Categories for Rodent Control

How to Mice-Proof Your House for Winter

September 21, 2020

As the weather gets chilly, humans aren’t the only ones seeking warm shelter. Homeowners must prepare for mice in the winter because once they move in, it’s hard to get them out. Proof your house for mice in Central Illinois by following these simple tips. Clear out the clutter Attics and garages become graveyards for unwanted stuff. It’s like the saying goes: “Out of sight, out of mind.” Those boxes of old clothes and photo albums could be harboring tiny stowaways without you realizing it. Rats and mice favor spots uninhabited by humans so they can build their nests without... View Article

How Can I Tell if I Have a Mouse or Rat in My Home?

July 1, 2020

Rodents are common household pests that can get into food, spread diseases and destroy building materials. To get rid of rodents, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re dealing with, but it’s not always easy to determine whether you have mice or rats on your hands. With this in mind, consider the following advice to help you distinguish between mice and rat infestation signs in Central Illinois. Identifying a rodent problem Before determining whether you’re dealing with mice or rats, it’s important to understand how to identify a rodent problem to begin with. Here are some of the most common... View Article

Signs There Are Rodents in Your Home

May 4, 2020

Mice and other rodents are notorious for invading homes in search of food, and leaving behind plenty of unpleasant signs and reminders of their presence. They also carry disease and can cause costly damage to your home, clothing and food supply, so attacking the problem right away is crucial in saving time, money and frustration. Eventually, if your pest problem becomes too large, you’ll need to recruit a professional service to eliminate them at the source. But what if you’ve already hired a pest control service, and you’re still finding signs of rodents in Central Illinois? How do you tell... View Article

The Dangers of a Rodent Infestation Where You Live or Work

January 3, 2020

Rodents like mice and rats can get inside homes and commercial buildings through the smallest openings. Once inside, rodents will immediately set up a home base in a safe spot away from people, then go out exploring the rest of the place in search of food, water and materials to build their nest. Rats and mice are programmed to procreate—there’s really no way around this. The thing about rodents is that they can be quiet when they want to be. As such, you must be on the lookout for other signs of a rodent infestation where you live or work.... View Article

Tips for Rodent Control

September 6, 2019

Sharing a home with mice and other rodents is something that no homeowner wants to do. They can inhabit any room in your home and need very little space to travel or survive. In fact, mice can come into your home through openings the size of a nickel. Once inside, a sighting can cause alarm, but they do more damage than that. They can chew through electrical wires as well as carry bacteria and contaminate your home. Luckily, there are many ways you can combat rodent problems on your own, and professional rodent control in central Illinois can also help.... View Article

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