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Spider Infestation Treatment In Orchards

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Concerned about spiders? Call Aspen! We can help. We scoured the internet to find the most commonly asked questions about spider infestations in order to help you and your neighbors better understand the habits of these creatures, the potential threat they pose, and just what you can do in order to most effectively treat them.  How do you know if you have a spider infestation? Unlike a lot of other pests, you can trust your eyes when it comes to assessing a spider infestation. If you’re suddenly seeing spiders and spider webs in greater abundance in or around your home, then it’s a...

Mice Infestation In Felida? Do THIS!

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I see mice in my home! What should I do? Some of the most common calls we receive from homeowners in Felida relate to mice and rodent infestations.  Mice can be an incredibly difficult infestation for the layperson to deal with because of how difficult it can be to see where the mice are nesting, how many mice you’re dealing with, and precisely how you should be treating them.  But never fear, your local pest control experts are here. Aspen Pest Control specializes in the treatment of mice infestations, and our experienced team of professionals is here to help you rid your home...

Boxelder Infestation Treatment In Oregon City: Your Questions Answered!

An infestation of boxelder bugs gathered on a gray rock

Where do boxelder bugs live? As the name suggests, boxelder bugs are quite fond of boxelder maple trees, which is — along with ash and fruit trees — where you’ll most commonly find them nesting in the year’s warmer months.  During their overwintering period (a process similar to hibernation), boxelder bugs can be found under tree bark, under leaves, in between rocks, and other natural spaces where they can protect themselves from the elements.  Why are there so many boxelder bugs on my house? Boxelder bugs, like all insects, are cold blooded creatures that are incapable of...

Boxelder Bugs Infesting Your Gresham Home? Call Aspen!

A boxelder bug sits on white cracked wood siding.

Boxelder bug infestation? You need to call Aspen. Boxelder bug infestations can be a real nuisance, and if the bugs make their way into your home, they can be really difficult to deal with. They’re annoying, difficult to treat on your own, and are easier dealt with when you have professional help.  Take it from us, your local boxelder bug experts. We’ll do all we can to help you rid your home of boxelder bugs so you can spend time focusing on the things you love with the people who matter most to you — not on treating your home for nuisance pests.  Here are some more important...

Boxelder Bugs In Battle Ground?
Do This!

An infestation of boxelder bugs lies on the wooden siding of a house.

What are boxelder bugs, and what do they look like? Boxelder bugs don’t have the same name recognition as yellow jackets, sugar ants, and other nuisance insects, but they’re still an incredibly common pest in the Pacific Northwest. If you’re not sure if the infestation you’re seeing is the boxelder, one of the easiest ways to identify them is by their distinct appearance.  Their bodies at full maturity are typically very dark brown to black in color, but certain parts of their bodies possess a dramatically different shade. The veins of their wings, the perimeter of their backs, the...

5 Things You Can Do To Get Rid Of Spiders In Your Milwaukee Home

A spider sitting near rafters

Stay calm, and know what you’re dealing with There are a lot of folks who are quite afraid of spiders, with many assuming that all spiders can cause harm to people should they bite. What’s important for you and your loved ones to know is that spider bites are rather rare, and if you do get bitten by a spider, the odds are in your favor that their venom will not cause you harm.  All spiders are venomous, but the majority of the spiders you’re likely to come into contact with in western Oregon aren’t dangerous to humans. Giant house spiders and hobo spiders are the most common spiders...

How To Get Rid Of A Spider Infestation In Damascus

Spider hides in its web, waiting for prey

Spider infestation in Damascus? Aspen can help! Now that spring has returned, so too will a variety of pests that need to be dealt with. A common pest on this list is, of course, the spider.  Spiders are pervasive all over the world, of course, including where we live in the Pacific Northwest. The trouble is that most people do not like having spiders in or around their homes. At Aspen Pest Control, we provide comprehensive pest control services, including those related to spiders.  In between contacting us for your free quote and us coming out to your home for your first...

Help! How Do I Keep My Damascus Home Free of Mice?

Mice in Damascus

We regularly receive phone calls from shocked and concerned Damascus homeowners due to the discovery of mice in their homes or on their property.  The presence of mice doesn’t indicate that your home is unclean. Mice are adept at finding even the smallest accessible morsels, like the crumbs under a high chair or an unfinished bowl of dog food.  While mice are pretty adorable, they can carry disease and cause a lot of damage to your home and property. And they reproduce very rapidly. A single female mouse can have up to 10 litters per year! It’s important to act quickly if you...

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