Is it a mouse or a rat? Here’s the answer

It it a mouse or a rat? We get customers that call the office frequently with this question.  The answer is mostly straight forward  except when a juvenile rodent is involved.  Having the answers ready to the following questions may help ease your mind. Are you seeing droppings? What size are they? Where are you […]

Mice in the basement. How did they get in?

Mice in the basement is by far the most common symptom of mice found in homes.  The reason is that there are just so many areas where they can get in.  Mice are small and agile.  In fact, in order to get into a home they only need a hole the diameter of a pencil.  […]

Clogged gutters will attract pests

Clogged gutters will attract pests, but what kind of pests? During a training session recently we covered why regular gutter maintenance and gutter cleaning was so important.  Typically, this leads into a discussion about our gutter cover product, but today was different.  A new technicians wanted to know exactly what pests are going to be […]

Mouse droppings in the kitchen

Mouse droppings in the kitchen are a hazard It won’t come as a shock to know that fecal from any animal can be dangerous.  This is especially true of mice because they can so easily get into our homes.  Once inside the home mice are give unfettered access to most areas.  The most likely area […]

Safely getting rid of wasps and hornets

Safely getting rid of wasps may sound easy, but it can be tricky even for a professional.  In fact, there are some nests that are better off left alone.  This is especially true later in the season. The main safety concerns for a professional are very different from the homeowner.  The reason is that we […]