Tag: rats

Educational Video: “Infestations Vacations”

This short video, produced by Howard University's CapComm Lab, the Earth Conservation Corps, and EPA, takes a humorous look at how conditions inside the home can provide food, water, and shelter where pests can thrive, and provides practical ways to prevent infestations. by United States... more
Tagged with: , ,

About Rats and Mice

There are many species of rodents, including squirrels, chipmunks, beavers, prairie dogs, rats and mice. Rodents native to the United States play an important role in the health of grasslands and forest, and are a major source of food for many predators and scavengers, including hawks, fox,... more
Tagged with: , , ,

Effective Pest Control

The Essentials for Food Processing Plants and Warehouses Today’s food plant pest control programs should be effective, fully documented and automated. To be effective, they must strictly follow a number of guidelines. These guidelines are being updated by an advisory council to the National Pest... more
Tagged with: , , ,

Common Pests Found in the Garage

The garage is meant to give shelter to your car, store tools, sports equipment and anything else that needs to be packed up out of sight. It also serves as the perfect shelter for bugs and rodents. Compared to more secure parts of the house, the garage – sometimes left open for extended periods... more
Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Common Pests in the Attic

House Mice in the Attic Strange sounds coming from your attic? It could be pests scratching and scurrying about! Although the attic may be merely a storage space to you, it can often be a welcoming home for animal intruders like rodents, bats and raccoons, arachnids and insects... more
Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Common Pests & Bugs Found in the Garage

The garage is meant to give shelter to your car, store tools, sports equipment and anything else that needs to be packed up out of sight. It also serves as the perfect shelter for bugs and rodents. Compared to more secure parts of the house, the garage – sometimes left open for extended periods... more
Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Health Risks Associated with Mice & Rats

Watch this video from Pest World to learn about the health risks associated with mice or rats in your... more
Tagged with: , , , , ,

Rat Facts

Left untouched, a rat’s incisor teeth would grow 4 inches in a year. So rats must chew continuously to wear down their incisors. Rats will chew on wood, aluminum siding, wallboard, plaster, paneling, frozen ground, concrete…anything but glass and most metals. Because they are so adept at hiding... more
Tagged with: , , , , ,

The Dangers of Fall Pests

The fall season brings with it warmer homes that will have pests seeking ways to move indoors and hunker down for the colder months ahead. Mice, rats, cockroaches and spiders are most likely to be lurking nearby in search of points of entry. A1 Exterminators explains that these fall pests can pose... more
Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Pest-Proofing Tips For Fall

Cold weather brings everyone indoors – including rodents and pests. Follow these 10 pest-proofing tips to keep your house pest-free this fall. Your family may not be the only ones enjoying the warmth of your home. Pests such as rats, mice, cockroaches and some species of spiders have life cycles... more
Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,