Pest Hit List
Larger ants that can cause major structural damage. If found inside then the nest is usually inside the home somewhere.
Smaller ants you get inside and outside your home with very large colonies.
Lookout for these pests when you travel, bits can be terrible.
Box Elder Bugs
These pests sun themselves on the south and west side of the house in the spring and fall.
Can cause a severe bite commonly mistaken as a brown recluse.
Mice and Rats
Both have become a bad problem due to people feeding birds &Squirrels and also mild winters.
They are very common in Oregon and everyone should have their home inspected once a year.
Honey bees are safe with us and good for the environment and usually it’s not necessary to treat for them.
These can be very aggressive so make sure to pay attention in the summer for ground nests and nests on or in the house.
Very small beetle which you will find in the windows or around the baseboards.
These pests infest any type of building and breed very quickly.
Damp Wood Termites
Usually not necessary to treat for these pests because they attack moisture problems, so just fix the leak.
Mostly associated with homeowners have pets that go in and outside all the time. Infestations can be severe at times.
Indian Meal Moths
Very common in dry goods, pet food and bird feed. Flying moths are usually seen first then the larvae are found in the food.
The standard silverfish is commonly seen at floor level and Firebrats can be found at the ceiling area.
Commonly found in the crawlspace and can cause major structural damage because they will reinfest the wood.