Interstate’s Pest Blog

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The Year-Round Pests of the Pacific Northwest

Some pests never give it a rest. In this post, we tell readers which pests are active year-round -- and why staying on top of pest issues all year is so important.
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A Guide to Oregon Pest Wildlife

Oregon is home to a ton of nuisance wildlife. In this post, we take a look at the most common of these pests, talk about their behavior and the threat they pose, and what can be done to keep them away from properties and homes.
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Taking Care of Your Crawl Space Can Save You Thousands. Here’s How.

In this post, we tell readers how professional maintenance of their crawl space can be a cost-saving (and health-preserving) action, and call out all the different services that Interstate can offer when it comes to crawl spaces.
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Winter’s Worst: 9 Pests That are Super Active in the Winter

When temperatures chill out, pests are nothing to worry about, right? Unfortunately, that isn't the case. In this blog, we warn readers about the tyranny of pests that are active even in the chillier months.
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How Dangerous are Bed Bugs, Really?

Bed Bugs are a nuisance, but are they truly dangerous? In this post, we investigate.
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Rodents: More Than Just a Nusiance

Rats and mice might seem mostly harmless, but they can spread disease, damage property, and ruin food. In this post, we warn readers of these threats and tell them a bit more about rodents.
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