Rodent Control


Rodents are notorious public health pests. They have filthy habits. The diseases they carry, and the resulting property damage can make rodent control one of the most important jobs an exterminator does.  Rodents have been linked to spreading diseases such as Murine, Typhus, Hantavirus, Salmonellosis, Leptospirosis, rat-bite fever, Lyme disease, Bubonic plague, and other diseases, as well.

Rodent Control Treatment

Treating rodent infestations effectively requires a proper inspection to accurately determine the type of rodent and or size of the population. Also, at this time of the inspection, our Service pros will be looking for Food, Water, Shelter, and any entry points larger than ¼ of an inch entry point into your residence or commercial business. After our service pro has completed a proper inspection of the property, we will then determine the proper treatment.

Treatments can range from installing door sweeps and/or installing new weather stripping, caulking, or sealing pipe chases, making sure dog doors are properly maintained, and other similar methods. We then recommend steps the homeowner can take to eliminate food sources and nesting areas. Some examples include making sure landscaping is properly maintained including keeping trees trimmed back that touch or hang over the home or building, repairing trash bins and dumpster lids and keeping them closed, picking fruit, and picking up fallen fruit. We then use a variety of treatment methods to reduce the current population including the use of mechanical controls.

Common Rodents Of Arizona

Norway Rat

The brown rat, also known as the common rat, street rat, sewer rat, wharf rat, Hanover rat, Norway rat and Norwegian rat, is a widespread species of common rat. One of the largest muroids, it is a brown or grey rodent with a head and body length of up to 7 to 10 inches long, and a tail slightly shorter than that.

  • Scientific name: Rattus norvegicus
  • Mass: 0.31 – 1.1 lbs (Adult)
  • Gestation period: 21 – 24 days
  • Breeds: Sprague-Dawley rat
  • Lifespan: 2 years (In the wild)
  • Family: Muridae
  • Kingdom: Animalia

Roof Rat

The black rat, also known as the roof rat, ship rat, or house rat, is a common long-tailed rodent of the stereotypical rat genus Rattus, in the subfamily Murinae. It likely originated in the Indian subcontinent but is now found worldwide. The black rat is black to light brown in color with a lighter underside.

  • Scientific name: Rattus rattus
  • Gestation period: 23 days
  • Trophic level: Omnivorous
  • Lifespan: 12 months (In the wild)
  • Adult size: 6-8”
  • Family: Muridae
  • Kingdom: Animalia

House Mouse

The house mouse is a small mammal of the order Rodentia, characteristically having a pointed snout, large, rounded ears, and a long and almost hairless tail. It is one of the most abundant species of the genus Mus.

  • Gestation period: 20 days
  • Scientific name: Mus musculus
  • Mass: 0.68 oz (Adult)
  • Conservation status: Least Concern (Population stable)
  • Max size: between 5 and 8 inches
  • Family: Muridae

How it Works
Our Process is Simple

Comprehensive Assessment

Our team will visit your property to perform a thorough assessment and determine your specific needs.


Expert Evaluation & Transparent Estimation

After our assessment, we’ll determine the best course of action to protect your home from unwanted guests while making sure to always provide transparent estimates.
Effective Job Completion and Next Steps

Our team will then eliminate the pests and weeds using safe and effective methods. We'll also provide recommendations and next steps to ensure that they stay away.



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