Rodent Proofing

Six Easy Ways to Rodent Proof Your House for Winter

1 Dec , 2016  

rodent proof your house for winter mouse

We’ve always loved the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” but it’s not just because of the stockings “hung by the chimney with care.” And it’s not even about Santa, with his “cheeks like roses, his nose like a cherry.” You all know the sweet little line: ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through […]

Mice, Rats, Rodent Myths

The Cheesy Truth About Rodent Bait

18 Nov , 2016  

rodent bait mouse cheese

All too often we hear this scenario: In an attempt to eliminate mice in the kitchen, a homeowner sets his or her Victor® mouse trap with cheese as bait, waits a day or so, and nothing happens. The mouse is still at large. Whether we’re aware of it or not, we assume mice and cheese […]

Get EduCATed

7 Famous Internet Cats from 2016

29 Oct , 2016  

Adam and Elijah from Victor Games

To help celebrate National Cat Day, the time has come once again for the Internet to do what it does best: Go crazy for funny cat videos! Let’s be honest — is there anything more photogenic than a cat just being a cat? They chase phantom mice all through the house, they can squeeze themselves […]

Home Care, Mice, Rodent Proofing

Here’s Why Mice Move Into Your House in Fall and Winter

13 Oct , 2016  

Here's Why Mice Move into Your House in Fall and Winter

The leaves are turning beautiful shades of orange, red and yellow and falling to the ground. You’ve taken the sweaters out of storage and started wearing them proudly; pumpkin spice and apple cider abound. The downside is that mice are packing their bags to move into your house as well. Why are Mice Moving into […]

Mice, Rodent Proofing

Prevent an Infestation, Preserve Your Reputation: Pest Control for Retirement Communities

6 Oct , 2016  

Create your own pest management plan for your retirement community with help from Victor®.

Caring for your residents and ensuring a happy, healthy quality of life is of utmost importance at your retirement community. But, with many residents and apartments comes the possibility of attracting mice and rats. Rodents make your residents and their visitors uncomfortable, and can create unsanitary conditions and pose health risks as well as cripple […]

Mice, Rats, Rodent Proofing

Save Schools and Campuses from Rodent Infestations

15 Sep , 2016  

Keep Rodents Out of Schools with Victor

By the time students are returning to school grounds or campuses for the new fall semester, temperatures are usually on the decline. Except for regions that remain warm all year round, the cooler weather will also send rodents indoors, looking for warm, dry territory for their continued food hunts, and schools are an ideal location […]

Mice, Rodent Facts

House Mouse Facts: How Many Baby Mice in a Litter

8 Sep , 2016  

Victor Baby Mice

The question of how many mice are born in an average house mouse litter is a loaded one. The answer touches upon how one pair of intruders can multiply its numbers and become a serious infestation problem. Let’s check out some of the numbers involved. Warning: Be prepared to be overwhelmed—and not just from the […]

Mice, Rodent Facts, Rodent Myths

How Do Mice Fit in Such Small Spaces?

24 Aug , 2016  

Victor Mouse in Small Hole

If you’ve ever scoured the perimeter of your house for entry points an animal could enter through – and if you haven’t, you really should – you may wonder just how small an opening you should be concerned about. A favorite comparison often used by Dr. Bobby Corrigan, noted rodentologist and award-winning pest management consultant, […]