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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...
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!
Do Rats Hibernate

Do Rats Hibernate? — What Rats Do In The Winter

For centuries, Rats have been one of the most consistent nuisances in human beings lives. Wherever people make homes, rats are sure to follow. Thi...
5 Ways to Rodent Control Your Garden

5 Ways to Rodent Control Your Garden

  A backyard vegetable garden is a true labor of love. It’s your opportunity to get your hands dirty and create delicious, homegrown tomatoes, cuc...
Why Do Rats Have Tails?

Why Do Rats Have Tails?

One of the rat's most distinctive features is its long, hairless tail. This slimy-looking tail is one of the most common things that people find ...
How Rat Poisons Can Harm Other Animals

How Rat Poisons Can Harm Other Animals

Getting rid of a rat infestation with poison will reduce their population but at a tremendous cost to other living things, from the most inconsequ...
Best Baits You Can Use to Trap Rats

Best Baits You Can Use to Trap Rats

One of the biggest frustrations in trying to trap rats is identifying the right bait for the job at hand. We often hear people say they’ve tried i...
5 Keys to Rat-Trapping Success

5 Keys to Rat-Trapping Success

For homeowners across the country, one of the most frustrating aspects of having a rat problem is how challenging it can be to effectively get rid...
How to Identify What Type of Rat You Have

How to Identify What Type of Rat You Have

If you’re experiencing a rat problem, it’s understandable that you want the creatures out of your home as quickly as possible. If you’re like most...
4 Ways a Rat Can Kill You

4 Ways a Rat Can Kill You

Rats are more than just an annoyance. They can cause irreversible damage to your property—and even kill you. How? Not for the faint of heart, here...
4 Non Humane Rat Trap Solutions That Waste Time and Money

4 Non Humane Rat Trap Solutions That Waste Time and Money

Discovering a rat problem in your home can be extremely stressful. It’s no wonder most homeowners turn to the four most common rat traps to try to...
4 Humane Rat Trap Solutions

4 Humane Rat Trap Solutions

Coping with a rodent problem is near the top of the list of many homeowners’ worst nightmares, and with good reason: It’s icky knowing that rats o...

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