Do I Have a Rat Problem?

There are several signs that you may have a Rat Problem in your Portland area home. Noises coming from your attic or upper walls could mean you have rats. But, overhead noises could also be other animals on your roof or a tree branch rubbing the house or roof on a...

Do I Have a Rat Problem – Part 2

How serious is having a few mice or a rat under your house? The damages to your home can happen quickly. The largest rodent caused repair bills are usually for replacing the ruined insulation in your attic and crawl space. Chewed water lines and electrical wiring come...

Did your Squirrels leave a door open?

During our Rat exclusion process, Nature First Pest Control has  often discovered that Roof Rats had moved into a house via a hole that squirrels had origionally chewed in the roof area. These Roof Rats quickly occupied the attic and soon the entire house, including...

Portland Or. Mouse Facts

Nature First Pest Control uses no baits for mouse control. We find and block the entry points. We then use traps to eliminate the remaining mice. Our Green methods are safe, non toxic, and effective,and guaranteed. The house mouse is well-adapted for living year-round...

Compost Piles Can Be Rat Feasts

I visited a client last week who had a serious Rat problem, and as so often happens, so did her neighbors. The Norway rats were burrowing under her foundation. Every time she filled a hole a new burrow appeared. It turns out that her compost pile was about five feet...