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Nocturnal Pests In Illinois

2018-04-04T17:51:39+00:00

While some Illinois pests are more commonly seen when the sun is out, there are several nocturnal pests that are much sneakier. They come out at night when most people are asleep, so they are often harder to catch. With Daylight Savings Time upon us, the chance of experiencing one of these creatures increases. Mice And Rats Mice and rats prefer to hide, so the best way to look for signs of their presence is to check in places such as under furniture or in low-traffic areas. Look for droppings, gnawed furniture, gnawed plastic or containers in kitchens [...]

Nocturnal Pests In Illinois 2018-04-04T17:51:39+00:00

Tips for Preventing Mice Infestations

2018-04-04T17:54:44+00:00

Do you have a mouse in the house? If so, watch out! Mice reproduce rapidly; one happy couple can make over 100 babies. A mouse here and there can quickly become an army of pesky rodents. Here are some signs of a mice infestation: Holes chewed through packaged food Droppings Noises behind walls or ceilings Holes in the wall How Can I Get Rid Of Mice? Mice want a reliable source of food, so keep trash containers covered, put dry goods in plastic containers, don't leave food on the counters and keep crumbs off the floor. Eliminate clutter [...]

Tips for Preventing Mice Infestations 2018-04-04T17:54:44+00:00

Diseases Caused By Rodents

2018-04-09T17:12:21+00:00

Just because you have not personally seen or interacted with mice, rats or other rodents in your home doesn't mean they aren’t negatively impacting your life. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), rodents are responsible for spreading diseases to humans through direct contact and indirect contact by transferring the pathogens to insects or arachnids. Direct contact not only includes bites but also contact with feces, urine and airborne particles contaminated by rodents. Specific Diseases Transmitted by Rodents Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) – Hantavirus can be carried by rodents and is commonly spread through rodent droppings, [...]

Diseases Caused By Rodents 2018-04-09T17:12:21+00:00

Five Ways Mice Get Inside Your Home

2018-04-04T18:11:51+00:00

No matter how secure your home may seem, mice and other rodents are small and resourceful. If you end up with unwelcome guests in your home, consider these five common entry points. 1. Windows and doors. Mice and other rodents will often get inside the same way you do. Mice can squeeze into very small spaces, including cracks or gaps around windows and doors. Keep doors and windows shut securely. Also, add door flaps or extra insulation to correct gaps. 2. Walls. Mice can also get inside through the walls, exploiting small cracks in the exterior. Look for [...]

Five Ways Mice Get Inside Your Home 2018-04-04T18:11:51+00:00

What Happens When Pests Die in Your Home?

2018-04-04T18:20:06+00:00

While doing your spring cleaning before the temperatures heat up in the coming months, one of the most unpleasant discoveries that you can make is finding large numbers of dead animals or insects. These may include mice, cockroaches, and ants. Of course, if the size or number of these dead pests is large, you likely smelled them before you discovered them. One important thing to realize is that this discovery is usually just a sign of a much larger problem. This is because finding a number of dead animals or insects usually means that there is a considerable [...]

What Happens When Pests Die in Your Home? 2018-04-04T18:20:06+00:00

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