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10 Bugs & Rodents That Are Dangerous to Pets

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on December 6th, 2017

Watching your dog or cat chase after a bug, spider, or other critter can be amusing. But did you know certain creepy crawlers here in the Pacific Northwest are dangerous to your pet’s health?

In today’s blog post, we’ll help you understand which pests and rodents to keep away from your pets. We’ll also touch on …

Say No to Bugs! How to Insect-Proof Your Clothes, Food & Valuables

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on October 16th, 2017

With more than 300 species of bugs and insects living in Oregon, are you fighting an uphill battle trying to keep bugs out of your home?

Of course not! Tackling this issue on your own will take some work, but by following a regiment of preventative measures and partnering with an experienced pest control company, you’ll …

Do You Need Pest Insurance?

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on October 11th, 2017

Your home is likely your biggest investment and the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. In the Portland area, homes are selling for a median price of nearly $420,000. When considering such a significant investment, doesn’t it make sense to protect yourself (and your home)?

When financing your home purchase, your lender will require you to purchase …

7 Common Summer and Fall Pests in Portland & Vancouver

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on July 19th, 2017

 

The first step in creating a year-round pest control plan for your home is to understand the types of pests you’re dealing with. After all, how can you plan to tackle a problem if you don’t know it exists?

Here in the Portland and Vancouver area, there are a variety of insects and rodents homeowners need …

How to Spot 7 Common Pest & Insect Infestations

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on June 26th, 2017

The best way to know if your home is infested with insects or rodents is an inspection from an experienced exterminator. However, there are some warning signs you can be on the lookout for. In today’s post, we’ll talk about the 7 most common pests in the Portland and Vancouver area, as well as how …

The Ultimate Guide To Ants

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on June 1st, 2017

Nothing can sink your heart like the sight of an ant in your home. Where there is one ant, there are more ants. In fact, there are probably thousands of more ants. What’s a homeowner to do?

Don’t panic! The first step to handling an ant problem is to learn as much as you can. Ants …

9 Questions You Must Ask Any Pest Control Company or Exterminator

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on February 17th, 2017

Many homeowners don’t start thinking about pest control until they see signs of insects or rodents. This can be a stressful time, as pests can carry disease and damage your home and property. But if you’re searching for a pest control company in the Portland or Vancouver area, the last thing you should do …

How To Create a Year-Round Home Pest Control Plan

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on January 10th, 2017

Every home is vulnerable to pests like insects and rodents. Even newly constructed homes aren’t pest-proof. And of course, older homes tend to have more issues when it comes to keeping out unwanted critters.

Insects and rodents aren’t just creepy crawlies. Some can cause structural damage to your home, contribute to health problems and allergies, and …

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