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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 …

Things to Consider When Eliminating Rats

Written by Ken VahnDijk Published on November 17th, 2017

Portland-area residents have been dealing with rats ever since the late 1800s when the Brown Rat first arrived in the PNW from Southeast Asia. Today, rats are incredibly common throughout the city. In fact, Portland was recently ranked number 17 in Orkin’s annual list of most rat-infested cities in the US!

Even though Portland has more …

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 …

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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