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Don’t Let Rodents Overwinter in Your Home

Like any big city, Portland, OR, has more than its fair share of rodents. With all the enticing thrown-away food available, mice and rats have every reason to spend their winters in your neighborhood. Rodents are a serious public health risk for a variety of reasons. Their feces and urine can contaminate food and water […]

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Portland Rodent Control: How to Determine if You Have a Rat Problem

Rats are one of the most problematic pests in the U.S. Portland rodent control specialists explain that rodents damage property, contaminate food and spread diseases. When it comes to local rodent control, Portland residents and business owners have to deal with two non-native species – the Norway rat and the roof rat. By knowing the […]

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Celebrate National Peanut Month by Checking your Pantry for Pests

March is National Peanut Month and National Nutrition Month. According to the National Peanut Board, the average American eats about 6 pounds of peanuts every year! This month, we’re celebrating the mighty peanut (and other delicious dried goods) by sharing tips for keeping your pantry pest-free with simple Portland rodent control techniques. Keeping Your Pantry […]

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Bizarre Mating Behavior from the Pest World

Courtship ideas are everywhere during the Valentine’s Day season: Buy a box of chocolates, give a lovey-dovey card and go out for dinner. Of course humans aren’t the only species in the animal kingdom to participate in strange rituals when it comes to attracting a mate and procreating. Here’s a look at some of the […]

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Portland Rodent Control and Foreclosures

Foreclosures are terrible for the families they affect as well as the economy, but rodents love them. Portland rodent control experts report that while the pace of foreclosures in the state has slowed, the rate continues to creep up and provide unintentional living spaces to some of the filthiest pests. Unwelcome Neighbors When it comes […]

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Empty Homes May Bring Rodent Infestation to Your Portland Neighborhood

The effects of a foreclosure can impact a neighborhood and lower the value of surrounding homes in more ways than one. Rodents, being the ultimate squatters, see a vacant house as prime real estate. Such a home offers hassle-free shelter; nooks and crannies for hiding and playing; carpeting for nests; and toilet bowls for swimming. […]

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Lack of Bug Control Can Attract Other House Pests in Portland

When it comes to Portland pest control, many bug problems go unaddressed because the homeowners either didn’t notice the infestation or weren’t bothered enough to take action. However, just because the presence of insects isn’t bugging you doesn’t mean you don’t have a problem. Think of bugs as “gateway” pests: Their presence in your home […]

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