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Rodent Identification & Prevention

What are rodents?

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Rodents are small mammals known for their constantly growing front teeth, which require them to gnaw to keep them in shape, and their prolific nature. There are several types of rodents, but rats and mice are the two most prominent species that cause problems around human structures. Rodents often appear small, with fur ranging from brow to gray and black, rounded ears, and long tails.

If rodent pest control isn’t in place, these pesky invaders can potentially invade every space inside and outside your property, wreaking havoc and bringing serious health and safety issues along with them.

Are rodents dangerous?

Thanks to their unhygienic nature, rodents are fairly dangerous to host around your property. These pests are notorious for transmitting diseases. As rats and mice run wild around your property, they easily contaminate food and surfaces with illnesses such as salmonella, hantavirus, and tularemia.

Rodents carry parasitic pests on their bodies, such as fleas, ticks, and mites. As they run around the interior and exterior areas of your property, they drop these pests off, which can lead to additional infestation issues.

You should also note that all rodents are constantly looking for things to chew on to keep their teeth in check. This results in severe destruction around your property as they gnaw through wood, brick, electrical wiring, and plumbing.

Why Choose Dependable Pest Solutions?

  • IPM Methodologies
    Dependable Pest Solutions uses an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to resolve most major pest issues. This ecologically sound solution prioritizes safety through prevention, monitoring, and education.
  • Licensed Professionals
    Our trained technicians are knowledgeable and experienced pest management professionals who understand the importance of discretion, safety, and professionalism.
  • Trusted by the Community Since 2007
    Rest assured knowing your pest problems are under control with a locally owned and operated company backed by over 17 years of proven experience.
  • Woman Owned Local Business
    Founded by a licensed entomologist, our owner is committed to addressing the industry deficiencies and continues to grow a professional pest control company held to the highest standards.

What Our Customers Are Saying

    "Very pleased!"

    The technician from Dependable Pest Solutions was great today. He did a thorough inspection of all the bait sites in my home. He gave me a comprehensive verbal report of his findings and the additional work he did to get my home pest free.

    - Debora L.
    "Can’t recommend them enough!"

    Yesterday we discovered a massive wasp nest hanging over our driveway. I called Dependable Pest this morning, and the nest has already been removed. They were friendly, affordable, super quick and communication was excellent!

    - Dawn C.
    "Bill always does a great job!"

    He is very knowledgeable and friendly! I have been a client of Dependable Pests for many years and my parents were for many years before that. Always satisfied with their work and customer service.

    - Michelle
    "Bill is top-notch!"

    Bill is top-notch & professional! I had ball park hornet's nest outside my widow. I spoken to Stephanie who provided me with great service, and she contacted Bill! He was able to see me the same day! Thank you!

    - Fay L.
    "Very punctual, communicative, and thorough."

    I had a serious wasp problem around my entire property. These guys come spray twice a year and it has completely resolved the issue.

    - Kyle K.
    "They're communication is great!"

    I would highly recommend Dependable Pest Solutions. We’ve had issues with ants on our vacation property. They come right out and take care of the problem. Their communication and follow up is great!

    - Jane E.
    "Highly recommend!"

    We love Dependable Pest Solutions and have used them for several years. They are amazing, and their customer service is top notch. We can call anytime and someone will be out shortly to help with whatever it is we need.

    - Shannon B.
    "Would recommend them - 100%!"

    Dependable Pest Solutions has been reliable, professional and fairly priced. Brought them in for rodent extermination and have since signed up for monthly services!

    - Tyler W.

How Can I Prevent Rodents in the Future?

Prevent future rodent problems by following these expert tips to make your property less hospitable to rats and mice:

  • Remove all fallen fruit and organic debris from exterior areas, as these attract hungry rodents looking for an easy meal.
  • Reduce access to outdoor pet foods and make sure all waste disposal and compost areas are secure from rodent invaders; tight-fitting lids on trash cans are essential.
  • Seal up potential rodent entry points around your property, like the cracks near windows, doors, and your foundation, to stop rodents from slipping inside.
  • Store all leftover food properly, dispose of waste promptly, and utilize airtight containers in food pantry areas when possible to stop rodents from easily scavenging in these areas.
  • Clear out outdoor areas of long grass, woodpiles, and piles of brush or debris to remove rodent hiding spots.

Contact Dependable Pest Solutions immediately if you suspect rodents are invading your property or need more advice on pest control in Dover, NH.

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