Rodents are experts at finding small entries into your home and making a habitat of their own. Rats and mice love attics, garages, crawl spaces, and kitchens. The damage caused to insulation alone may amount to thousands of dollars of loss. But there are major health concerns as well. Learn more about rodent wildlife and how to get rid of them.

Rat Control – a Collaborative Process

Rat control from a professional pest control company is critical to resolving your rat infestation. While Croach® will get rid of your rats, we need your help to keep them away. Rodent Control Tips: Before Your Pest Control Inspection First, stay calm. Sharing your home with rats is gross and sometimes scary. If you must remove a rat carcass, use gloves and wear long sleeves. Store the body in a plastic bag so we can identify the type. Do not … Read More

The Dangerous Deer Mouse

Cute and Potentially Lethal Deer mice are a subspecies of the New World Mouse, distant cousins of the house mouse and wharf rats. Small, they reach two to four inches, not including the tail. All deer mice have a bicolored tail, and a white underbelly and feet. The top of their body is ordinarily brown but can be darker or lighter. They have big black eyes, and large ears, giving them good sight and hearing. They are amazing jumpers and … Read More

Rat Removal

Croach® focuses on rat removal by applying rodent exclusion techniques as well as baiting and trapping. During your initial inspection, we will access your home’s interior and the garage. We do not place rat traps in the home, except in the most extreme cases. In fact, after your initial service, we work mostly on the exterior and in the garage, keeping rats outside. We will require occasional access to the interior to inspect the attic and crawlspace. Rat Bait Boxes … Read More

Rat Extermination

Rat Extermination and Control are Critical to Health and Home Integrity Rodent infestations are dangerous to your family’s health, the integrity of your house, and the local environment. Rats are nocturnal, timid creatures. If you see them, especially during the day, you likely have an infestation. Nobody wants to share their home with rodents. Why Is Rat Extermination Necessary? Rats love to chew. Over time they damage wood, metal, pipes, wires, and possessions. Rats that cannot get into the home … Read More

Rats, Mice & Rodents in the House During Winter Season?

During the year when the weather is nice, rodents don’t really seem to be a big problem. Rodents like rats and mice will tend to stay outdoors and find a cozy spot to enjoy. This means that most people don’t really worry about them in their homes. The problem in the winter is the weather gets chilly and there is less sun for the rodents to enjoy whilst living outdoors. This means that the rodents now need to find a … Read More

Springtime Furry Critters – Like Mice!

The springtime makes people think about warm weather, sunny days, playing outdoors and Easter time. It also makes people think of cute little bunnies and chocolate candy. What you may not be thinking about is furry little mice. Well, maybe you should as mice come to life during the springtime weather. Mice in the House After the cold stops and it warms up outside, the mice will begin to start their assault on homes. They find ways into houses, garages, … Read More

Seattle: A Rat Infested City

Rat Joins Common Seattle Pests Acorn weevils, bed bugs, wolf spiders, and earwigs are common pests found lurking in the suburbs of Seattle. These sneaky insects can disturb everyday life by invading our most comfortable living spaces. The presence of these annoying pests is beginning to take a back seat to a new threat. According to a recent study of the 12 worst cities infested by rats, Seattle ranks a shocking 6th on the list! Rats in Seattle With one … Read More

What Happens … If you Give a Mouse a Cookie?

According to Laura Numeroff author of the book titled, “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie”, in the story there are a lot of things that can come as a result of such a kind act as giving a mouse a cookie! To start with, the mouse will certainly want some milk to go with the cookie, and everyone knows milk is best with a straw! After he is done with the cookie and milk, a napkin is needed to … Read More

House Mouse Control!

Not a Creature Was Stirring … Not Even a Mouse with House Mouse Control Truth is that one of the most common winter guests are mice and rats! And it is not the cast of “Mickey’s Christmas”! According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) about 30% of all American’s have had a house mouse control problem at one time or another. Of those, almost 50% of infestations were during the winter months. The reason is that it is too … Read More

Rats in the House

Noise in the Chimney? Probably not Santa but Rats in the House! All is well, right?  After all, those summer pests are hiding out and no longer making pests of themselves! Before you let your guard down though, as we are preparing for winter so are the rats and mice that have been busy outdoors all summer long. Now they are looking to make reservations at a bed and breakfast complete with room service. That is how the rodents view … Read More

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