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Types of Mice and Common Questions About Mouse Infestations

Mouse gnawing on wiring of a home

A mouse in the house is never a good thing, but there are certain things you should know about mice to identify them and how to know whether you have a mouse infestation. In this article, we’re looking at the various types of mice, which ones are most common in New Jersey, and answering a few common questions that homeowners have about potential mice problems.

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Pest Nests to Look Out For Before The Spring Season

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It might not feel like it yet on these chilly days in New Jersey, but spring is just around the corner. For homeowners, the season change doesn’t only mean longer days, warmer temperatures, and blooming flowers. This is also an ideal time to inspect your home for nests that insects and rodents may have been building up all winter long.

If these nests aren’t removed by Bergen County pest control by the time the weather warms up, serious problems could result. But before you go online to start searching for “pest control near me,” here’s what homeowners should know about the types of nests to look for around the house as spring approaches.

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What Homeowners Should Know about Mole Damage

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If you notice dirt mounds or surface tunnels in your yard, these could be telltale signs of a mole problem. Moles create these pathways between their dens and feeding areas and can cause serious pest problems for homeowners.

Here is a discussion of the types of damage that moles can do to your home and property and best practices for mole control Bergen County.

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How to Prevent Winter Weather Damage Welcoming Pests into Your Home

Winter storms are notorious for wreaking havoc on homes and businesses in New Jersey, and this year is not expected to be any exception. Not only can storms cause damage to your home and property, but that damage can also create a welcoming environment to rodents and insects looking for a warm place to live.

Here are some tips for homeowners to prevent damage before winter storms strike and keep pests out of the home and yard.

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Tips for Handling Household Food to Prevent Winter Pests

Leftover food from the holidays can lead to squirrel and mice infestations

Delicious food is one of the best parts of the holiday season, and many of us have more festive goodies sitting around the house during the winter months. But your friends and relatives aren’t the only ones who enjoy a good meal.

Unfortunately, household pest infestations are very common during the winter without adequate mouse control and squirrel control. So, with winter creeping in and bringing along pests looking for free meals, here are some tips for handling food in your house and around your property.

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Differences Between Mice and Rats and Pest Control Solutions for Both

A Mouse Peaking His Head Out of A Hole in a Wall

Mice and rats may look alike, but they are actually distinct types of rodents that have genetic, growth, and anatomical differences. Homeowners and business owners certainly don’t want either type of rodent in their spaces, which is why mice control New Jersey is so important to local families and companies.

Here we take a closer look at the differences between mice and rats and effective pest management strategies for each type of rodent.

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Breaking Out Holiday Decorations Could Allow Pests Into Your Home

Christmas and Halloween Decorations on the Floor

There’s a chill in the air, vibrant colors in the leaves, and the sun is setting a little earlier every day. These are all sure signs that winter and the holiday season are coming, and with holiday decorations also comes winter pests. In this article, we discuss winter pests that are common in New Jersey and how to be prepared with Bergen County animal control.

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DIY Mosquito Control to Address Zika Virus Concerns

DIY Mosquito Control Tips

Mosquitoes have always been a nuisance, but there are increasing concerns about how they spread disease because of Zika virus. Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus mostly bite during the daytime hours and are also known to spread other diseases, such as dengue and chikungunya viruses. Unfortunately, Zika, which is linked to severe birth defects, can be spread during sex, and there are currently no vaccines to prevent the spread of this disease.

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How to Keep Household Pests Away This Spring

The spring season is a time to smell blooming flowers, listen to chirping birds, and finally trade in that parka for a light jacket. But unfortunately, springtime also signals the return of many common household pests.

No one likes to see bugs and rodents wandering around the house, so it’s important to refresh your memory about pest prevention strategies and know who to call if it becomes difficult to manage.

Troublesome Pests That Come Out in Spring

Some pests are more likely to strike your home in the months of March, April, and May. Certain pest species remain dormant during the cold weather months and are reawakened at this time of year in search of food and shelter.

These are some of the troublesome pests that often find their way indoors in the springtime.

  • Carpenter Ants
  • Termites
  • Cockroaches
  • Asian beetles
  • Fleas
  • Mosquitos
  • Bees
  • Wasps
  • Spiders

How to Prevent Springtime Pests

Fortunately, there are a lot of things that you can do right now to prevent pests from entering your home and having to deal with an infestation situation later. The first pests that many people see in the spring are ants, and there are several varieties of them, including sugar ants, carpenter ants, winged ants, and large and small black ants. Bees and wasps are also prevalent around this time of year because of all of the newly planted gardens, plants, and wildflowers in bloom.

Here are some prevention tips to work on this spring for a pest-free home:

  • Take a walk around the exterior of your home to look for cracks in your foundation and seal them up
  • Keep an eye out for bee and wasp nests, and call Precise Pest Control if you see one
  • Keep bushes and trees away from the house
  • Don’t leave opened food packages lying around the house
  • Ensure that trash can lids are secured
  • Never store firewood next to your home
  • Destroy cobwebs you find around the house
  • Repair water leaks to reduce standing moisture

A Problem for Homeowners, Landlords, and Tenants

Pests present problems for everyone, regardless of whether you’re a homeowner, a landlord, or renting an apartment as a tenant. If you’re looking for high-quality pest control Bergen County NJ is home to some great strategies and prevention techniques for household pests.

Precise Pest Control has been keeping Northern New Jersey pest-free for over 25 years, and we’re experts in eliminating all of these springtime pests and many more. Bergen County pest control has never been easier, more affordable, or more convenient!

New Jersey Termite Control Assistance This Spring

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As temperature rise, New Jersey termite control assistance may help safeguard your home against an infestation. Homeowners have enough to worry about when it comes to termites. And now, just like the super bugs in human health, the termite species has a super termite. This phenomenon has been detected in termite prone areas by researchers at the University of Florida. New Jersey termite control professionals recommend taking steps to eradicate the native variety of species as a remedy to ward off any potential infestation of this new threat. This threat is a result of a hybrid of the most egregious varieties. The Asian and the Formosan termite comprise this hybrid. Continue reading