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
How to Clean Your Attic to Prevent Rodent Problems Rodent problems are not only hazardous to your health, they can sometimes be quite costly. When many of us think of rats and mice, we envision filth-laden creatures carrying diseases and contaminating our food. But rodent problems can also create a fire hazard, in the case of one of these pests eating through your home's wiring. Or they can cost you money by using your car's engine as its new home, chewing through your vehicle's wiring … [Read more...] about Clean Your Attic to Prevent Rodent Problems
How Smart Are Mice in Avoiding Traps? Having mice in the home is a rather unpleasant feeling. For many homeowners, it simply makes you feel dirty, as if you're not taking care of your house well enough. Of course, that couldn't be further from the truth. Mice will invade any house, no matter what condition it's in. This is what makes them formidable opponents. Many homeowners turn to traps as a way to stop a mice infestation from occurring. While this can very often be a sound plan of … [Read more...] about How Smart Are Mice in Avoiding Traps?
Spray to Get Rid of Rat Infestations Rat infestations can be quite a burden on the average homeowner. Though people seem to be more concerned with mice, since they're smaller and can easily get inside your home, larger rodents can present a problem as well... In a lot of ways, rats can cause the same kind of damage as their smaller counterparts. They can contaminate your food, chew through your cabinets, and even create a fire hazard by gnawing on your electrical cords and wires. And, of … [Read more...] about Spray to Get Rid of Rat Infestations
Ceiling Mice Infestations? It's happened again. You're sitting in your living room enjoying a movie with your family. Or perhaps you're at the dinner table chowing down on your favorite meal. Above you, there's a scratching noise. You stop whatever you're doing and listen closely, and the noise becomes almost deafening now that you're focused on it. That's right ... you have mice in your ceiling. Not only do these rodents often contaminate your food and sometimes make a lot of noise, … [Read more...] about Ceiling Mice Infestations?
An Overview of Common Winter Pest Control Services Common Winter Pest Control Services. It sure would be nice to spend the entire winter snuggled under a blanket watching reruns of It's a Wonderful Life and Seinfeld. In fact, all of those pests outside clamoring to get inside your home would probably enjoy that as well, since your house would become an easy target. Just because it's winter time, don't think for a moment that pest control services aren't needed to keep your home … [Read more...] about Common Winter Pest Control Services
What Health Hazards Rodents Present? "You dirty rat" isn't just the mantra of an old 1940s gangster. Several species of rodents are notorious for being filthy and carrying disease. They present a number of health hazards that every person should be aware of for the sake of themselves and their loved ones. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and others This is the disease that often comes to mind when people refer to the health hazards inherent to different species of rodents. Since 1993, when it … [Read more...] about What Health Hazards Rodents Present?