Category Archives: Rodent Control

How to Keep Rodents and Pests Outside

Top Tips for Keeping Pests Outside This Winter

It is almost that time of the year when going out of your home seems like a punishment. You would rather snuggle in the comfort of your warm air conditioned home rather than go freezing outside. Same case applies to pests. When the temperatures drop and snow starts to fly, bugs, squirrels, mice, and other […]

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How to Keep Skunks out of Your Yard

Getting rid of skunks from your yard doesn’t have to be a stink. Although some skunks can be domesticated, most are wild creatures that can wreak havoc on your home and garden. The good news is you don’t have to share your home with a foul-smelling skunk. A few modifications can control your skunk problem […]

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How to Protect Your Electrical Wiring from Rodents This Winter

It’s no secret: Rodents chew everything, including wires, insulation and wood. Yet when pondering the cumulative dangers associated with Charlotte rodent infestation, homeowners often overlook the hidden dangers of electrical malfunctions. Correcting rodent-induced electrical problems is expensive. Failing to correct damaged electrical wiring and connections can result in a life-threatening electrical fire. Charlotte Rodent Infestation and […]

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Seven Ways to Keep Rodents Away

Rodents may look cute and cuddly in Disney films, but for most, they are unwanted house guests. Not only are rodents, including mice and rats, bothersome to notice around the house, they also have the potential to cause health issues by carrying dangerous diseases. Rodents are notorious for discovering food sources and contaminating them. Property […]

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Where Do Squirrels Go in the Winter?

All season long, Charlotte residents have the opportunity to watch squirrels running and hopping in the process of feeding and storing food. Oftentimes, they dig shallow holes for stashing food and cover the hole back over. It is a hoarding cycle that goes on year after year. The squirrels use the cached food resources during scarce […]

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Carolina Rodent Infestations | What’s That Scratching?

Rodents in The Walls – Or Something Bigger? When cold weather hits Charlotte, NC, expect to experience some problems with rodents and other household invaders. Winter brings an early close to the light of day. Chilly winds follow. And then… mammals of all breeds and some of the more cold-hardy reptiles in the Metro region […]

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Horror House Pest in Charlotte Metro | Are Bats & Rats Really Spooky?

Brief Review of 1970-80 Killer Bats and Killer Rats Ever wonder why anyone would name a Vintage & Used Clothing store “The Rat’s Nest?” That’s what we find in Charlotte’s NoDa district. It’s a small redbrick store on E 36th St. They cater to the artsy crowd, carrying vintage clothing, furniture and even retro video […]

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Benefits of Opossums | What Attracts Them To Regional Charlotte, NC

If you have lived in or around Charlotte, NC for an extended period of time, chances are you have encountered one or more opossums. They often trudge along like oversize rats, avoiding humans as a rule and seldom causing major complications. However, sometimes these critters get a bit bold and rowdy. They have been guilty […]

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Raccoon Control | How Do I Get Rid of Resident Charlotte Raccoons?

Lifestyles of Resident Charlotte Raccoons From the viewpoint of resident Charlotte Raccoons, humans are among the best of all neighbors. Our luscious vegetable gardens offer what may seem like an endless food source. Those full bird feeders hanging by the split-rail fence look ready made for a hungry scavenger. Scraps tossed into the mulch pile. […]

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Pest Control Tips for the North Carolina Organic Gardener

Essence of Successful NC Organic Gardening Successful North Carolina organic gardeners practice a two-stage philosophy of gardening. It starts by making a decision to garden without the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. But to be effective, the system must also function as a whole-health yard and garden ecosystem. An organic gardening system provides: Full-scale […]

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