What Do Rats Do at Night?

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What Do Rats Do at Night?

Do you hear noises at night in your attic or crawlspace? Rats and rodents are very active at night and can be in a home or building structure for years, before even being noticed! What might be going on in your attic or crawlspace at night? Playtime & Exercise – Rats are nocturnal, or most […]

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How Do Exterminators Get Rid of Rodents?

While rats are certainly a concern for many home and business owners in the greater Puget Sound region, they are not the only rodent that can cause damage to your space. Mice along with squirrels or even voles and moles can create structural and health issues to the interior and exterior of your space. Especially […]

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What are Rat Mites? Are They Harmful to Humans?

Due to the rat-prone nature of the Seattle and greater Puget Sound region, it is important to be tuned in to and educated about rat mite habits and prevention techniques. Luckily, Cascade Pest Control’s expert technicians offer a range of rodent removal, abatement, and exclusion services to help you through this process. While the name […]

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Hungry Rats & Mice Looking for New Food Sources

With many restaurants shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, rats, mice, and other aggressive rodents are finding their way into homes and businesses to find new food sources. We, at Cascade Pest Control, are getting an increasing number of calls for ongoing rodent control because these pesky pests are now aggressively finding their way and […]

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Seattle Area’s Rising Rat Population Costs

Rats are unfortunately a plague in every major city. The easy access to food and shelter that these areas provide create natural breeding grounds and homes for these rodents. The excess of rats that Seattle experiences, however, is not decreasing or stagnant—it’s increasing. While no one reason can be tied to the root cause of […]

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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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Rodents & Wire Cables

How to Prevent Rodents from Chewing Wires & Cables When rodents, such as rats or mice, find their way into a building structure, they have access to voids between walls and floors, as well as in drop ceilings.  This structure is most common in office spaces, as it allows any wiring, piping, or insulation to […]

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Why You Need a Rodent Control Program If You Live in Seattle

Every city has its drawback, and unfortunately Seattle’s is rats. While the industrial, yet scenic Puget Sound inlet and copious green forests make living in the Seattle area gorgeous, the influx of people these views generate causes rats and indigenous rodents to this environment to increase as well. It doesn’t help that rats and mice […]

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What are the Signs I Have a Rodent or Rat Infestation?

Rats, mice, and other common household rodents are unfortunately drawn to the areas of our homes that we frequent the least. Because of this, it can be hard to realize that there is a problem until it is too late. Understanding where to look and what signs to look for is key to identifying a […]

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How Rats Get Into House Roofs & Prevention

Rat Control & Prevention Rats damage hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of attic insulation every day.  And it’s tough to imagine just how they get in.  The accompanying video shows but one example of how rats—as well as mice and squirrels—can get in between your ceiling and the roof of your home.  At this […]

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