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Eden Pest Knows Bugs: There are over 12,000 known species of ants in the world

Scientists have officially recorded over 12,000 species of ants found throughout the world. As of June 3, 2013,, a collaborative effort by scientists to pool together information on ants, includes a list of 12,762 species! North America serves as home to roughly 1,000 ant species. Lucky for Washington and Oregon residents, only a handful […]

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5 Spring Portland Pest Control Problems

Springtime in the Portland area brings a lot of great things: bluebells, cherry blossoms and song birds, just to name a few. Unfortunately, spring can also bring some unwanted houseguests as well. No, we’re not talking about Aunt Beatrice or your mother-in-law – the unwanted houseguests in question are native Pacific Northwest pests. Many nasty […]

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How Pest Baits Work

Aerosol pest control sprays have become an unfortunate fixture in many American homes. They may work at getting rid of pests on sight, but most sprays are toxic, smell bad and don’t effectively wipe out the entire infestation. To reach the source of an infestation, many professional pest control services use pest baits as part […]

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Odorous House Ants – A.k.a. “sugar ants”

Aileen Eddy, one of Eden’s valued IPM Service Specialists in the Seattle area explained the importance of knowing the biology and nesting patterns of Odorous House Ants (OHA’s) in order to provide our customers with accurate expectations and sustainable solutions. She emphasized the fact that OHA’s are one of the most difficult pests to control. […]

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The Ants Come Marching

The cold weather of winter has done some of cheap nba jerseys our work for us by eliminating ant colonies that were exposed. However, warming trends and increasing hours of daylight will begin to make ants, and other pest species emerge. Carpenter ants, as they become active, often expel winged males as early as February. […]

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