The #1 Pest Related Issue
Rodents present a tough challenge. Their teeth are designed to gnaw through any obstacle. Their bodies can fit through even tiny holes; for mice a dime-sized hole is all the access they need to enter your home. Complete rodent pest control requires sealing even the smallest cracks and openings. Once there, they can breed incredibly fast, quickly creating a major nuisance and a potential health hazard.
Characteristics of Rodents
What Do Rodents Look Like?
Rodents are small mammals with oversized incisors designed for gnawing, and small flexible bodies which can easily fit into small spaces. Rodents we handle include mice and rats.
Where Do Rodents Live?
Most rodents are ground-dwelling rodents. During cold weather, drought or other extreme conditions, these pests can seek food and shelter in your walls, foundation, crawlspace or attic.
Are Rodents Dangerous?
Mice and rats can carry diseases, including the hantavirus. In fact, rats have been blamed for the spread of the Black Plague in medieval Europe. In addition to the health risks, their teeth require them to chew constantly, which means they can seriously damage your home.
How Do I get Rid Of Rodents?
Traps, poison and other methods are available, although these present their own risks to the homeowner. Whenever you see one rodent, particularly mice, it is likely there are more, and they are extremely difficult to eliminate without professional help.