Rodent Control Rodents can be classified as a lot of things, be it guinea pigs or hamsters, but unlike these ones that we keep as pets, some rodents can pose serious threats to our families and houses. House rats and roof rats, in particular, are what we should be careful of the most, and are the ones that require professional attention. About one-third of the population in the United States suffers from rodent infestation and most of that occurs during the winter when these rodents seek … [Read more...] about Why Rodent Control Is Important
New York Subway Rats Size Out of Control: New York is famous for its pizza, Broadway shows, magic night life and great deal of history. It is also a wonderful city where a large amount of giant rats call home.For a long time, the exact number of rats in New York was unknown; a common urban legend was that there were up to four times as many rats as people living in the city limits. The brown rat is the most common rat that is prominent in New York. This rat ranges from sixteen to twenty … [Read more...] about New York Subway Rats Size Out of Control
Benefits of Integrated Pest Control Plans: Are you confused by anything you have heard or read anything 'Integrated Pest Management'? Don't be embarrassed or ashamed for not being in the loop. There are many in your shoes. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) or Integrated Pest Control (IPC) is a broad-based common sense approach that integrates effective pest control practices that are also environmentally sensitive.IPM aims to minimize pesticides and focus more on pest prevention by using … [Read more...] about Benefits of Integrated Pest Control Plans
Rats are everywhere in our area. Look down to the tracks the next time you’re waiting for the subway, and there’s a halfway decent chance you’ll see at least one, and probably more like three or four. They are as ubiquitous to the five boroughs as the Statue of Liberty, and their cousin the mouse patrols wide swaths of land out on Long Island.We don’t have to tell you that these rats are as gross as they are numerous. But have you ever stopped to think about why, exactly, wild rats are so … [Read more...] about What’s So Bad About New York Rats and Mice?
It’s hard to believe if not seen for yourself, but New York City raccoons are swiftly becoming a major nuisance in NYC and on Long Island.Whereas country populations of these nocturnal critters can be spread out and relatively tame, intra-city ones compete with people, rats, pigeons, each other, and every other living thing for space, food, and survival. Raccoons grow quickly, are versatile eaters, and adapt better than most other animals to virtually any habitat. They look … [Read more...] about New York City Raccoons
Here are a few tips on what to do with Mice and Rats in your house Most people associate mice and rats chiefly with disease spreading, but these rodents can do major damage without you ever coming into contact with them. That’s because they chew through everything. They can cause house fires by chewing through electrical wiring. They can ruin your roofing or foundation by burrowing through it to get inside. And perhaps worst of all because you won’t see it coming, they can tear up your home’s … [Read more...] about What to do with Mice and Rats in your House
Fall Pest Control: As the weather turns colder and the leaves begin to fall, it’s tempting to think your problems with pests are about to be over until next spring. “Alright!” you tell yourself, “everything will die or hibernate and we can chill out until next year.Unfortunately, you couldn’t be more wrong.While it is true that many species of insect die off or go dormant with the coming cold, and it is also true that many animals hibernate come winter, that’s not what they all do. Some … [Read more...] about Yes, Fall Pest Control Is Important. Here’s Why.