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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Are Squirrels in My Home?

A squirrel of the side of a stucco wall.

Cute as they are, squirrels belong outside– not in people’s homes. How do you know if you have squirrels in your house? Indicators of Squirrels in Your Home Have you seen shredded insulation? Does it look like certain pieces of wood have been gnawed at by something? Is there an electrical problem because a wire… Read more »

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Issues Caused By a Bat Infestation

Bat removal services

Most people shudder at the thought of having just one bat in their house. Can you imagine how you’d feel if your house was home to a bat infestation? Yikes! During the colder months, bats like to look for warm spots to call home… so they’re drawn to attics, chimneys and walls. If bats have… Read more »

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The Importance of Attic Restoration

Worker Insulating Attic

If you’ve ever had pests like squirrels or racoons living in your attic, you have to wonder what they did in there, right? Chances are they’ve left behind fecal matter, urine and even oil from their fur. This “stuff” can spread bacteria and lead to mold growing in your home. And did you know a… Read more »

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Tips for Nuisance Wildlife Prevention in Mobile, AL

A rat in the rafters of an attic.

Critters may be fine to have around… as long as they’re not in your yard, close to your house, causing trouble! What are some tips for nuisance wildlife prevention? In other words, how can you keep critters like squirrels, raccoons, rabbits, opossums, and skunks away from your house so they don’t bother you, your plants,… Read more »

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How Mice Can Cause Serious Issues in Your Home

Mouse Chewing a Wire

Some people keep mice as pets. Of course, when they do, these  cute critters are kept in cages! Other people, though, discover unwanted mice living in their homes. These are the not-so-cute kind of pests Critter Capture receives phone calls or emails about– usually with the line, “Get rid of them, please!”  Having unwelcome mice… Read more »

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