Have you heard scratching or moving in the walls and ceiling of your home? Or have you noticed unpleasant or stale smells? Perhaps your pets have been paying close attention to your walls and ceiling. These are all common signs that you may need rodent proofing as rodents are actively making a home in your attic. While you might have an affinity for wildlife, you probably also recognize that having pests make their home in the unfinished spaces of your…Read more
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To rodent proof your San Diego home, and guard against pesky roof rats, it helps to get a better understanding of the problem. This is our in-depth guide to dealing with unwanted rodent roomates. Roof Rats: A few facts and figures Rattus rattus is the Latin word scientifically given to the species of rat commonly identified as roof rats. also known as ship rats, Alexandrian rats, and most notoriously, black rats. An abundant supply of nourishment along with an ill-lit…Read more
The thought of having roof rats in your attic is scary, but many people live with them without even knowing it. However, the worst part about living with rats is the fire danger and the potential property destruction. Roof rats eat wires on a regular basis; it’s deep within their nature. When you understand why a roof rat eats wires, you’ll know that it’s better to just get rid of them altogether. Why Roof Rats Eat Wires Rats eat wires and cause…Read more
If you are suspicious of a rodent problem in your home, there are many tell-tale signs that can alert you to the issue and let you know it’s time to consult a professional rodent exterminator. Catching a rodent problem early is the best defense to preventing an infestation. Take note of the following signs of mice and rats in your home and call a professional to help with rodent control, extermination, and home protection services: 1. Odors and Droppings…Read more
4 Signs Your Home Has Roof Rats If you have mice or other rodents in your attic or crawl space, you’re familiar with the pitter-patter sound of feet on a wood floor. This is often your first indication of a rodent infestation, as your attic might already have several living in the residence. It’s important to block entry and quickly eradicate the population before it causes damage to your home or cause stress for your…Read more
Rats: they have been the nuisance of the human race since the beginning of civilization. How did this ensue? Well, rats have learned that by living near human beings, they have a plentiful food supply and a safe shelter to have their families. While rats themselves might not be diseased, they often carry bugs and parasites that are lethal to humans. Rats often get into our food supply and can diffuse those ailments to us incidentally. They can also indirectly…Read more
The leaves are changing, the weather is turning cooler, and you are getting out your favorite sweaters. It’s fall ya’ll! For many of us, that means we give our yard one good rake and mow, and then retreat to the indoors for a pumpkin latte. But while you’re carving pumpkins and decorating for halloween, spookier things could be going on. Creatures that scurry and gnaw are restlessly creeping are your home, looking for a way in. The outside of the…Read more
Being able to recognize the many signs of rodent infestation is important. Rodents are nocturnal, so you might not actually see a rodent in your home even if you have an active rodent infestation. If you notice any of these things happening in your home, be sure to call a professional rat control service to come and inspect your home right away to see if you have a rodent infestation: Rodent Droppings – You will typically find rodent droppings…Read more
Rats and mice like to breed and nest in the small, secret spaces of your home like your attic or crawl spaces. By the time you notice they’re there, you may already have a full blown rodent infestation on your hands. Rodent infestations are difficult to get rid of. Rodents are masters of hiding out of sight in walls, they breed quickly, and are flexible enough to fit through holes in your walls and baseboards the size of a quarter.…Read more
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