Understanding Mouse Behavior for Effective Mice Control


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Understanding Mouse Behavior for Effective Mice Control

While they are common household pets, mice are not always welcome guests. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself playing host to an uninvited furry critter and his abundant family. Next to humans, mice are the second most populous mammal in urban areas.  But that doesn’t mean we throw up our hands and let them […]

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Hungry Rats & Mice Looking for New Food Sources

Aggressive rodents are constantly finding their way into homes and businesses to find new food sources. Whether their food sources are reduced through more effective waste control measures, closed businesses, or cold weather, rats are on the prowl to fill their bellies.  We, at Cascade Pest Control, are getting an increasing number of calls for […]

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Rodent Proofing Your Home for Winter

There was a good reason that creatures might have been stirring in Clement Clarke Moore’s famous poem about the night before Christmas: winter. While Moore’s night in “Twas the Night Before Christmas” was absent nocturnal movement, stirring mice are a common occurrence as the temperatures drop and food becomes scarce. In fact, rats and mice […]

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4 Reasons You May Have a Rat or Rodent Infestation

Eeeek! Rats in the rafters and mice in the munchies. What attracts these rodents to our homes and how can we prevent them from settling in? Here are 4 reasons you might find yourself playing host to these unwelcome guests. Reason 1: Rodents seek food One of the biggest reasons that rats and mice will […]

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Rodents & Human Diseases

The Necessity of Rodent Control While mice and rats can cause serious damage to the structure of your home or business, they are also very dangerous to the health of you and others sharing the infested space. It doesn’t help that rodents nest and feed off of human waste, so the threat is unfortunately never […]

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Is It Really Possible to Get Rid of Mice?

Mice are probably one of the most persistent and pervasive of household pests. Over time mice have become so habituated to human dwellings that they can hardly live without them. So it might seem that it is impossible to get rid of mice. But don’t give up without a fight. You don’t need to share […]

Deer Mouse

What Types of Rodents Invade Homes?

Winter: a time when small, furry creatures seek shelter and food in our homes. Although there is never truly an “off season” for rodent invaders, winter can be a prime time for marauders. The same things that make our homes appealing to us can also attract rodents. What is a rodent? The classification of “Rodent” […]

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Why Do Rodents Come Inside Your Home?

The where and why of a rodent infestation are closely linked. Where you find a twitchy nose also reveals why they are there. Found a mouse behind the water heater? Likely, he was looking for warmth and shelter. Saw evidence of a rat near the garbage? She was probably looking for food. Rats and mice […]

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Where Rodents Hide In Your Home

Scratching noises in your walls at night? Dropping in cupboards? Chewed holes in boxes? You just might have a rodent problem. Part of rodent control involves finding out if there is a nest in your house. So where might those buggers be hiding? Let’s look at some of the common places that rodents take shelter […]

House mouse (Mus musculus)

What Attracts Mice?

We’ve all seen the old cartoons or common traps that advertise mice being lured in with the promise of cheese. Have you ever wondered what else attracts these rodents and how you can prevent them from nesting in your space? Cascade Pest Control has the answers. Effective Mouse Control The key to effective mouse control […]

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