1. The Fabled Intelligence of Rats (And How To Outsmart Them)

    There’s a reason why researchers use rats in labs to navigate mazes and perform cognitive tests. They’re really smart. In fact, they can be smarter than people, according to the Harvard Business Review. And while that’s awesome for the researchers or for owners of pet rats who are teaching them tricks, it can be quite a nuisance if rats become a rodent control problem in your home or place o…Read More

  2. When Should You Hire A Commercial Pest Control Expert?

    Hiring a commercial pest control company is a great way to get rid of any pesky critters that may have entered your establishment, from termites to rats to cockroaches. It’s not rocket science to realize that pests in your place of business can literally eat into your profits. Here are just some of the ways that could happen. Damaging your inventory (e.g. rodents eating holes in the packaging fo…Read More

  3. Common Pests We See In Wisconsin Homes and Businesses

    The outdoor world around us is full of wildlife of all kinds, and it’s mostly delightful. Take a moment to imagine how barren and bleak the world would be if it were not for the variety of plants, animals, colors, and textures that we find all around us. Not a pretty picture. However, there are times when that wildlife is NOT so delightful, and for all the times when you’re asking Google for …Read More

  4. 4 Hiding Places To Look For Signs Of Bed Bugs

    Bed bugs are not friendly. (Or is it that they’re too friendly?) If you suspect that you may have a bed bug infestation, your first step is probably to freak out. We don’t blame you. Your second step is to call an exterminator. And your third step is to look for signs of bed bugs in all the likely places that they might be hiding. If you think that bed bugs only hide in beds, you would be mist…Read More

  5. Don’t Waste Your Time With The Following Pest Control Methods

    Pest control is tricky business, with humans trying to outsmart the pests that would like to move in to our living space. However, there are a bunch of pest control methods whose promises of success are dubious at best. As professional exterminators, we would quickly go out of business if we suggested methods to people that didn’t actually work, and we can’t waste your time using techniques th…Read More

  6. 5 Ways To Reduce Your Risk Of Attracting Rodents

    Happy New Year from 1st Choice Pest Solutions! Any pest problem is a big inconvenience and a hassle, but if you have rodents, you know that it’s a problem that you simply can’t overlook. Not only do rodents surprise you when they run past your feet, they carry disease, spread germs, and do a lot of damage to your property. If you already have a rodent problem, you’ll probably need a professi…Read More

  7. 4 Criteria You Should Use When Choosing A Commercial Pest Control Company

    Pests don’t discriminate. Many different businesses and industries need a commercial pest control company, either as a preventive measure or to get rid of a pest problem. Whether your business has a problem with cockroaches, bed bugs, rodents, ants, other insects, or wildlife, you need an exterminator who will provide you with the best possible service. But how do you choose the right pest contr…Read More

  8. Don’t Believe These 8 Myths About Pest Control

    There are many myths about pest control that our exterminator in Wisconsin would like to debunk. Whether or not you have believed one or more of these myths, read on to get the scoop on these pest control myths. 1. Pest control and extermination attempts aren’t effective, so why try? Myth. The truth is that many pest control methods are ineffective and are a waste of time, but the methods employ…Read More

  9. Are These Bed Bugs? 4 Tips for Identifying Bed Bugs

    If you suspect that you might have bed bugs, it can be a scary and unsettling experience, especially if you aren’t quite sure if you do indeed have them. When you’re not an pest control expert, bed bugs aren’t something you see every day. Perhaps you’ve never seen one at all, but you have heard of their fame and do know that they are notorious. You’re absolutely right that a bed bug infe…Read More