How do mice get in walls

How do mice get in walls and the attic?  It’s a question that we answer everyday.  The fact is mice only need about the size of a dime to get into a home.  Once inside mice can do almost anything they want. In order to know how mice get in walls and attics you’ll need […]

Keeping mice out of the house permanently

Keeping mice out of the house permanently is the goal of a rodent exclusion.  However, most pest control companies only provide rodent control.  The difference between the two is worth talking about. Control vs Exclusion So, what is rodent control?  In general it’s exactly what it sounds like.  The company is going to control the […]

Crawl Space Insulation

These pictures are before and after shots of a wet, rodent infested crawl space that we just finished.   This crawl was insufficiently winterized with very little insulation.  To make matters worse it had insulation that was soaked with rodent urine and fecal matter.  Here’s how we transformed it. After putting on our protective gear, […]

Mice Infestation: The largest cause of unknown fires

Did you know that a mice infestation are the greatest cause of unknown fires? If you’ve never seen a true mice infestation were mice have chewed wires I’ve posted a classic picture of just how devastating rodent damage can be.  This particular wire has been chewed and permanently stained with rodent fecal matter and rub […]

Basement Insulation, Heat Loss and Rodents

Traditionally, most basements have fiberglass insulation installed at the band joist (which is the top outside perimeter board) and in between the floor joist bays.  However, a new building trend is catching on with builders.  If you go into a brand new home what you’ll find is that the insulation is only at the band […]