Posts with the tag: "rodent exclusion"

Rodent Season Arrives Early This Year

August

28

2015

The end of summer is rapidly approaching and for Sprague Pest Solution’s commercial clients, especially those in agriculture and food processing, that means the start of a busy harvest season and an uptick in rodent activity. Late summer is traditionally the time of year when rodents start looking for fall and winter harborage locations. However, the dry and warm conditions the Pacific…

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Tags: rodent control  |  rodents  |  rodent  |  rodent problems  |  rodent exclusion  |  rodent management

Winter: The Season of the Rodent

January

23

2015

Winter’s colder temperatures, rain and snow not only make the longing for the spring greater but they also “motivate” rodents to seek new harborage locations inside commercial facilities. Why do rats and mice – who enjoy living in sewers and garbage dumpsters – seek better accommodations in the winter? The answer is simple: winter can deplete a rodent’s food…

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Tags: winter  |  rodents  |  Commercial Rodent Management  |  rodent exclusion  |  Commercial facilities

Be on guard: Rodent Awareness Week

November

24

2014

The Sprague Pest Experts recently celebrated National Rodent Awareness Week and the timing couldn’t have been more appropriate as a recent national survey revealed that 45% of rodent infestations take place in the fall and winter. The first step to any successful rodent management program is denying rodents access to your facility. What are the key elements of an effective rodent exclusion…

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Tags: rodent  |  rodent exclusion  |  rodent management  |  infestations

Keep your fall display from becoming a Halloween nightmare

September

16

2014

Sprague Pest Prevention Technicians share their best tips from the field

Grocery stores occasionally like to set up a fall harvest display to greet their customers. Oftentimes, the hay and pumpkin totes are shipped directly from the field and could harbor "Trojan Horses" - mice or other rodents.

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Tags: rat control  |  pest control for businesses  |  pest prevention tips  |  rodent exclusion

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