Interesting Facts About Mice & Rats You Might Not Have Known

With the weather starting to cool off, the fall season is here. The cooler weather is a great time of year to get outside and enjoy the fresh cool breezes. It is also a time for pests to come inside and look for a nice warm place to spend the winter months. One of those pests that often cause a big scare for people are rodents. A rodent is a general term and does not actually describe just rats and mice. Although these are the two main kinds that cause trouble for people in their homes, there are more. A gerbil, squirrel, hamster and even a porcupine are also classified as rodents so the different species can vary a lot. If you label all the different types of rodents found around the world, the list would reach over 1,500. There are some very interesting facts about rodents; some that you may have heard before but others might surprise you!

Spider Prevention

Whether dangerous or harmless, you are bound to see spiders as the temperatures start to cool off. This is actually a very active time for many spiders as they get ready to mate. Many spiders are harmless, but there are a couple that you need to be cautious around if you spot them. Eagle Pest Services is going to talk about some common spiders and how to avoid them. There are two spiders that are found in Virginia that pose a threat to humans.

Pest Control Needs for Offices & Other Businesses

Do your run or manage a business or commercial building? There are lots of areas that need to have your attention to keep the building running the way it should. One area that should not be overlooked is the pest control needs of the office or building. You want to be sure that your employees as well as your customers and clients feel safe when they are at the building. One way to do that is to make sure that you have pests under control around your home. Pests are a problem even in these businesses and the pests seem to hide out in some areas that you may not have considered.

Myths About Pests in Clean Versus Dirty Homes

Pests are a real pain for any kind of a home but those people that make sure they keep their home extremely clean can feel it the worst. There is an assumption that you don’t need to hire a pest control company if you have a nice clean house. You may assume that you don’t have any food left out for a pests to come in and feed on.  There is more that pests are looking for than just food and that is why even a home that is clean can be subject to pest infestations. Dealing with pests under any circumstance is not fun so you really need to know what all could be driving pests to your home specifically.