Pest Control & Crawl Space Space Articles

That Bird Feeder….It’s a Problem

That Bird Feeder….It’s a Problem

Most people think they’re helping birds by placing feeders around their home or they just simply enjoy watching them. Whatever the purpose, bird feeders can do more harm than good. According to some, bird feeders are even a detriment to native bird...

10 Interesting and Scary Facts about Rodents

10 Interesting and Scary Facts about Rodents

Most of us are not a fan of rodents. If rodents have invaded our personal space the first thing we want to do is get rid of them and though this may be necessary, rodents are interesting creatures.10 Interesting and Scary Facts about Rodents1. Did you know...

Spring Pests of the Pacific Northwest

Spring Pests of the Pacific Northwest

Besides bringing lots of rain in the Pacific Northwest, spring is a time where plants start to bloom and pests start to emerge. Some of the common pests you’ll see in this area are ants busying themselves in or around your home, wasps building nests, box...

Portland Monthly Magazine Pest Control Pro Tip

Portland Monthly Magazine Pest Control Pro Tip

Home Pro Tip Featured in Portland Monthly Magazine  We were honoured to be mentioned in the April issue of the Portland Monthly Magazine. Want to keep rodents out of your house? Brandon Clark, owner of Get Smart Rat Solutions, says to quit feeding backyard birds and...

Guide to Preventing a Rat Infestation

Guide to Preventing a Rat Infestation

Rats are never a welcome visitor. They’re distressing, unsightly and can spread diseases. They can multiple quickly in large numbers and once they have established residence within or around your home they are not easy to get rid of through conventional...

Signs You May Have Rats

Signs You May Have Rats

What are some signs that you may have a rat problem?   There are two distinct reasons that rats can be attracted to your home or business. One is that they look for places of protection from the elements and predators for both themselves and their...

How Crawl Spaces Affect Your Home Air Quality

How Crawl Spaces Affect Your Home Air Quality

Your Crawlspace Could be Contaminating Your Indoor Air   Have you ever heard of the Stack Effect? The Stack Effect is when water and excess moisture build up within your crawl space creating high levels of humidity. As the air warms, water vapor is...

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