Did COVID-19 cause the Rat Infestations in Los Angeles?
If you live in the Los Angeles area you may have noticed rats in your home or backyard, rats are running rampant right now, I have never seen rodent infestations like this before, I believe it’s because of the current covid-19 pandemic situation we are experiencing. People are spending more time at home and creating […]
5 Tips for Rodent Proofing Your Home for Fall
Sure as the sun rises, eventually those lazy summer days will turn to pumpkin spice everything and fall will arrive. One of the most important things you can do to prepare yourself for this eventuality is to make sure you are “rodent ready” and you have done some rat proofing. Here are five tips we’ve […]
7 Easy Ways to Avoid Rat Infestation
There are few things more terrifying to a home or business owner than the idea of a rat infestation in attic, basement or anywhere else on the property. While it’s possible to effectively exterminate rats when they have infested a space, the best solution is to avoid infestation in the first place. We’ve gathered seven […]
What is the Vertebrate Pest Control Conference?
Almost every industry has some sort of conference or trade show which is vital to attend–for those who want to stay on the top of their game. The extermination industry is no different, as there are a number of pest control conferences in existence across the country. For us at American Rat Control, attending the […]
Pest of the Month: Black Rat
There are any number of pests, both of the rodent and insect variety that cause problems for California home and business owners. However, one of the most notable is the black rat–which is why we chose this creature for our “pest of the month” and share interesting facts about pests such as this. What is a Black Rat? Black […]
Rodent Library: What Type of Rat Infestation do I Have?
If you notice rats, or signs of rats, in your home, your first instinct is probably to try and take care of the situation as soon as possible. However, it can make sense to step back and observe for a bit. The reason for this is that when you know what type of pest is […]
5 Potential Rat Health Hazards Lurking in Your Home
Mice and rats in your home are not just unpleasant. They can actually be dangerous. Rodents can carry a number of contagions that can cause illnesses. Because of this, it is important to perform proper removal if a mouse or rat infestation is discovered and proper rat proofing to ensure that the problem does not […]
Five Signs You May Have an Autumn Rat Infestation
Few household pests are as frightening to home and business owners as rats. Not only are rats creepy, crawly creatures, but they also carry diseases everywhere they travel and can even destroy your building from the inside out. Luckily, a good pest control company, like American Rat Control, can rid your home of these creatures […]
A Traveling Infestation – Mice in Your Car
Dealing with a rodent infestation is never a pleasant affair. Having the sanctity of your home violated by fuzzy little invaders is not only an inconvenience, but a serious health and safety risk to you and your family. But did you know there’s another area of your life that might be susceptible to rogue rodents […]
Mega Multipliers: The Rithmatic of Rodents
Rats and mice are possibly the most successful mammalian species to share living space with humans. Even more than dogs and cats, rodents find a way to make themselves at home with people, invading our food stores, spreading diseases, attracting other pests, and generally making a nuisance of themselves. And one of the biggest reasons […]