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 […]

Mice: The great invader

There are two different species of mice in Connecticut.  They’re deer mice and the house mice.  The picture to the left shows a female deer mouse tending to her young in a detached barn in Washington Depot, CT. The main difference between the two mice is that deer mice are much hardier than house mcie. […]

Rodent droppings are full of disease

Rodent droppings are full of disease carrying pathogens.  In order to protect your family from these diseases and rodent droppings we recommend removing insulation that is soaked with rodent urine and rodent droppings.  Envirocare Pest Control has developed a unique system of cleaning up after rodents in attics, crawls spaces and basements. Here’s our process: […]

Indian meal moths in a kitchen

We solved an Indian Meal Moth problem account this week.  Over the past month several of our technicians had been to a home and were unable to find where the moths were breeding.  I made a visit to the home and found that our pest control service technicians had indeed tried everything they could think […]

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 […]

Strange Noises in the Attic? It Could Be Bats, Mice or Squirrels!

On an almost daily basis our company fields calls about strange noises in the attic. Most if not all noises coming from the attic can be attributed to either rodents, bats or squirrels. Here’s how to tell the difference before you call a pro: Bats normally make a noise that sounds like flapping wings hitting a […]