As the weather begins to cool down, many animals and bugs will begin to seek shelter and warmth in your home or business. Common household pests such as mice, rats, squirrels, bats, cockroaches, and ants find their way in from openings you may not even realize are there. Follow these DIY tips to help keep your home protected from any possible animal infes… Read more »
Rabies is a painful and deadly disease which occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. Each year, more than 55,000 people around the world die from rabies, mostly in Asia and Africa. Fortunately for those living in the United States, deaths from rabies are rare due to the vast availability of vaccines and rabi… Read more »
Health officials in the Navajo and Coconino counties have confirmed that fleas have tested positive for the Yersinia pestis bacteria, the biological agent which causes three forms of the plague; bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic.
How You Can Contract the Plague
Three ways of becoming infected by the bacteria are:
- An infected flea bites you. Fleas carryi… Read more »
As time goes on, raccoon sightings in urban and residential areas are becoming increasingly common, thanks in large part to urban sprawl and a diminished natural habitat for these creatures. Seeing raccoons on your property is never a good sign, and you should take the following steps to discourage their activity before they attempt to invade your ho… Read more »
Rat-proofing your home in Miami can be a time-intensive undertaking, but it’s necessary to ensure your health and safety. Rat-proofing your home protects your property from damage and protects you, your family members, and pets from the diseases rats often carry. At Critter Control of Miami, we are dedicated to helping each of our customers with this ta… Read more »
If you’re experiencing a squirrel problem around your property that is particularly stubborn, there are certain steps you can take to deter them from your home. DIY squirrel repellent is a cheap and easy way to keep the area around your home free from pesky squirrels who may be eyeing the comfort of your home. If you’re at your wit’s end keeping squirrels away, give these DIY squirre… Read more »
If you have small holes anywhere on the exterior of your home, or weak points in your home, rats can easily gain access to places like your walls, attic and basement. The best way to control rats in your home, is to keep them out in the first place. However, once they have entered it can be a challenge to remove them.
At Critter Control® Miami, we’v… Read more »
Do you hear faint scratching or pitter-patters above your head? What about an unexplainable stench coming from your walls or ceiling? If so, you might have rats in your attic. As soon as you suspect you have rats in your home, it is imperative to do what it takes to get them out. The longer the stay, the more costly the damages and potential health threats.… Read more »
Do you hear a scurrying sound in your ceiling? If so, you may have rodents in your attic. Rodents are very creative when it comes to entering your home, and it’s crucial you have them removed in any case.
How Do They Get In?
Even if you think your home is completely sealed, rodents may still find a way in through:
- Chewing gable vents, ridge caps, and s… Read more »
Picture yourself coming face to face with a bat hanging loosely on your garage roof structure. Imagine running into a skunk in your front lobby or trampling a mouse underfoot as you prepare dinner. All these scenarios are not only undesirable but also horrifying. With the arrival of winter weather, winter pests such as rats, mice, cockroaches, skunks and raccoons will most likely infest your home in search of shelter and warmth.
Below are expert tips on how to keep these unwant… Read more »