Rodent Deterrants

I am often asked if it is possible to exclude rodents from a home. The answer is sometimes, maybe and yes. The reason why rodent exclusion is difficult is not only that finding all the holes is problematic, but rodents also find entrances into homes by chewing their way into previously closed areas such as […]

Flea Treatment?

Tis the time of the year when fleas start making an appearance. So far this year we have gotten more calls than the previous 2 years combined. Here’s what you need to know. Fleas have what is called complete metamorphosis. This means that they have 4 stages to their lifecycle, they are egg, larva, pupa […]

Bat Exclusion Process

Bat exclusions are set to begin next week and we are all set to go. I get asked all the time so I wanted to give our customers and potential customers a quick overview of exactly how we do bat exclusions. First and foremost we do not kill bats. The entire process is centered around […]

Bat Guano or Mouse Droppings?

Today I received a call from a homeowner that really had a problem. Mrs. X was perplexed as to how rodents and bats could be so different, yet their droppings were the same. Mrs. X was wrong—their droppings are not the same. This is a common identification problem that has an easy solution. Here’s how to […]

Bat in your house

Do you have a bat in your house?  I’ll make this short and sweet. I know lots of bats are dying in winter tabernacles in the northeast, but we still are getting complaint calls about bats in peoples homes. If a bat ends up unannounced in your home here is what to do: 1. Don’t […]

Yellow jackets in your home?

Having yellow jackets in your home is a scary proposition.  We received a scary call yesterday. A customer stated she had no less than a few hundred yellow jackets flying around her office. Now, this is a problem under any circumstance, but especially while she is occupying the office. Fortunately, this client was only stung […]