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Are You a Mosquito Magnet?
Curious why you seem to get eaten alive by mosquitoes while others avoid getting bit? They’re attracted to a number of factors when looking for a meal. This article will…
How to Keep Wasps Away From Your Home and Deck
Summer is a time when hornets and yellow jackets emerge. Not only do these stinging insects create fear and ruin countless picnics or BBQs, they also pose a threat to…
5 Tips for a Pest-Free Summer
It’s officially summer, a time to get outdoors and enjoy the warm sunshine, or relax outside with a nice novel. But these warmer months are also a time when you’ll…
How Skunks Can Damage Your Home
Striped skunks breed from February to March, and need a den site to do so. Female skunks will look for potential nesting sites in late winter. Den sites include: Under…
How Can I Get Rid of Carpenter Ants?
As one of the most common wood-destroying insects, carpenter ants are well known for their capability for widespread destruction. They can tunnel out support beams, collapse wall supports, and destroy…
Wasp Stings and How to Treat Them
If you’ve been stung by a wasp, you know just how painful their stings can be. As summer begins to unfold, the risk of getting stung by a wasp is…
5 Telltale Signs of a Rabid Raccoon
Typically between 2-3 feet long, these mammals can weigh between 10-30 pounds. Raccoons have distinctive black markings around the eyes, and alternating dark and light rings around its tail. Because…
Is Pest Control Pet Friendly?
No pest control method involving chemicals or pesticides can be labeled as “safe”. In fact, this can be said about most chemicals–even dish soap! When ingested or when it comes…
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…

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