A side-by-side comparison of a mouse and a rat.

Rats vs. Mice

Mice and rats are annoying. They are a serious health issue, carrying dozens of diseases at a time. Rats can contaminate roughly ten times the amount of food they can consume, too. Both rats and mice present a public health concern and need to be dealt with quickly by a qualified rat removal team. Despite their perceived similarities, mice and rats are quite different. To get rid of both species, you will need vastly different tactics to succeed.

An unfinished house attic.

Types of Damage From Animals in The Attic

Animals get in attics. Critter Ridder takes care of so many cases where, somehow, an animal, flying or otherwise, has gotten into an attic. It’s much more common than you would think, yet people still get surprised when it happens. We can’t blame you. It’s not very often that we’re face to face with a bat or some other wild animal in our own homes. You still need to be educated on what can happen if this happens to you.

Bats on the Congress Bridge in Austin, TX.

All About Bats in Austin TX

Texas residents know that our state is no stranger to bats. Millions of bats make their home around Texas and the southwest U.S. Unfortunately, every so often you end up sharing your own home with a bat when they make their way onto your property. Finding a wild animal in your home can be startling, but having some background knowledge of the animal you’re dealing with can help you know how to proceed.