Blog: rodents


7 Ways Pests Are Taking the Sweat Equity Out of Your House

By Bob Vila, home improvement expert If you’re like so many other property owners, you put a great deal of time and energy, money and thought into your single biggest investment, your home.

gray rat

Danger of Trapping Rats On Your Own

Not only can rats spread disease and aggravate your pets, but they can also chew on electrical cables and wreak other havoc on your home.

house in the winter

Pests That Outsmart Winter

These five pests have evolved to withstand wintery conditions to survive: Mosquitoes: Adult mosquitoes will not survive, but the eggs will.

shed in the winter

How to Make Sure Rodents Don’t Invade Your Shed This Winter

Sheds are the perfect place to store your lawnmower, shovels, and other equipment.



It’s Rodent Awareness Week! The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45% of rodent issues occur in the fall and winter.


Warning Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice and rats look for warmth inside of homes.

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5 Mouse Myths

Popular culture has formed the image that mice are sneaky, clever rodents that love to eat cheese and trick house cats.

gray rat

Unwelcome Guests: Rats

For the most part, my morning routine consists of getting myself, my husband and my kids up, dressed, fed and ready for the day.

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Fall Pest Advice

Fall Pest Advice; how to keep pests from making your home theirs With fall approaching, pests will be looking for a warmer place to call home.

winter trees

Pest Control in the Winter Months

The winter months may keep away most insect pests, however warm fires and low temperatures can put most homes and businesses at risk for alternative pests.