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Rodent Senses

May 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Sight – nearly blind and use their sense of touch for guidance. Taste – can taste up to 250 parts per billion. Food Preferences – newborns taste mother’s diet through her milk and prefer the foods she ate when they grew up. Taste Aversions – rodents react negatively to foods that made them feel ill […]

Flee the Flea!

May 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

  Before getting a treatment for fleas – here are some tips from our chemical manufacturer to help ensure success. Vacuum all rugs, carpets and furniture – especially between and under all cushions.  (Then seal and dispose of the vacuum bag.) Clear and clean al floors, even closets. Mop all tile and vinyl floors. Sweep […]

Facts About Termites

May 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

Though a pest and pain to homeowners – they serve an important role in the ecology by breaking down plant fibers and dead trees into soil.  They also help aerate the soil through extensive tunneling.  The problem is we build much of our homes out of – wood! Termites do not have natural enzymes in […]

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