Blog | Hobbs Pest Solutions - Part 4

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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

Is It Worth Hiring a Professional Exterminator?

November 7, 2018

If you’re dealing with a pest infestation at your home or business, you may be wondering if you should try and address the problem yourself, or if it’s worth the money to hire a qualified professional. Because insect extermination relies on a number of potentially deadly and dangerous chemicals, it’s advisable to work with a trained exterminator in Oroville, CA. While the severity of your infestation and your own knowledge and experience play a role, it’s also important to consider the fact that, if not executed correctly, you may still have an infestation at your home, even after investing money... View Article

How to Get Rid of Ants Outside Your Home

October 24, 2018

There are fewer things more frustrating than a troublesome ant infestation. Depending on the type of ants that you’re dealing with at your site, they may begin to eat away at the foundation of your home. Other ants could attack any outside food sources you may have, including your fruit trees and vegetable gardens. There are even some types of ants that bite and sting. Regardless of the type of ant that you’re hoping to eradicate from your property, it’s important to always consult a professional specializing in pest control in Oroville, CA before taking any action. Ants, like all... View Article