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Bee and Wasp Control Portland

Wasps and Hornets can be detrimental to your outdoor enjoyment.  When they move in, things can get a bit dicey. Your children are at risk for stings and your guests need to fight for their food.  This just makes things uncomfortable to enjoy the outdoor environment you have created around your house.

While not all stinging insects are bad, the Yellow Jackets, Wasps, and Hornets can be a big problem.  We can help you identify the source of the problem and restore your outdoor spaces to their useful purpose.

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Cockroach Control Portland

CockroachWith 3,500 different species and 70 species found in the U.S Cockroaches are one of the most adaptable and successful insect groups; they are also one of the most difficult pests to control. Thriving in tropical and subtropical areas they are likewise found throughout the United States.

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Subterranean Termite Control Portland

Subterranean Termites Workers,Soldier and Reproductives

Photos courtesy Rudolph Scheffrahn, University of Florida

Termites living in nature convert dead wood and other organic materials containing cellulose to humus.  One-celled organisms in their digestive tracts permit them to digest this organic material.  In nature these animals are very beneficial; however, when homes are built in their natural areas termites are capable of considerable damage.

 

 

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Bed Bugs | How to Get Rid of Them

Bed Bug ImageBed bugs have been human parasites for thousands of years and were thought to be almost gone in the 1940’s however since 1995 there has been a steady increase in the population of Bed Bugs throughout the United States. This increase may be due to pesticide resistance, because of travel, (international or at home) and the difficulty of effective extermination.

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Spider Control in Portland

Many species of spiders are common household pests, spinning webs in corners, under furniture, and over lamp shades while unsightly cause no real harm. Spiders inject venom to kill their prey and are considered beneficial because they feed on insects. However, most spiders in the Northwest pose very little danger to people.

We can help you to determine where your spider friends get to live.  When they are a detrimental species, they can be controlled.  We can help you to determine the best course of action.

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Rats & Mice Control Portland

Rat InfestationRodent Control in Portland has faced challenges over the years due to the close proximity of the shipping yards and the habitat provided due to industries and recreational activities of both the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.  These are perfect breeding habitat for several types of rats and mice.

You don’t need to live near the river, though, farms and fields also provide good habitat. Even the suburbs can provide good habitat for rats and mice to flourish.  If they get into your space, let us know and we can examine the problem and provide you with a solution.

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Ant Control Portland

Fire AntsAnts Come in many types from the tiny Pharaoh ant to the destructive Carpenter ant.  Not all are bad.  Many provide a beneficial service.  These, of course, are not inside your house.

Read about the various types and familiarize yourself with the problems that can be solved with a few housekeeping tips.  

We are always ready to provide you with a Free Estimate should you need professional relief from an infestation.

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