So What Is A Roof Rat?

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Roof Rats are also know as black rats, scientific name Rattus rattus.  They are the same species of rat associated with having spread the plague or Black Death during the Middle Ages.  Roof Rats are more dark brown in color than true black.  Full grown Roof Rats weigh approximately 9-11 ounces and are typically 13-18 […] Read More


There are few things that give people the creepy crawlies quite like the idea of bugs in the bed. Yet millions of people suffer from a bed bug infestation, and those numbers are only growing. One of the biggest problems with bed bugs is the alarming rate at which they can spread. They may initially […] Read More

gopher mound

Want an amazing looking Yard and lawn? Rule number one is to keep the gophers out. These little beasts can eat your plants, roots, stems, and so much more. They like your yard because the dirt is so easy to dig in, and they’ll tunnel all the way through it. In nature, they’re really quite […] Read More


Roof Rats are very opportunistic and will look for any hole approximately the size of a quarter where they can get their head into and then they can wiggle the rest of their body through.  They commonly get into residential homes, but we once found them on the 10th floor of a high rise office […] Read More


You probably work hard to keep pests out of your home, and while that’s certainly important, it’s just as important to keep them out of your business. Whether you’re trying to protect the health of your employees or you just don’t want to make a poor impression on your customers, better pest control is a […] Read More

Bed Bug evidence

When getting rid of your bedbug problem, Thermal Heat Treatment is by far the best option.  If a heat treatment is done properly,  it is the only method that kills every part of the life cycle, the eggs, the juveniles and the adults. You can waste all the time you want looking for someone to […] Read More


High numbers of scorpions can become a problem under some circumstances.  If reduced population is desirable several steps can be taken.  Scorpions are difficult to control with insecticides alone.  Therefore, the first control strategy is to modify the area surrounding a house or structure: Remove all harborages such as: trash, logs, boards, stones, bricks and […] Read More

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