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How to Choose a Pest Control Company or Exterminator in Butte County, CA

February 5, 2019

There may come a time when you need the services of an exterminator to deal with a pest problem in your home. While there are dozens of nearby pest control companies to call, your best bet is to not rush in selecting a company. Even if you require emergency pest control services, you should still do a quick search and confirm a business’s reputation. Doing this can save you money and headaches, because you’ve got a better chance at avoiding scammers and inexperienced pest control technicians. Below are some tips to help you choose the best exterminator in Butte County,... View Article

Common Exterminator Scams to Watch Out For

January 22, 2019

Bugs, insects, rodents and other critters inside your home can cause a lot of damage and breed like crazy. Wanting to avoid a serious pest infestation is a given. To be sure all pests are removed from your property, the best approach is to call in the professionals, rather than trying to take on the problem yourself. However, it’s important that you do some research before hiring an exterminator to take care of your pest problem, because scams are an unfortunate problem in this industry. Need tips to spot a fake? Below are the most common scams pulled by untrustworthy... View Article

Are Rodents Moving In? Here Are Seven Signs to Watch For

January 4, 2019

Many families host a few houseguests during the winter season. While some guests are better than others, there’s one visitor you never want to see: rodents. A rodent infestation can be disastrous. A family of rats living in the walls can lead to the spread of disease and thousands of dollars in repair costs. Unfortunately, many homes are susceptible to an invasion during California’s rainy winter months. These furry creatures head indoors to seek a dry and warm hiding spot until the nice weather returns in the spring. It can be difficult to permanently rid a home of a rodent... View Article

Four Steps to Protect Yourself from Rodents Trying to Move in This Winter

December 21, 2018

Chilly temperatures, icy mornings, shorter days and the roar of the furnace all mean one thing: winter is here. Most families spend the winter months away from the cold inside the warmth of their homes. Unfortunately, rodents usually have the same idea in mind. These fuzzy pests attempt to move inside homes during the winter where they can lay in wait until the warm temperatures and their usual food sources return. They’ll hide in the crawlspace beneath the home, the attic, the walls, the cupboards or a forgotten closet for months. The rats will find new food sources in the... View Article

Tips for Protecting Your Home from Rodents Without Using Poison

December 6, 2018

Rodents are one of the most hated pests in the world, and for good reason. Rodents destroy property, spread disease and pave the way for other types of infestations. Unfortunately, many of the most effective means of keeping rodents at bay often involve caustic poisons that can be harmful to children, pets and adults alike. If you’re facing an infestation of rodents in your home, there are a number of poison-free measures that you can take to keep mice and rats at bay, while also not unnecessarily contaminating your home with potentially dangerous substances. Here are just some of the... View Article