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How Rat and Mice Infestations Can Affect Your Health

Posted on June 30, 2020
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Having a rat or mice infestation is the worst nightmare for many homeowners. There is nothing more discomforting than hearing a rat or mouse scurrying around in your home. However, these rodents are not just annoying pests. They can severely damage the health of you and your family. Our Sacramento pest control company explains how … Continue reading

Five Rodent Control Myths You Should Never Believe

Posted on March 16, 2020
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No one wants rodents in their home. These furry, mischievous creatures are not only a nuisance, but they are also dangerous. They can put you, your loved ones and pets at risk for suffering serious illness. Many mice and rats can spread deadly diseases, such as the hantavirus, salmonella and listeria through urine and droppings. … Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between Rats and Mice?

Posted on December 20, 2019
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Is your rodent problem keeping you up at night? Do you notice signs of rodents in your pantry or cabinets? Rodent problems are more common than many California homeowners realize. In fact, a recent panel of pest control experts stated that California is currently experiencing a rat infestation that threatens public health. The key to … Continue reading

Common Signs of Rats 

Posted on September 13, 2019
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Historically, rats have been responsible for spreading some of the deadliest diseases known to humankind, such as bubonic plague. Today, rats and other rodents are responsible for spreading more than 35 diseases worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These diseases are generally spread through ticks, mites or fleas that have fed … Continue reading

Seal Your Home Against Rodents

Posted on August 15, 2018
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As summer temperatures begin to dip into cooler fall weather and the days get shorter, instinct drives rodents to start the hunt for a warm place to spend the winter — even in areas that don’t regularly experience hard freezes. The bad news is that, sometimes, rodents decide that your home is the coziest place … Continue reading

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