Here's our TOP 10 things every New England Homeowner should know about Mold - some may surprise you!
In New England we have two species of Mice that are likely to enter structures and set up residence. They are the House Mouse (Mus domesticus) and the White Footed Mouse aka Deer Mouse (Perimiscus).While there are some behavioral differences between these mice, collectively they share very common biological features and preferences which make our homes and businesses ideal places to live in an otherwise hostile world.
It happens to every New England homeowner at some point. You are lying there in bed, just about to fall asleep and you begin to hear feint sounds in the ceiling above your head. The noise happens in bursts: scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch……… tap, tap, tap……….scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch.
“What is that?” says your partner. You groan because you know what it is. It’s one of two creatures… a mouse or a flying squirrel. Every year in New England our homes are challenged by House Mice (Mus Musculus), White Footed Mice (Peromyscus Leucopus) and Northern Flying Squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus).
Most people plan to spend the holidays with family and friends. However, if you haven’t used the proper pest control year round, you might have a few unexpected rodents pests visiting as well. There are some pests that go dormant in the winter but mice and other rodents stay active. Follow a few easy steps to protect your home this holiday and year round.