrived and though the temperatures may still be debating between colder and warmer temps, nature is still going about its routines and that includes the life cycles of pests such as wasps. Some may have already started to see these pests buzzing about their yards but by the time warmer weather decides to…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »

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…

Read More »
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…

Read More »

We pride ourselves on quick responses and effective solutions for your home or business.

Trust PestLock to provide industry-leading commercial pest control services.

We’ve created this library of insects, rodents, and other pests common in the Pacific Northwest.