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Using Baits Against Carpenter Ants

Using Baits Against Carpenter Ants

The most effective way to deal with a carpenter ant infestation is the bait. Ant baits are used to deal with colonies that are hard to reach, and which cannot be destroyed by directly applying insecticides. Why baits are the best solution when dealing with carpenter...

German Cockroaches Particularly Hard To Locate

German Cockroaches Particularly Hard To Locate

Massachusetts is home to several cockroach species, but only four species are considered significant indoor pests in the state. These four cockroach species are commonly known as American, German, Oriental and brown-banded cockroaches, and each of these species is...

Identifying A Mouse infestation

Identifying A Mouse infestation

Mice are stealthy, paranoid animals that will attempt to stay hidden in any environment that they inhabit. This trait helps them survive outdoors, and it allows them to go undetected in the home for long periods of time. However, if you know what to look for, you are...

Identifying A Mouse infestation

How To Implement Effective Rat Control

Effective rat control measures are essential to keeping your home rat-free, and these measures can be split into two groups - prevention and removal. Let’s take a look at these two groups and the measures that compose them. Prevention Prevention is an essential part...

How Rats Use Smell To Find A Suitable Home

How Rats Use Smell To Find A Suitable Home

Rats have many traits that allow them to survive outdoors. From their acrobatic skill, to their intelligence and general hardiness, rats are built to survive an environment teeming with predators and conditions that could kill them. But one of their often overlooked...

Which Is The Best Rat Trap?

Which Is The Best Rat Trap?

There are numerous options on the market when it comes to rat traps, with some being more effective than others. Let’s go through the list and check the pros and cons of the most popular options out there. Snap traps The trusty snap trap is a classic, and it’s just as...

How Rats Use Smell To Find A Suitable Home

How To Avoid A Mouse Infestation

As soon as mice enter the home, they are immediately busy at work building a nest. Mouse nests are the central base of a mouse infestation, and they serve as a storage area for food, a nursery for the young, and place to rest after a busy day of foraging. Let’s take a...

Can Dogs Protect The Home Against Mice?

Can Dogs Protect The Home Against Mice?

We all know that cats are masters at catching mice, but how do dogs fare against these pests? After all, dogs are used for hunting, and they are the descendants of predators. Well, as it turns out, dogs are surprisingly good at dealing with mice. Let’s take a closer...

Signs That There Is A Norway Rat Infestation In Your Home

Signs That There Is A Norway Rat Infestation In Your Home

Norway rat infestations can be extremely dangerous. Not only do these rats cause damage in the home and are an eyesore, they also spread numerous diseases. This is why it’s important to be able to detect an infestation early on and remove it. Droppings Wherever Norway...

Dangers of the Rat

Dangers of the Rat

Rats are not only an unpleasant sight, they can also pose serious threats to both the home and the wellbeing of the inhabitants. In this article, we’re going to go over these threats and what you can do to minimize them. Threats to the home Rats have teeth that grow...