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Tips on Using Victor Rodent Traps

1.  Location, Location, LOCATION! The most important rule for the effective use of traps is good trap placement location based on thorough inspections to determine the high-activity areas of rodents. Spacing traps evenly every 10 feet may appear visually as “thorough coverage and protection” of the room. However, such placements make little sense if the […]

Commercial Rat Control Recommendation

It sounds as though you have roof rats.  These rats tend to climb to false ceilings, rafters and attics during the daytime hours when people are present, and forage aggressively on the ground during the night time.   There are several ways to go about taking care of this infestation.  If you have the labor, I […]

Rat and Mice Inspection Tips

See also: Rodent Control Solutions Rodent Information Rodent Biology Mice at a Glance Pro-Ketch Multiple Catch Mousetrap Product Information Doing a thorough and complete inspection of your structure will help you use the right products for your specific needs and help you be successful in your rodent control solutions. Identifying specific rodents and their populations. […]

Victor Snap Traps "Tips for Professionals"

√ Designed Specifically For Pest Management Professionals √ Adjustable Trigger Traps are equipped with a setting control which allows you to use a soft/sensitive set for normal situations or a firmer set in situations where vibrating machinery could prematurely set off a trap. To use: Set trap, and then move arm towards the firm orsoft […]

Rodent Information (Rats and Mice)

See also: Rodent Control Solutions Rodent Information Rodent Biology Rodent Proof Your Home and Commercial Property Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus Roof Rat Rattus rattus House Mouse Mus Musculus AVERAGE WEIGHT 10-17 ounces 6-12 ounces ½-3/4 ounce BODY Heavy, broad 7”-10” Long, blunt head Slender 6.5”-8” long, pointed muzzle Average body 2.5” -3.5” long TAIL 6”-8.5” […]

Rats: Tips for the DIY Pest Controller

Of all of the rodent pest control problems that one can encounter, rats are definitely not one to take lightly. Rats can cause serious health problems for families if left untreated. In this article, we review what rats can do and treatment methods that the DIY Pest Controller might miss.

Rodent Control Products for Your Home

When the cold weather hits we start feeling the need to stay indoors and try and stay warm, this is really the same for rodents, whether a mouse or rat fall is the time we start hearing the sounds in the attic. Having the right rodent control products for you home will make your rodent control procedures much more successful.

Know Your Enemy: Rat or Mouse?

If you are reading this, you may already have a concern that you have uninvited mammals living in your home. The steps and actions that you take to eradicate your castle of these rodent pests will vary depending on the specific pest.  You must identify the source to effectively eradicate the problem.  So we need […]

Trapper Rat Glue Boards with Tunnels

Trapper Rat Glue Boards with Tunnels

Choosing the Right Bait For Rodent Control

The level of rodent activity determines the proper bait for the job.  Proper bait selection and application will determine the success of the rodent control job. Knockdown and Cleanout Final and Fastrac are good for quick knockdown of population to a manageable population.  An acute rodenticide, like Bromethalin found is fastrac, works in the shortest amount of time. […]

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