Did your Squirrels leave a door open?

During our Rat exclusion process, Nature First Pest Control has  often discovered that Roof Rats had moved into a house via a hole that squirrels had origionally chewed in the roof area. These Roof Rats quickly occupied the attic and soon the entire house, including...

Portland Or. Mouse Facts

Nature First Pest Control uses no poison baits for mouse control. We use our experience and detective skills to find and block the entry points. This method is allows us to give a one year warranty for mice invading your house. We then use traps to eliminate the...

Tualatin, Beaverton and Portland House Sparrows

House sparrows were introduced from England into the United States around 1850. There are several naturally occurring species of sparrows in the U.S., but they are not considered pests. House sparrows have been implicated in the transmission of more than 25 diseases...

Defense from Bed Bugs, Travelers returning home.

Asked about Bed Bug Prevention, I give these suggestions. When traveling, take along enough good garbage bags to put your luggage and other things in during your stay. Store luggage in the bath tub. Put your computers away in the garbage bags when you are not using...

Tualatin Bed Bug Seminar

I took these notes at a recent Bed Bug seminar held in Tualatin Or. The following is a list of ‘facts’ These facts may change over time. It takes two to three days to have bites show up. New research suggests that most people require multiple bites over a...

Mole Control in Beaverton, Tigard and Portland

The following tips are based on Randy’s 20 years of experience and are presented here only as a homeowners guide. Nature First Pest Control does limited mole trapping for our regular customers, with a varieth of trapping methods. There are five different species...

Fleas in Oregon

Exterminators and Pest Control companies in Portland, Beaverton and Tigard received more flea complaints this year than the last four years combined. With the new awareness of Bed Bugs comes increased concern about bumps, bites, and welts on the skin, especially those...

Quick Cockroach Tips

We solve cockroach problems! The clients of Nature First Pest Control of Portland, Oregon often wonder why they have cockroaches in their brand new home. They know it was just built and that it should really be pest free, but this is often not the case. Cockroaches...

Compost Piles Can Be Rat Feasts

I visited a client last week in North portland who had a serious problem with rats burrowing under her shallow foundation and getting into the entire house. And as so often happens, so did her neighbors. The Norway rats were burrowing under her foundation and the...

Portland Oregon Invaded by Alien Squirrels

Portland Oregon has been invaded by Alien Squirrels. So, you have noises in your attic?  These noises could be caused by several things. Squirrels, Rats, Mice, and larger animals, like Raccoons, make roof noises. Tree limbs rubbing against the house can cause strange...