Category Archives: News

Roof Rats are Attracted to Ivy

The Garden Doctors, Gwen Kilchherr and Dana Lozana, answered a reader’s question about Norway rats vs. roof rats.  The Garden Doctors explained, in a Press Democrat article on June 18, 2016, that Norway rats are bigger and have burrows along … Continue reading

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How To Kill Rats

My niece just moved into a modular home on a like in central Florida. She is renovating this older home and has been e-mailing me for advice for getting rid of rats. This one made me laugh. Someday, Uncle Steve, … Continue reading

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How Do Cockroaches Disappear?

In milliseconds, a roach can flip under a ledge by swinging its body around like a pendulum and hanging on underneath with hooklike claws. Scientists are trying to copy that agility in a robot. Continue reading

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How To Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

We all want to come back from our travels with good memories and without bed bugs. Even the best hotels sometimes have bed bugs. How can we stay safe when traveling? When checking in, ask hotel personnel if your room … Continue reading

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Ants Stopped In One Treatment

When ants invade, call Steve Gustafson for Sonoma County pest control. With many years experience in the Santa Rosa area, you can rely on us to eliminate the ant problem in one treatment — no expensive annual contract required. Our … Continue reading

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How To Get Rid of Cockroaches

cockroachSuccessful extermination of roaches can be done in only one or two treatments. At RatsToRoaches, we use a low-toxic approach to get the maximum effectiveness with the minimum toxins. Continue reading

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How To Prevent Ant Invasions

Martha StewartThe safest and most natural way to deal with ants is to make your home inhospitable to them. Here’s how Martha Stewart recommends doing it. Continue reading

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How To Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Video: professional bed bug exterminator shows how he pinpoints bedbug infestation. Continue reading

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How To Get Rid of Yellowjackets

You want to be sure to place your trap as far away from house as you can because you do not want to draw them to house. At night, when yellowjackets are inactive, empty the trap and refill with fruit juice. Continue reading

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Earwig Control – How To Get Rid of Earwigs

People also fear the old wives’s tale (and scary science fiction) that they crawl into ears, which they do not. On the other hand, they do make a nuisance of themselves by hiding in any little crack they can find and in some pretty unusual places. There are a number of ways to control earwigs without spraying. Continue reading

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