Posts with the tag: "rodents"

Just the Facts About Rats

February

25

2015

Rats are a prevalent pest in many commercial facilities especially those located in urban areas near bodies of water. The Seattle waterfront, for example, has long-been a haven for rats seeking harborage in the sewers, basements, crawlspaces and under sidewalks that are abundantly available in these areas. These opportunistic, disease-laden pests not only pose a threat to food safety but also to…

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Tags: 2015  |  Commercial facilities  |  commercial rodent control  |  Commercial Rodent Management  |  rats  |  rodents

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

Do Not Bring Pests “Home” for the Holidays

December

16

2014

Pests enjoy the holiday season just like everyone else but your facility shouldn’t have cluster or fruit flies buzzing around the holiday display or bed bugs feasting on your guests during their long winter’s naps. The Sprague Pest Experts have identified a list of pests (and checked it twice) that are the equivalent of coal in your stocking.

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Tags: bed bugs  |  rodents  |  flies  |  cockroaches  |  holiday pests

Winterizing your facility for pests

November

24

2014

Prevent pest from seeking shelter in your building

Dropping temperatures and shorter days are sure signs that winter is not far off and it is time for commercial pest management clients to prepare their facilities for the pest “offseason,” not that pests truly ever take a season completely off! Kolbin Bertilson, service center manager for Sprague Pest Solutions in Denver, Colorado, says taking the time to prepare your facility to keep…

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Tags: food processing  |  rodents  |  overwintering pests  |  flies  |  birds  |  flying insects

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