Tag: rodent

Rude winter rodent guest

Rodents don’t make good house guests whether they are inside or outside. They dig in flower beds; cause damage to buildings, electrical wiring, vehicles, boats, tools, tarps, linens, paper products, insulation and so much more; they poop everywhere; they spread diseases and they get into any... more
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How To Get Rid Of A Squirrel In Your Roof

Your first indication that you have an animal living in your roof may be the noise it makes when it moves in the rafters. If it has been there for a while, you may get a smell of urine and feces, especially in hot weather. There is no question that you need to have it removed from your house. The... more
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Mouse Biology

The House Mouse (Mus musculus) is a common rodent pest inside people's homes. They are usually around three inches long and weigh less than an ounce. They're quite a bit smaller than rats. They can have up to a dozen litters per year, and up to a dozen baby mice per litter. That's gross! Average... more
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Rodent Prevention Tip

A mouse can fit through an opening the size of a dime. Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home, including areas where utilities and pipes enter the home, using caulk, steel wool or a combination of both. Find out more here visit our website at www.a1exterminators.com... more
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Frayed Wires? A Rodent Could Be The Culprit

Car and house wiring issues can be expensive and sometimes downright dangerous. Believe it or not, rodents like mice and rats could be the culprits behind the damage. While many people are aware of the health risks posed by rodents spread, it’s often a surprise that they also have a love for... more
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Keeping Bugs Out of the House During Winter

We all love to stay inside and keep warm in the winter months, but there are many pests looking to do the same thing.  They are searching for ways into your home to keep warm. There are some steps you can take to keep the pests away and enjoy a pest-free winter in your home. Be sure all trees... more
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Mice Facts

Here are eight fascinating mouse facts you probably don’t know: 1. If you have a mouse infestation, rest assured you are not alone. Each winter, mice and other rodents invade an estimated 21 millions homes in the United States. Mice typically enter our homes between October and February, looking... more
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Rodent Tip Tuesday!

Follow the these tips to prevent a rodent infestation in your home. Store food in tightly sealed containers. Keep kitchens tidy and clean by wiping counters and sweeping floors. Remove clutter to reduce nesting areas. Inspect your home for signs of an infestation. Contact a licensed... more
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