Why Are Rats Attracted To Your Westminster Property

The rat population is exploding throughout Carroll County. Westminster rat exterminators are receiving record number calls from desperate homeowners that are encountering rats on their property and even in their home. Most of these homeowners have lived in the same house for decades and are experiencing rats in their home for the first time. The…

Westminster Homeowner Finds Black Snake In The Fireplace

Snake removal in Westminster is a necessity from April till November. The most common non-venomous species of snakes that homeowners throughout Westminster encounter are the black rat snake, garter snake, brown snake, ring-neck snake, and northern racer. The most common venomous snake species that homeowners throughout Westminster encounter are the northern copperhead, however, the timber…

Birds Building Nest in Vents Throughout Westminster

Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Control has received more calls for bird removal in Westminster so far this spring than any other year. Hundreds of Westminster homeowners have discovered that birds have built a nest in their bathroom vent, dryer vent, kitchen vent, gable vent or soffit vent. Some of these cases are more difficult than others to…

Groundhog Digs Into Basement in Westminster

Groundhog removal companies in Westminster remain busy trapping groundhogs and repairing damages they cause do to the high population of groundhogs in the Westminster area. Despite that groundhogs have a cute friendly appearance they can cause very costly damages to homes, buildings, sheds, barns, retaining walls, roadways, walkways, and ponds. Groundhogs dig burrows with extensive…

The Black Rat and the Black Plague

During the 14th century, Europe experienced a pandemic that has been known for centuries as the Black Plague. From grade school and on, we have believed that the cause of this pandemic that took the lives of over 100 million Europeans began with the black rat. It has always been taught that the black rat…