Health officials in the Navajo and Coconino counties have confirmed that fleas have tested positive for the Yersinia pestis bacteria, the biological agent which causes three forms of the plague; bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic.
How You Can Contract the Plague
Three ways of becoming infected by the bacteria are:
- An infected flea bites you. Fleas carryi… Read more »
As time goes on, raccoon sightings in urban and residential areas are becoming increasingly common, thanks in large part to urban sprawl and a diminished natural habitat for these creatures. Seeing raccoons on your property is never a good sign, and you should take the following steps to discourage their activity before they attempt to invade your ho… Read more »
Rat-proofing your home in Miami can be a time-intensive undertaking, but it’s necessary to ensure your health and safety. Rat-proofing your home protects your property from damage and protects you, your family members, and pets from the diseases rats often carry. At Critter Control of Miami, we are dedicated to helping each of our customers with this ta… Read more »
If you’re experiencing a squirrel problem around your property that is particularly stubborn, there are certain steps you can take to deter them from your home. DIY squirrel repellent is a cheap and easy way to keep the area around your home free from pesky squirrels who may be eyeing the comfort of your home. If you’re at your wit’s end keeping squirrels away, give these DIY squirre… Read more »
If you have small holes anywhere on the exterior of your home, or weak points in your home, rats can easily gain access to places like your walls, attic and basement. The best way to control rats in your home, is to keep them out in the first place. However, once they have entered it can be a challenge to remove them.
At Critter Control® Miami, we’v… Read more »
Do you hear faint scratching or pitter-patters above your head? What about an unexplainable stench coming from your walls or ceiling? If so, you might have rats in your attic. As soon as you suspect you have rats in your home, it is imperative to do what it takes to get them out. The longer the stay, the more costly the damages and potential health threats.… Read more »
Do you hear a scurrying sound in your ceiling? If so, you may have rodents in your attic. Rodents are very creative when it comes to entering your home, and it’s crucial you have them removed in any case.
How Do They Get In?
Even if you think your home is completely sealed, rodents may still find a way in through:
- Chewing gable vents, ridge caps, and s… Read more »
Picture yourself coming face to face with a bat hanging loosely on your garage roof structure. Imagine running into a skunk in your front lobby or trampling a mouse underfoot as you prepare dinner. All these scenarios are not only undesirable but also horrifying. With the arrival of winter weather, winter pests such as rats, mice, cockroaches, skunks and raccoons will most likely infest your home in search of shelter and warmth.
Below are expert tips on how to keep these unwant… Read more »
Since these little rodents are so small, it can be easier for mice to invade your home than you think. Their little bodies allow them to slip through cracks and holes you might have in your home that you didn’t even realize existed. As soon as you find evidence that a mouse could be living in your house, you should contact the experts at Critter Control® Miami to remove the mice as quickly as possible. If… Read more »
Mouse infestations are a bigger problem than most homeowners in Miami think. These critters are drawn to your home because it’s safe and gives them easy access to food and water. A mouse infestation can double in size very quickly due to the rate at which mice can reproduce, and the fact that your home provides them a safe and dry place to do that in, it only speeds up the process. While there are ways to Read more »