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    Free Your Home From A Silverfish Infestation

    Silverfish are a small pest that can truly make the skin crawl. These critters are not harmful, but they can be very annoying (and gross)! Silverfish are persistent critters, and can be difficult to remove from your home. We’ve compiled some tips for keeping silverfish out of your house, and off o…Read More

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    Keep Ants At Bay And Kill The Queen

    Ants are the most common insect throughout the globe, and the Pacific Northwest is no exception. Today we’re going to look at some effective techniques to rid your home of these tiny critters, specifically by finding and destroying the queen! If you have an ant problem in Vancouver, WA, PestLock c…Read More

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    Identifying Common Ant Types

    There are more than 10,000 trillion ants in the world. In its long form, that’s 10,000,000,000,000,000. That’s a lot of ants! In the Pacific Northwest, there are a few common varieties of ants that swarm in our lands and try to invade our homes. Today, we’ll look at identifying factors of the …Read More

  4. Integrated Pest Management and Why Your Business Needs It

    While most people have heard of pest control services, not everyone has heard of of integrated pest management or IPM. IPM is a push back against the era of insecticides when so many insecticides were indiscriminately used on our crops that the entire food chain was affected by these poisons. Integr…Read More

  5. Getting to Know the NW Carpenter Ant

    For all of you out there that may be wondering about these huge black ants that you have in your yard, this little segment’s for you. For some of you, you may be looking at ants in your yard... You have big ones, little ones... you're not really sure what they are. Is this important for the  envi…Read More

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    Prepare Your Home for Fall With Pest Control

    The long, warm days of summer are coming to a close, and it’s time to prepare our homes for the fall months. It is important to take preparations to keep pests out of your home! Some pests and rodents may seek shelter in your home over the winter months, and some may already be hiding there out of…Read More

  7. The Importance of Regular Pest Control Services for Businesses

    There’s almost nothing more embarrassing than having a pest, such as a cockroach, ants, or a mouse, crawl out in front of a customer at your place of business. Not only does it reflect poorly on your company and on the cleanliness of your facility, but that little pest most likely lost you a custo…Read More

  8. How to Treat a Spider Bite

    In our last blog post, we discussed in detail signs that you’ve been bitten by a spider. In this blog post, we’ll dive into how to treat a spider bite in the event you or someone else is bitten. PestLock specializes in residential and commercial spider control services, as well as other pest con…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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