Hantavirus Guide: Six Steps To Properly Fitting Your Respirator

3M Particulate Respirator P100

The Centre for Disease Control and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health recommend the use of HEPA (P100) quality filters for respiratory protection against the Hantavirus. Respirators come in various sizes and it is important to use a respirator that has been fitted to your face. It is very important that workers are aware … Read more Hantavirus Guide: Six Steps To Properly Fitting Your Respirator

Hantavirus Guide: Concerns In The Home

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Cases of Hantavirus infection have been associated with the following activities in and around the home, farm, cottage or while outdoors. Planting or harvesting crops Occupying previously vacant cabins or dwellings Cleaning barns, cottages and other outbuildings Disturbing rodent infested areas while hiking or camping Inhabiting dwellings with indoor rodent populations The best approach for … Read more Hantavirus Guide: Concerns In The Home

Keep Mice & Their Diseases Out

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We all tend to spend more time indoors when the weather turns cold.  With an average winter temperature of -16.6 degrees Celsius, Red Deer certainly qualifies as cold during the winter months. These extremely low temperatures cause many animals that spend their summers in the fields to seek warmth, often in our homes, businesses, and … Read more Keep Mice & Their Diseases Out

Winter Homes: Mice

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The media has generally been kind to mice. They’re furry, they’re cute, they have friends named Donald and Goofy. However, make no mistake – rodents ruin your property, they also carry diseases that can harm you and your family. House mice are one of the most troublesome pests, they’re cunning and sneaky and can find … Read more Winter Homes: Mice

5 Ways To Protect Your Home From A Mouse Invasion

House Mouse in grass

The media has generally been kind to mice. They’re furry, they’re cute, they have friends named Donald and Goofy. However, make no mistake – rodents ruin your property, they also carry diseases that can harm you and your family. House mice are one of the most troublesome pests, they’re cunning and sneaky and can find … Read more 5 Ways To Protect Your Home From A Mouse Invasion

Hantavirus: The Driving Force for Rodent Control

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Do you have rodents at home? This is a serious problem as rodents are not only frightening but can be harming and dangerous as well. These animals wander from here and there making a mess inside your home premises and spoil your personal stuff. This situation gets aggravated when rodents spoil the food that you … Read more Hantavirus: The Driving Force for Rodent Control

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Why Mice Move In For The Winter

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No one wants to have unexpected guests, particularly when they are the tiny four-footed kind. Mice, like most warm-blooded animals like to be warm during the cold months and your home is the perfect place for their winter vacation. The last thing you want for the holidays is to have mice reproducing in your home … Read more Baby It’s Cold Outside: Why Mice Move In For The Winter

The Big Threat of Mice in your Home

Baby Mice

Mice. They’re the last thing you want in your home. They pose a serious health hazard and create an unsanitary environment, never mind the scares they may give to you, your spouse and your children. The big threat of mice is that once you find one, you’re unfortunately soon to find others or hear them … Read more The Big Threat of Mice in your Home

How To Prevent Mice From Coming Into Your Home This Fall

Deer Mouse

To prevent mice from entering your home, your shed, your garage, your car, or any other location in your yard, the primary key is to stop them before they can get in. Inspect and seal any openings, cracks or crevasses from the outside into your home or location you’re trying to protect from mice. Make … Read more How To Prevent Mice From Coming Into Your Home This Fall

How To Catch A Mouse

House Mouse in grass

Once house mice take up residence indoors, virtually any techniques used to control them are effective, including baited and un-baited snap-traps, windup multi-catch mouse traps, glueboards, and anticoagulant rodenticides. Their inquisitive nature makes them easy to catch. Often times, a rodent infestation is underestimated, so be sure to use a sufficient amount of devices for … Read more How To Catch A Mouse