Categories for Rats

How to Identify a Rodent Problem in Your Home

December 21, 2019

During the winter months, it’s common for rodents to make their way into homes and businesses to escape the cold and find food, shelter and water to last until spring. No matter how much you try to keep rodents at bay, they might still find their way inside, causing a number of big problems for your property. The sooner you identify a rodent problem, the better equipped you will be to address the issue and get rid of the pests. With this in mind, consider these tips from the best rodent exterminator in Butte County, CA to help you identify... 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

Warning Signs That Rodents Might Have Moved in with You

September 18, 2018

Now that fall is on the horizon, it’s the time of year that rodents begin to find warm places to call home for the winter. Unfortunately, that warm place is also your residence, and rodents are never good roommates. Many times, they will damage buildings, and their droppings spread disease, compromising your safety. If you identify any of the following warning signs, rodents may have already moved into your building, and you should contact Hobbs Pest Solutions for rodent control in Butte County, CA as soon as possible: Noises: You know that mysterious, occasional scratching and squeaking coming from behind... View Article

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