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Why Would a Snake Come on My Property?

A garter snake in the grass

The fear of snakes is called ophidiophobia. Most healthcare professionals think this fear is a combination of genetics, learned behavior and superstitions. Snakes, for a long, long time, have been associated with evil and temptation. That said, most people do not encounter snakes that often, unless they work at a zoo or happen to live… Read more »

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How to Make Your Home Rodent-Free This Fall

mouse in house sniffing crumbs

In Mobile, Alabama, in August, the outdoor air temperature can get well into the 90s– HOT! Then comes Fall, when the temperatures start to cool down somewhat– and some nights it’ll be in the 50s. When that happens, outdoor critters might be looking to find a place to call home for the winter– some place… Read more »

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Summer is Rat Season

Rat Trying to Get in Home

It’s summertime, and the rats are taking over some places! Summer is rat season because it’s when their food and water sources are most readily and easily available. Think about all the outdoor picnics and get-togethers people have, where food crumbs end up on the ground. Rats will come get them. Rats are active during… Read more »

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Proper Cleanup is Essential After You Have a Rodent Problem

Family of raccoons in a homeowner's attic

Don’t read this if you’ve got a weak stomach or throw up easily. There– you’ve been warned… Rodents– ugh, right? Some mice are cute, like Mickey Mouse, especially if they’re a cartoon character. But most rodents, in real life, creep people out! And when they’re running around the floors of your house or building? It’s… Read more »

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Leave it to Professionals When Removing Snakes From Your Property

snake near a backyard shed

What do people fear? There’s public speaking, of course, but there are also several animals and critters people will literally run away from– rats, mice, cockroaches, spiders and snakes to name a few. Slithering along, snakes often surprise people. They come and go quickly. If you’ve seen one in your house, you were probably surprised… Read more »

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Look Out For Rodents on Your Porch and Deck This Summer

rodents under backyard deck

Summer’s coming and with that comes warmer weather. People will spend time outdoors on their porches and decks, enjoying some sunshine. But what if rodents appear while a person is just trying to relax? What if a rat shows up on the porch? Or a mouse squeaks by on the patio? You might need to… Read more »

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Are Raccoons Dangerous to Pets and Kids?

Racoons Pest Control

Raccoons are medium-sized mammals native to North America. Typically, most raccoons measure between 16 to 28 inches in body length and weigh between 11 and 57 pounds. Their most distinguishing features include front paws, facial masks, and ringed tails. Raccoons are intelligent– studies show that they can remember the solution to tasks for at least… Read more »

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What Should You Know About Opossums?

Opossum in an attic

If you’re like most people, you rarely if ever see an opossum. They’re active at night, so it’s not like you’d see them in the daylight unless they’re sick or roadkill. Now, that said, you might find evidence that an opossum is near your house. For instance, say you have cement steps leading up to… Read more »

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Why Do Mice Keeping Coming Into My Home?

mouse in house sniffing crumbs

Have you noticed a mouse in your house? If so, you’re probably wondering, “Why are they coming to my house of all places?” Food Typically, the main reason you might find mice in your house is that they’re seeking food, and you have food! For instance, do you ever leave food out on the counter… Read more »

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