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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 can help you! We will…

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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 ants you may…

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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…

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Prevent an Office Ant Infestation

A survey once found that more than 80% of offices visited by pest control professionals had ant problems. While innocuous as individuals, ants as part of a local colony can cause problems for business owners and employees alike if they settle into your office building. An infestation is undoubtedly cause for concern, and often triggers…

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Five Ant Control Tips for Your Portland Home

Nothing is more frustrating than a stubborn ant infestation that you just can’t seem to get rid of. You may have tried everything from expensive bait stations that you can get from your local hardware store to natural remedies found online, but still, these troublesome insects just won’t go away. At PestLock, our experienced exterminators…

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Carpenter Ant Concerns: Hurting Your Home and Your Wallet

Every year, carpenter ants cause extensive damage to homes in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA metro areas. These sneaky pests seek food and shelter in our homes and businesses, wreaking havoc on wooden structures along the way. PestLock has the ant control information to help you detect and eliminate infestations in your home or…

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