1. 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

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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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 ho…Read More

  8. Signs of Spring Pests

    The key to enjoying a pest-free home in any season is catching an infestation early and turning to the experts. This spring, as you’re cleaning out your home from the dust and dreariness of winter, keep an eye out, and you may be able to avoid the consequences of a pest infestation like illness or…Read More

  9. Five Common Fall Pests in the Pacific Northwest

    With temperatures hovering in the 60s and the leaves changing on the trees, it’s official: fall has arrived in Portland. While this is a beautiful time of year in the Pacific Northwest, there are a few pests who are not deterred by the cooler weather. PestLock is your Top Rated Local® pest contro…Read More

  10. Protect Your Home with Preventive Pest Control

    As a homeowner, you want to do everything possible to protect the health of your home and your family. Keeping your home and garden well-maintained is important, and if they aren’t already, preventive pest control measures should be an important part of your regular maintenance routine. PestLock i…Read More