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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 of your property.…

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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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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…

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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 control services.…

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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’ll take a look at some…

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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 you get rid…

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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 hornets are…

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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…

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Your Winter Pest Control Checklist

When the temperatures dip and the rain starts turning to snow, you may think that you’re safe from pests from the season. Unfortunately, the experts at PestLock know that’s far from true. Some pests do hibernate at this time of year, like the stinging insects we help Portland residents handle, but plenty more are still…

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