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What’s That Smell? A Guide to Skunk Proofing Your Home
Skunks are part of almost every homeowner’s life, whether in rural or urban areas. Skunks are not necessarily dangerous, but they can be quite a nuisance. When a skunk sprays,…
Bees vs Wasps: A Guide to Stinging Insects in Portland and Vancouver
Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner! Are you prepared for stinging insects? Take a look at our guide to bees and wasps! Bees and Wasps Look…
It’s Raccoon Mating Season—5 Facts You Need To Know
1. Breeding season can start in January and ends in June. Peak mating season is March through April, but raccoons will begin to breed as soon as the weather gets…
How to Keep Box Elder Bugs Out of Your Home This Spring
Box elder bugs are a pretty common pest in the Pacific NW. They can be difficult in both fall and spring, and we’d like to tell you more about how…
Get Rid of Carpenter Ants Before They Damage Your Home
Carpenter ants are almost as well known as their wood-destroying counterpart, termites. Like termites, carpenter ants can and will remove wood from a building’s wooden structure. But unlike termites, carpenter…
Those Flying Ants in Your Home Could Be Moisture Ants
Swarms of flying ants inside your home can be the first sign of trouble. Like their name suggests, moisture ants love living in damp, humid environments. The Pacific NW is…
Why is Professional Pest Control Necessary?
DIY pest control is tempting–we understand! On the surface, it may look like a quick fix. But home remedies for pest control lack two important ingredients: proven effectiveness, and Integrated…
Do Sugar Ants Bite?
If you find your home overrun with small black ants in the spring, you may be experiencing an odorous house ants infestation! Commonly known as “sugar ants”, these tiny insects…
5 Springtime Pests in the Pacific Northwest
As the rain begins to slow and spring emerges, pests begin to come out as well! Here at Pioneer Pest Management, we believe that preparation is a great way to…
Subterranean Termite vs Dampwood Termite
Here at Pioneer, we believe in giving you the information you need to make decisions about your pest control protection. We’re committed to helping our customers through the study of…
Why Do I Have Carpenter Ants in My Home?
Carpenter ants are known for the damage they can inflict on wooden structure. Like termites, carpenter ants can destroy a house from the inside out. But unlike termites, carpenter ants…
How to Get Rid of Burrowing Rats
When you have rodents of any kind in or around your home, it’s likely you want to get rid of them right away and by any means possible. Before extermination…

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