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DIY Pest Control and Prevention of Rodents

Do It Yourself pest control and pest prevention of rodents. This section includes information on controlling and preventing pest problems from all rodents, including; house mice, field mice, household rats, Norway rats, roof rats, chipmunks and ground squirrels, voles, moles and outdoor squirrels.

Keep Rats Away
A reader asks if birdbaths or herbs attract rats, and how to keep them out of the home.

Rats and Mice Spread Disease
Rodents can carry and spread numerous diseases and viruses. Find out what these and and how to control mice and rats.

Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 1: Rats and Mice
Our survey showed that the number one pest of homes are rodents. Learn why rats and mice are a problem and what you can do to control them.

How to Get Rid of Rats
Rats can be a big problem in the home. They can cause damage, contaminate food, and transmit disease, but they can be controlled. Find out how.

8 Steps to Prepare for Rodent Control Service
A single mouse in your home can mean lots more are in hiding. If you choose to use the services of a pest control company, there are some things you will need to do to prepare.

Deer Mice Spread Hanatavirus
Deer mice are primary conveyors of Hantavirus, a rare but potentially deadly disease. Read about this mouse, disease, and recent incidents.

Chipmunks and their Control
Chipmunks can be a nuisance and cause damage to your plants and the foundation of your home. Learn more about this wildlife creature -- and how to control and get rid of chipmunks.

8 Questions and Answers about Deer Mice
Deer mice and known to carry and transmit hantavirus to humans. Find out more FAQs about this cute but deadly mouse.

Rodent-Proofing Your Home
Seven tips for rodent-proofing your home without chemicals or poisons. Keeping your home free from rats and mice can greatly reduce the transmission of diseases such as the Hantavirus and Lyme disease.

Get Rid of Rats and Mice
What do you do if mice or rats get into your home? This article discusses the most common traps and baits that can help make your home pest-free.

Questions and Answers About Mice
How do I know if I have mice? And other frequently asked questions.

How to Know if You Still Have Mice or Rats
You had a previous problem with mice or rats. But are they gone now? How do you tell?

Questions and Answers About Rats
A few of the most commonly asked questions -- and answers -- about rats.

All About Rats and Mice
Rats and mice are year round pests. They can be incredibly frustrating to understand and control. But they can be both understood and controlled. These articles on rats and mice can help you in your efforts.

Rodents Transmit Hantavirus
Hantavirus is a potentially deadly disease that can be passed from certain mice species to humans. It is important to take precautions against contact and contamination.

Something Is Stealing My Mouse Bait!

Do You Need Winter Pest Control?
Pests don't go away in winter. Rats, mice, squirrels, raccoon, and bats may all infest your home.

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