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If You Don’t Want A Rat Problem, Do These 4 Things!

June 19th, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are many simple ways to prevent your home from attracting rodents, especially finding the evidence of rats.  Keeping rats out of your home is important not only to prevent damage to your investment, but to also proteect you and your family's health. Rodents can carry a number of deadly diseases, including: Ÿ Hantavirus Ÿ [...]

These Pests Want To Make Your Home Theirs This Winter: Stand Guard!

February 25th, 2014|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control, spiders, Stink Bugs, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Much like many of us, many insects and rodents do not care for cold weather and they will seek out shelter wherever it is warm and dry.  Your home makes a convenient place to spend the winter for many pests.  Not only is it shelter from the cold, but they can find food and water [...]

5 Facts About Mice That I Bet You Didn’t Know

February 10th, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it starts getting cold outside, you may notice that your home is being used as a safe haven for many creatures that usually prefer being outside.  Mice and insects will try to sneak into your home in order to find food, water and get out of the cold as winter approaches. While you may [...]

How Do I Know If I Have a Rat Infestation

January 8th, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Easy, Look for These 5 Signs! In order to protect the investment in your Northern VA home, it is important to be able to recognize the signs of a pest infestation.  Some pests can cause  damage and in some cases, endanger the health of your family.  Recognizing the signs of a rat infestation can protect [...]

How To Protect Your Home From Mice

January 6th, 2014|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Guarding the Fort: 5 Ways to Protect your Home from Mice There you were… just minding your own business – when out of nowhere a grey mouse the size of Texas shoots across the kitchen floor and nearly gives you a coronary. At this point you do one of three things. You a) run screaming [...]

Why Snap Traps For Mice Alone Do Not Solve Your Problem

January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mice, Rats and Infestations, Oh My: Why Snap Traps Aren’t Solving Your Problem It’s the middle of the night. You rouse from your sleep to pad down the hall and innocently open the kitchen cabinet for a midnight Chips Ahoy… but instead of finding the bag of cookies you are seeking, you are greeted by [...]

5 Ways to Stop Pests from Entering Your Northern VA Home

August 17th, 2013|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , |

As the temperatures begin to fall in Northern VA, you and your family will begin to close up the home to prepare for the ever colder temperatures. What you may not realize is that pests are also coming into your home to prepare for the long, cold months. The good news is there are some [...]

5 Truths About Ticks and Lyme Disease

February 20th, 2013|Categories: Fleas, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control, Ticks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lyme disease is a disease spread by deer ticks in summer months. It is most common in wooded areas of the United States, such as Washington, Oregon, and the east coast. The disease has four stages, and sufferers can be severely disabled if Lyme disease is not diagnosed and treated during the early stages. Lyme [...]

Tips for getting rid of rats and mice.

January 16th, 2012|Categories: Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , |

How to Keep Mice and Rats Away from Your House The exclusion of mice and rats from your home seems to be one of the top priorities for most homeowners in Northern Virginia when it comes to quality pest control.  In the spring and summer months, they are pestered by flying insects that irritate them [...]

Rodent infestations are on the rise!

January 2nd, 2012|Categories: General Pest Control, Pest Prevention Tips, Rodent Control|Tags: , , , , |

Why Are Rats and Mice Active This Time of Year? When the wintery months start to roll in each year, most Northern Virginia homeowners feel as if a huge burden has been lifted off of their shoulders.  They know that this cold season means that they will no longer have to be pestered by the [...]

 
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