Rodent Control Riverside County Blog
"The phrase “a clean home is a healthy home” couldn’t be more true as rodent season creeps around the corner. When rodents get in your home, a series of problems will occur. They can range from a foul stench from droppings & urine to power outages caused by rodents chewing on wiring in attics. While these problems can affect your home’s appearance & the quality of living, rodents can create another problem that directly targets..."
"A common questioned asked to us is whether a valid homeowner’s insurance policy will cover damage cause by rodents. A review of the exclusions on your current homeowner’s policy & an understanding of how “rodents” are technically defined will answer this common question. There are different types of “rodents” that can be a nuisance in your home, including skunks, squirrels, raccoons, rats, mice, etc. And some of the above rodents may have caused substantial damage..."
"Every rodent control company is different in the techniques they use to get rid of rodents from a home. While all the methods can be equally effective if correctly administered, you have to ensure that the company you choose to remove your rat problem isn’t cutting corners to earn some bucks. Here are some standard practices that should be enforced by your rodent control company, so you know you are getting exactly what you paid..."
"The most common rats found in Riverside are the Norway rat and the roof rat. Both types of rats can live almost anywhere that provides them with shelter and is close to a food and water source. Typically your attic is a common place to find these rodents. Take action to get rid of rodents as soon as you discover their presence in your home. Leaving rodents in your home without an effective rat control..."
"In this not so common situation, the owner of a rodent-catching canine makes less money annually than his counterpart. The dog that specializes in finding and catching about 10,000 rats each year earns about NT$500,000 in southwestern Taiwan. The owner, Hung Tsao- ching, works as an electrician and plumber and named his lucrative rodent-hunter “Blackie”. Blackie specialized skill includes detecting underground rats that are as deep as one meter. After barking the rodents out of..."
"Nobody knows how true the statement, “rodents are far from extinct”, more than New Hope warehouse employees. The one mammal that has survived over 50 years and invades 21 million homes each year has overrun the New Hope warehouse. A large number of one of the 14 known rodent families in the structure caused the Food & Drug Administration to send a warning letter requesting the health code violations be corrected or acknowledged with a..."
"Gophers are among one of the rodents in Riverside County (Hemet, Corona) that can do severe damage to your property. Pocket gophers are found in Riverside and Southern California. They can live at sea level to 13,000 ft. elevation. Unlike rats that live inside your home, gophers live underground and feed on grains or tree roots. They create tunnels that lead to tree roots and dig even deeper for their nests. Waterlines for sprinkler systems..."
"All vegetation (gardens, trees, plants, etc.) face an endless challenge in Riverside. In the summer, the dry, warm air dehydrates the greenery. Watering has to be done daily during sundown to avoid evaporation of the water before it reaches the plants roots. Conversely, during the winter, rodents and other animals are a threat to your plants. The plants are a food supply and they will attract rodents to your home. So, you must protect your..."
"The thought of rodents invading a home will stress anybody out (and possibly cause a cringe). So, why do people dread rodents infesting their property? Are they worried because rodents are portrayed as filthy, furry creatures that can bite and spread disease? Probably, but there are other factors to consider with rodent infestations in your house. Besides being a threat to your family and pets, rodents will cause costly home repairs. They will damage the..."
"“I’ve used baits, traps, chemicals, glueboards, and followed practically every rodent control technique available on the internet. But I can’t seem to get rid of the rodents in my home.” This is a common statement made from our clients in Riverside County. Our response: “A high rodent population is not easy to remove without proper knowledge and products.” Rodent are timid creatures by nature and very cautious of their surroundings. Once they establish a nest..."