How do you stop a simple spring season Ant Invasion? Ants can be found in your home or outside throughout most of the year. It is in the spring season that most home owners have a ant invasion.
Mice are naturally wary of new objects in the areas they frequently visit. You can acclimate them by putting out baited but unset mouse traps for a few days, whether you are using classic snap mouse traps, electronic mouse traps, or live traps. Once you see the mice taking the mouse trap bait, you know that the mouse traps are in the right place and that the pests will return to them. Then it’s time to set the mouse traps.
Successful baiting for mice in cities like Fillmore, Piru, Santa Paula, Ojai, Moorpark, Camarillo, Ventura and Oxnard can be a little challenging because of the competing food sources from neighboring farmlands. Hope Pest Control advises to place more than 5 traps through out the area containing a small amount of bait, rather than a large amount of bait in fewer locations. (based off sq footage of home/yard). The reason for this is mice reproduce fast and furiously – they can produce six to seven babies in a litter as quickly as every 21 days or so. So you may not realize (or want to think about!) how many of them are in your house, backyard or garage. The one thing you can bet on is there is more than one.Continue reading