Why are there mice in my home?

Mouse peering out of mouse hole to see mouse trap.
“Eek!” You said, as you saw a mouse scurry across the kitchen floor…  “How did a mouse get in here? Why my home?” You may be asking… These are questions we get all the time, but the answer is always the same. Mice are relentless, adaptable little creatures that will let nothing... more

What do mice look, smell, and sound like?

What do mice look like? Mice are small rodents typically grey or brown in color. This pest is also commonly referred to as a house mouse. They have long tails and large ears, and they are usually no more than a few inches long. Some people keep them as pets, while others consider them to be... more

Do rats still carry the plague in 2023?

The Plague – also known as the Black Plague, the Bubonic Plague and the Black Death. Does it still exist? Should you be worried if you see a rat, it might carry the plague? We dive into these questions and more in this part-history lesson, part-public health announcement... A Quick History... more
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How often should pest control be done at your home?

Provided by CBS News "Pest control isn't done just for your peace of mind. It's vital to your health and safety, as many insects and rodents can carry diseases that are harmful to the health of your family and pets. Whether you're a renter or a homeowner, it's important to make pest control a... more

How to get rid of mice before the Holidays!

mouse hole in the wall with holiday mouse celebrating inside
If you’re thinking, “Why now?” of all times for a rodent infestation, it’s because if you’re cold – they’re cold. Your place makes the perfect stay for the winter to nest and multiply come springtime for these pests. We’ve put together some tips to keep them out before the... more
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Mom of three petrified of rodents struggles with 7-year infestation

Mom of three struggles with mice infestation
Laura Clout has been living with the pests since she moved in back in June 2015. She and her three children can’t escape the rodents despite their best effort, leaving them with no internet, large bills and even affecting Laura’s health. The 37-year-old is so scared of the creatures that she... more
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Do mice actually like cheese?

Mice do eat cheese, but it isn't necessarily true that they prefer or even like it. "A mouse will eat anything that has some sort of nutritional value, including cheese. However, studies show that given a choice, a mouse would pick a sweeter food choice like fruit or candy over cheese," read an... more

Are Landlords Responsible for Rats and Mice in Boston?

In Boston, and much of Massachusetts, your landlord is responsible for rodent control services (granted the infestation isn’t your fault.) Hiring pest control for rats and mice should be routine for most landlords in the 2nd-most rat infested city in the U.S., however, some may still resist. Be... more
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NYC Mayor targets city’s rats. What’s Boston’s plan?

‘We are going to kill some rats’ said NYC Mayor Adams, unveiling 4 new rat-busting bills: "Clean streets are vital to vibrant neighborhoods and to New York City’s economic recovery." As the now second-most rat-infested city behind Chicago, ahead of New York, Boston needs a strong... more
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How Pest Control is Leveraging AI (Artificial Intelligence) 2023

In 2023, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to aid consumers in the pest control industry. 🤖🐀 Agrosmart's unique AI counts the number of insects caught in its traps, alerting farmers on their smartphones when they need more pesticides. Apps like Picture Insect help technicians and... more
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