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Four Seasons HomeTown rat in the house

Rats? Yes, Rats! Everywhere!

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Being a rat exterminator is part of our day to day operations and this time of year even more so and we become more vigilant. I was talking to our service manager, Johnny Allen, the other day, and he mentioned that he thinks we are on the brink of a rodent epidemic. When he said this, I was quite alarmed. I started to wonder about what this is going to mean for this area, and why he…

Four Seasons HomeTown house mouse

Top 3 Pests to Watch Out for This Fall

Now that fall is here, you may be thinking that you're safe from pests until spring. Think again! Some pests are more active during the cooler months and some pests are active all year round. Here are our top 3 pests to watch out for during the fall months. Termites Termites in fall you say? Yes, and in winter.... spring.... summer. Termites are active all year round. They eat 24/7/365. They don't sleep, they just eat and reproduce, eat and…

Four Seasons HomeTown rat eating feces

Rodent Proof Your Virginia Home

We spoke a couple of weeks ago about pest proofing your home for winter. With cooler weather on its way, it's best to prepare now in order to keep them out. Rats and mice can cause serious damage to Virginia homes and structures. The damage often includes broken insulation in walls and/or ceiling, electrical wiring gets chewed, holes in drywall and other areas of the home. Globally rodents spread over 35 diseases. These diseases can be passed…