News - Rats and Mice

Interview With Rebecca Dmytryk of Humane Wildlife Control

Interview With Rebecca Dmytryk of Humane Wildlife Control

Recently we caught up with Rebecca Dmytryk from Humane Wildlife Control to chat about the industry, the A24 and some of the modern challenges with pest control. 
What Are The Potential Costs Of A Rat Or Mouse Infestation?

What Are The Potential Costs Of A Rat Or Mouse Infestation?

An infestation of rats or mice creates a dangerous situation for humans and pets with the threat of disease. Contact with the pests, their droppings or urine can create health hazards, but rat damages costs can mount rapidly. Rats and mice can cause expensive damage to home and business structures, HVAC equipment and wiring in attics and automobiles. 
How Long Do Rats & Mice Live?

How Long Do Rats & Mice Live?

Rats and mice can cause a variety of problems in a home, especially if they're uninvited guests and not kept as pets. This has led many people to ...
15 Reasons Why Removing Rats & Mice Can Save Your Home

15 Reasons Why Removing Rats & Mice Can Save Your Home

Guest blog from Green Rat Control Of course, you want the nasty intruder out of your house, but rodent removal is a good idea for more than just t...
5 Ways Rats Get Into Your Home

5 Ways Rats Get Into Your Home

  Rats can quickly become unwelcome guests in your home if they find the opportunity. In addition to the number of diseases they carry, they can a...
Interview w/ Gary Menin Sr. of Raptors Are The Solution Massachusetts

Interview w/ Gary Menin Sr. of Raptors Are The Solution Massachusetts

We recently spoke with Gary Menin Sr. the head of the Massachusetts chapter of Raptors Are The Solution (R.A.T.S.). Gary discusses his fascination with birds of prey, why they are so vital to our eco-system, and how rodenticides have impacted their population. 
The California Rodenticides Ban: What You Need To Know About Using Rat Poison

The California Rodenticides Ban: What You Need To Know About Using Rat Poison

Find out what you need to know regarding the recent rodenticides bans (AB 1788) in the state of California.
5 Most Rat Infested Cities In America

5 Most Rat Infested Cities In America

Dubbed the “rat capital” of America, the abundance of garbage makes Chicago an ideal location for rats. The many buildings provide shelter for rats while they dine on excessive trash. Chicago’s primary species is the brown rat. This highly dominant species has edged out the black rat...
Rat & Mouse Trap Laws in the United States of America

Rat & Mouse Trap Laws in the United States of America

American Rat Trap Laws The notion that American rat trap laws make rat and mouse traps illegal is mostly a myth. However, there are some areas that require you to have a permit to possess traps so you may need to check with your state about that. However, certain techniques, such as pellets are no longer legal.
One Reason Your Rat Traps Aren't Working

One Reason Your Rat Traps Aren't Working

Why is your rat trap not working? In our experience, this fundamental issue is a common culprit to tripping up trap success — it isn’t location, it isn’t bait, and it isn’t the trap. Its food competition!
Interview With Integrated Pest Management Expert Janet Hurley

Interview With Integrated Pest Management Expert Janet Hurley

Our latest interview is with renowned pest management expert Janet Hurley from School Integrated Pest Management, Texas. Janet shared with us some...
Why Snap & Glue Rat Traps Are Cruel

Why Snap & Glue Rat Traps Are Cruel

For some, the notion of labeling certain animals as pests can be contradictory with their morals. It can be extremely challenging for animal lover...
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