Blog | Hobbs Pest Solutions - Part 2

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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

Tips for Keeping Ants Out of Your Home This Winter

November 22, 2018

When the temperature begins to drop, many unwelcome house guests begin looking for a safe, warm space in which to spend the winter. This means that many homes are susceptible to ant and insect invasions when the temperature starts to fall. Investing in ant pest control in Butte County, CA, can help you ensure that your home stays ant and insect free throughout the year. There are a number of preventative measures that you can take in advance of the winter season, however, that can help you stop infestations from occurring in the first place. Here are just some steps... View Article