Recent Rodent Prevention Articles


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How To Spend Summer Vacation NOT Worrying About Your House

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 20, 2017

When you’re planning a vacation, worrying about your house is unlikely to make the list of “Top Ten Things I Want To Do.” Fortunately, you can free up your precious...


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We Rate 8 Home Maintenance Hacks – Hit Or Miss?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 21, 2017

In the last few years, everybody's become a hacker. No, they’re not busting into computers and stealing state secrets. They’re up to something even more sinister -- persuading...


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How to Control Pests *Without* Chemicals

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 01, 2015

Cockroaches, mosquitoes, pantry moths, rats, and mice all have their place in the grand scheme of things. However, that place should not be inside your house. But how do you keep these...


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Unsavory Facts About (Ugh!) Mice

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 05, 2014

Many people have an instinctive dread of the house mouse, despite the small size and unaggressive behavior of this common rodent. Fear of house mice is actually a very appropriate reaction,...


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Ugh, House Mice!

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Dec 05, 2013

'twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse...We've all read the poem, but really, who wants mice stirring in their house...


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Gowanus Residents Protesting Community Garden

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Sep 19, 2013

Here's a strange story out of New York: residents of Gowanus are fighting the installation of a community garden on an empty lot in their neighborhood. They're claiming the garden (which...


11 Ways to Keep Your Garbage Down

Posted by s.e. smith | G+ | Aug 12, 2013

If you pay for garbage service, getting that monthly bill can sting, especially with prices rising across the US in response to rising costs for handling fees and programs intended...


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How to Control Garden Gophers

Posted by Steve Graham | Jun 23, 2013

Gophers can be a serious threat in home gardens. They have a nasty reputation for pulling entire plants down from their roots and eating them. Even if your plants haven’t been...