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Reno Rodent Control

Custom Solutions for Rat & Mouse Problems in the Reno Area

While some may consider mice and rats cute and adorable, wild rodent intruders are a nuisance and health hazard. Prevent these little rodents from building their homes within yours with Truckee Meadows Pest Control.  Our team of pest control experts provides top-quality rodent control services in Reno, Carson City, Sparks, Lake Tahoe, and surrounding areas.

Each of our technicians is state certified, Purdue University certified and Quality Pro certified through the National Pest Management Association. You will not find a more knowledgeable, more courteous and quality-conscious team in the Reno area–We arrive when we say we will and do what we promise to do. If there should be some unforeseen delay, we will notify you before our scheduled appointment.


If you suspect you have rats or other rodents, call (775) 535-5788 or use our contact form to schedule an inspection and free estimate.


Preventative Measures for Rodent Control

While our team at Truckee Meadows Pest Control is here to help with any existing rodent infestations, it's also important to take preventative measures to keep rodents from entering your home in the first place. By implementing some simple preventative steps, you can reduce the risk of a rodent problem and protect your home and family.

Some effective preventative measures for rodent control include:

  • Sealing cracks and holes in your home's exterior
  • Keeping food stored in airtight containers
  • Regularly cleaning up crumbs and spills
  • Trimming back vegetation and removing clutter around your home
  • Installing door sweeps and screens on windows

By taking these preventative measures, you can help minimize the risk of a rodent infestation and maintain a rodent-free home. If you need assistance with rodent control, don't hesitate to contact our team at Truckee Meadows Pest Control for professional help.

    “My technician, Robert, was awesome. I managed to lock myself out of my house while he was spraying. He let me use his phone to call my husband. I apologized as everything was in the house and I couldn't pay him right away. He was amazingly professional. I will absolutely use Truckee Meadows again. Great customer service!”

    Diane R.

Common Types of Rodents in the Reno Area

  • Roof Rat and Norway Rat – The Norway rat is the least common rat in Nevada. Identified by the tail being shorter than the length of the body. Their color varies from grey brown on the back and gray white on the belly. The Roof rat is more common in the Las Vegas area than in Reno. Identified by the tail being the head and body with large ears. From the tail to the nose their length can vary from 11” to 18”.
  • Desert Woodrat – Also commonly known as the Packrat. They have large eyes and hair covered ears .Colored yellowish brown to grayish brown on top and gray below. Their tail is bi colored dark on top and white below and their feet are white. Primarily nocturnal when they are not feeding they are gathering debris for their nesting sites in burrows.
  • House mouse – The house mouse is the most common rodent in the Reno area. They have large ears and a pointed muzzle and are typically grayish. Commonly found indoors they are also well adapted to living outdoors. Populations often move indoors when weather becomes severe. They have poor eyesight and are colorblind but have a keen sense of smell, taste, hearing, and touch. They use their sense of smell to find food and recognize other mice.
  • Deer Mouse – The deer mouse is a host of the Hantavirus. The Hantavirus is a viral illness transmitted from saliva, feces, or urine of infected animals. Typically the infection is caused from inhalation of the virus and causes severe respiratory illness that can result in death in about 30% of its victims. The deer mouse can be identified by its distinct markings having a bi colored tail the upper half tan gray and lower half white.

Contact us online or give us a call at (775) 535-5788 to get a free estimate on your next Reno rodent control service today!

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