How Common is Hantavirus in Deer Mice Droppings in Vacaville, CA? Prevention Tips & More

Seeing a cute little mouse somewhere far from your home isn’t a problem for most people. If this mouse and his friends decide to set up camp in your home, it won’t matter how cute they are. Deer mice are a common species that you might find […]

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How to Get Rid of a House Mice Infestation & Prevent Diseases in Your Kentfield, CA Home

Mice are found all over the world. Despite their tiny stature, mice in general will eat between 15-20 times a day. A house mouse, in fact, will eat so much that they produce between 40-100 droppings a day. Mice are very agile and skilled in swimming, jumping, […]

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How to Get Rid of Disease Spreading Norway Rats & Rodent Burrows in Larkspur, CA

Norway rats are also known as brown rats, sewer rats and wharf rats. Even though they are called Norway rats, they aren’t from Norway. They are native to Asia and arrived in England via Norwegian ships before they made their way to the United States. These are […]

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Facts About Norway Rats in Rohnert Park, CA; Rat Droppings, Diseases, Burrows & More

It’s very important to control Norway rats in your home and yard because they can cause damage to your property and they pose a serious health risk to your family with the bacteria and diseases they can spread. Norway Rat Identification The head and body of a […]

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Best Ways to Get Rid of House Mice in Your Kitchen, Walls & Other Areas of Your Sebastopol, CA Home

The common house mouse (Mus musculus) is considered one of the most bothersome pests due to its ability to thrive in a variety of different conditions within urban settings. The house mouse is also responsible for contaminating surfaces and spreading food borne diseases such as salmonella as […]

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How to Prevent & Get Rid of Black Roof & Brown Norway Rats in Sausalito, CA

The term “rodent” refers to a large order of mammals that are known for the large, gnawing front teeth and chewing side teeth. Two rats commonly found in California are the Roof rat and the Norway rat. They become pests when they move into urban areas and […]

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Black Roof Rats AKA Ship or House Rats Spread Diseases to Humans Via Urine, Droppings & More in Vacaville, CA

Some of us have a primal fear of snakes, bugs or rats. The black rat aka: ship rat, roof rat or house rat known to science as Rattus rattus seems appropriate. Lady and Tramp’s nemesis, (thanks Disney for that nightmare). They are everywhere. Roof rats hitch rides […]

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Norway Rat Identification & How to Get Rid of These Burrowing Rodent Pests in Fairfield, CA

When you are dealing with rats you want to be sure that you use a professional pest control company. Rats are not a pest that you want to play with and definitely not a pest that you want to leave untreated since they can become a serious […]

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Roof/Black/Ship Rat

Roof rats, also called black rats or ship rats, are smaller in size than Norway rats. The roof rat has soft hair, in contrast to the Norway rat’s coarse hair They are around 7″ long, with a tail around 8″ long. Coloration is a mixture of brown […]

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Norway/Sewer/Wharf Rat

The Norway rat is also referred to as the sewer rat, wharf rat, or brown rat. They can swim, and do inhabit sewers. It’s the largest of rats and mice, with a body of around 8″ long and a tail around 7″. Their coarse fur is colored […]

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