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The 5 Most Destructive Pests in Washington State

The 5 Most Destructive Pests in Washington State

Washington State, with its diverse ecosystems and varied climate, is home to a range of pests that can wreak havoc on homes, crops, and the environment. In this article, we will delve into the five most destructive pests in Washington: termites, carpenter ants, rats...

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How Oregon Is Handling The Portland Rat Problem

How Oregon Is Handling The Portland Rat Problem

Portland, Oregon, known for its stunning landscapes, progressive culture, and vibrant communities, is, unfortunately, facing a persistent issue, a rat problem. Rats have become a major concern for residents and businesses alike, threatening public health and the...

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Why Are Rodents In The Crawlspace So Common In The NW

Why Are Rodents In The Crawlspace So Common In The NW

Rodent populations have continued to increase past the city limits in suburban residences for decades. With food and water being rodents' survival staples, they have found neighborhoods outside the city limits to be just as accommodating as the inner city.  Why Are...

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Are Deer Mice A Problem In Oregon And Washington

Are Deer Mice A Problem In Oregon And Washington

Deer mice are closely related to the white-footed mouse and are commonly known carriers of various infectious diseases such as Hantaviruses and Lyme disease. Native to eastern North America they are often referred to as the eastern deer mouse.  Are Deer Mice A Problem...

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What Are Deer Mice And Are They Dangerous

What Are Deer Mice And Are They Dangerous

Deer mice are a species of rodents that may surprise you when it comes to how close you may share space with them. If you live on or near farming areas or even within close proximity of rural areas you most likely have deer mice nearby. So why should this concern you?...

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What Happens To Mice And Rats In The Winter

What Happens To Mice And Rats In The Winter

Mice and rats are nocturnal creatures by nature. Though they can be spotted during the day, they prefer to go unnoticed which is why they are more prone to be seen at night. If mice and/or rats are seen during the daytime hours, it’s usually a sign of infestation,...

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What Effect Will Covid-19 Have On Rodents?

What Effect Will Covid-19 Have On Rodents?

Have you been noticing more rats or mice in your neighborhood? Possibly even running around in the streets? Well, don’t be surprised if you start to see more than usual. According to recent articles, rats are coming out of hiding and they will not just be seen at...

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Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Rodent Damage?

Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Rodent Damage?

In our last post, we addressed the question - Will Homeowners Insurance Pay for Raccoon Damage? In this post, we will address the question - Will Homeowners Insurance Pay For Rodent Damage? When it comes to homeowners insurance, knowing whether your coverage will pay...

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