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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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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…

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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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4th Of July Activities Happening In The Vancouver And Portland Area

Independence Day is right around the corner and everyone is getting ready for all the activities happening throughout the Portland Oregon and Vancouver Washington area. If you still need to make plans be sure to visit these local websites for what is happening near you.  Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular  This Monday Fort Vancouver National Historic Site…

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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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The Carpet Beetle Problem In Vancouver Washington

These little pests have many homeowners baffled as to what they are and why they keep seeing them in their homes in Vancouver Washington. Whether they find them in their infant stage or as adults, these pests seem to show up out of nowhere in interesting spaces all over peoples homes.  How Do I Know…

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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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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…

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What You Need To Know About Ants And Apartments

What You Need To Know About Ants And Apartments

There are over 13,000 classified species of ants that inhabit almost every part of land mass on the earth. As much as these pests may be seen as a nuisance, they are extremely beneficial for our ecosystem. Ants play an important role by spreading the seeds of native plants, removing waste from our environment, and…

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Are Termites A Problem In Portland, Oregon

It’s no surprise that home and business owners in Portland, Oregon deal with their fair share of termites. A termite’s primary source of food is cellulose which is found in numerous organic materials like trees which we then use to build our homes and office buildings. Because of this, termites cause over 5 billion dollars…

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