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 […]
What is the difference between a rat, a mouse and a rodent?
At first glance, mice and rats seem incredibly similar. In behavior and anatomy, however, they have a lot of differences. The words rat and mouse aren’t scientifically given. Still, it’s possible to tell them apart at first glance. The Similarities Before we discuss the differences between mice and rats, let’s cover some of their similarities. Both mice and […]
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 […]
Rodents Under the Roof? Sure signs that you need attic pest control.
There are few things more unsettling than being woken by the sounds of scurrying above your head. Rodents in the attic don’t just disturb your sleep. They can also cause serious damage to your home. Learning to identify the signs, as well as the best ways to make these interlopers unwelcome, can save you a […]
American Rat Control’s Pest Spotlight: Roof Rat
It’s always disconcerting when you suspect that there is a pest inside your home. The Roof Rat can infest houses and apartments in many warmer areas; they often find their way into California homes. Wondering if there are roof rats in your attic or walls? Read on to learn more about this tenacious pest. What’s […]
Summer Pests in California
Summer means barbeques, vacation and plenty of time to spend with family and friends. However, it also means summer pests. This is the time of year when even those who never see pests will see an influx of bugs and other bothersome creatures. Here in California, we are not immune to this annoyance. Let us […]
Invasive Species in California
An invasive species is a plant, animal, insect or other species that aren’t native, but that has been introduced by non-natural means. In addition, it would be a species that has been shown to have a tendency to spread in a way that may harm the environment or native creatures, plants, etc. Sadly, the movement of humans […]