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What Would a World Without Pest Control Look Like?

Some people dream of a world without pest control, where bugs and pests are allowed to proliferate freely without human intervention. Other people just want the mosquitos and disease-carrying mice to stay away from their homes. While some people think that a world without pest control would be more environmentally-friendly, the past can show us
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The Impressive March of the Mouse

Any homeowner or business owner who has dealt with the aftermath of an infestation of mice can tell you one thing—two mice can turn into twenty mice in the blink of an eye. Since these four-legged rodents hitched a ride on Viking ships in the 10th and 11th centuries, mice have been bothering homeowners and
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Breaking Down the Biggest Rodent Myths

Just like with many other aspects of pest control, there are plenty of myths floating around about rodents and rodent control. While some of these myths have a grain of truth hidden inside, they are still just that—myths. #1: Rodents Get Thirsty When Poisoned and Go Outdoors to Die There is no known rodenticide on
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Rats! The Rodents Chewing Baltimore Car Wires

Over the past few years, many Baltimore residents have gotten in the car to head to work only to find that the car won’t start. Unfortunately, the battery isn’t always the problem. Rats have been chewing wiring in Baltimore cars, leading to very annoyed car owners with steep repair bills. A Growing Problem Many Baltimore-area
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Rats! Baltimore’s Rat Problem

When it comes to pests in Baltimore, one thing springs to mind immediately—rats! Earlier this summer, a video of rats climbing walls and enjoying themselves in a Baltimore 7-Eleven went viral. In the months before that, Lexington Market and Northeast Market both had to briefly close when rats were spotted inside, and videos also took
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Mice and Roaches Are Trying to Take Over in Baltimore, MD

Did you know that the most famous building in America has a problem with mice and roaches? The White House has been plagued with a roach and mouse infestation for years, but the infestations are getting worse and worse over time. With so many rooms in The White House, it’s easy to see how thousands
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Baltimore’s Rats Are in the Spotlight

Baltimore has been seen on television and the silver screen for decades, from The Wire to Hairspray. The latest movie putting Baltimore in the spotlight isn’t about crime, it’s all about Baltimore’s rat problem. The Film’s Inspiration Theo Anthony, a Baltimore filmmaker, found his inspiration in an unlikely place—his trash can. One night he arrived
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How to Keep Mice Out of Your Home in the Winter

Mice are a common invader during the winter months, especially in Baltimore and throughout Maryland. How Mice Enter Your Home in the Winter When the temperatures outdoors drop and snow is on the ground, mice are looking for any way to stay warm and cozy. They can enter your home through tiny cracks in your
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Getting Rid of Rats in Towson

Towson, MD is no stranger to rats. The county action against rat infestations in Towson and nearby Baltimore has been going on since World War II. In fact, the Baltimore area is one of the most important locations for rat research in the country.   Although rats have been making their home on the East Coast since the 18th century, 1942 marks the start of Baltimore’s official history
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