Hantavirus Guide: 10 Steps to Safely Clean-Up After Rodents

Mouse on rocks

Put on disposable clothing and gloves. Put on goggles and disposable respirator mask and test the mask for proper fit (ensure goggles effectively protect eyes and do not interfere with the seal of the respirator). Mix disinfectant solution in spray bottle. Gently spray droppings/rodent nesting materials with the bleach, ensuring they are completely soaked – … Read more Hantavirus Guide: 10 Steps to Safely Clean-Up After Rodents

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 Kill Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers

Pocket Gopher

As the snow melts away in western Canada and the signs of spring are appearing, so are thirteen-lined ground squirrels and pocket gophers. The 13 stripped Richardson ground squirrel can easily be identified by its thirteen stripes on its back and its golden brown fur. The pocket gopher has no stripes and is golden brown … Read more How to Kill Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers