5 Reasons Rats are Attracted to Your Home
5 Reasons rats are attracted to your home. Most years rats are less of a pest in the winter months for several reasons. First most animals do not breed and have babies in the winter because there is less food available and that makes it harder for the mother to sustain the young and would […]
Stop Rats Before You Begin Construction on Your Home
Are you getting ready to do construction or major repairs on your home such as replacing your roof, replacing doors or windows, getting sewer work done on your home, or any major home repair.? Here are 5 things you should make sure are sealed before your contractor calls the job complete. For More Information See […]
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 […]