When Do Skunks Come Out? A Guide to Skunk Behavior

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Skunks are known for their distinctive black and white stripes and their potent odor. Many people wonder when these creatures come out, especially if they live in areas where skunks are common. While skunks are nocturnal animals, they are also active during the daytime, particularly during the early morning and late afternoon. Skunks typically emerge … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pack Rats

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Pack Rat Problems? Pack rats are also known as white-throated wood rats or trade rats. Brown or gray in color with white bellies and bushy tails, they are often mistaken for large mice. But don’t be taken in by their cute and fluffy appearance, as these small creatures can cause serious damage, honing their large … Read more

Are Cats Good for Pest Control?

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Cats have natural instincts that allow them to hunt for small creatures including insects and rodents. The smaller and more elusive a pest is, the more attracted to the pest your cat will likely become. Both domestic and feral cats will frequently hunt for pests inside of a home-based on both sight and scent. But … Read more

How Much Does a Mouse Exterminator Cost?

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A mouse infestation often leaves sufferers wondering how to get rid of mice without having to spend a large amount of money on pest control. With this important factor in mind, it is also crucial to understand that a mouse infestation is sometimes best addressed by the thorough inspection provided by an exterminator. There are … Read more

Rat Zapper Electronic Rat Trap Reviews

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Electronic rat traps are one of the latest ways to combat a rodent problem as humanely as possible. One of the biggest manufacturers of electronic rat traps is Victor, which also produces a range of other rodent control products like snap traps, glue traps, ultrasonic repellents, live traps, and rodenticides. Their line of Rat Zappers … Read more

Top 6 Best Mouse Poisons to Buy in 2020

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  Mouse Poisons Review & Buyers Guide When researching to find the best poison for mice control, it’s like finding a proverbial mouse in a cornfield, with no clarity given for the sheer number of products available! It would take so much time to cross-reference that you are simply allowing more time for rodents to … Read more

How Does Rat and Mouse Poison Work?

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Rats and mice represent one of the most bothersome pest infestations for homeowners the world over. Rats, in particular, are vectors for disease and pass germs into homes in a similar capacity as cockroaches. With the recent rise of the bubonic plague, (yes, the Black Death plague), An evaluation of how rat and mice poison … Read more

Top 7 Best Rat Poison Bait to Buy

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  Best rat poisons, blocks and pellets From Chicago to New York, America’s biggest cities are being overrun by rats. Having spent decades ridding residential and commercial properties of pests, we have tried and tested first hand a number of different ways to eliminate rodents – all with varying success. Selecting the best rodenticide for … Read more

Best rat traps available to buy

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  One rat, two rats, three rats… more. Chances are if you have seen one rat foraging for food there are countless more scampering around your property. But rest assured that you are not alone, as it is widely reported that nearly 30% of all US households experience a rodent infestation. Often seen in cartoons … Read more

Shooting Rats With an Air Rifle

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I appreciate that this blog post is going to divide opinions, with many people arguing that rat shooting is an inhumane way of getting rid of rodents. I, however, firmly believe that if carried out in the correct way, shooting rats is actually far more humane than other forms of pest control, such as poison, … Read more

Will Rat Poison Kill a Dog?

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At this time of year as the weather gets colder, vermin such as rats and mice will find their way into our homes increasing the chances of our pets coming into contact with any poison we may have laid down. As a dog owner myself, I know the risks involved and advise against rat poison … Read more

Best Ultrasonic Pest Repellers – Reviews & Buyers Guide

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  If you want to deter pests from visiting your home, but don’t want to use toxic poisons, powders or sprays; then pest repellers offer a more humane approach to pest control. Designed to distract, annoy and discourage common household pests such as rats, mice, squirrels, birds and bugs; these ultrasonic pest repellers will scare … Read more