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More About The Rodents In Your Home
Have you discovered that rodents are likely living in your home? If so, you’ll need to do something about it as quickly as possible. Otherwise, there is a risk that you’re going to get sick. Alternatively, your belongings and assets could be destroyed. You need to work with our professional exterminators because our treatments are reliable, safe, and cost-effective. Which rodents have invaded your home? Before you can rectify the problem, you need to find out. Otherwise, you won’t know why they’re in your home or how to get rid of them.
Some of the most common rodents in your area include deer mice and house mice. Although these rodents are similar, there are many differences between them. You might be able to identify the species on your own, but it is best to work with us. We can help you identify the species before putting together a plan to solve the problem. Below, you’ll learn more about the most common signs of rodent infestations.
Signs You Have A Rodent Infestation
If you have rodents in your home, you’ll notice the following things.
- You may find rodent droppings around your home. Their droppings are black, musty, and resemble a grain of rice.
- You’ll likely find a rodent nest in your home. Their nests are made with small twigs and grass.
- You can find scratch and chew marks on items in your home. Check your food containers.
- You’ll be able to hear the rodents moving around behind your walls.
The Appearance Of Rodent Droppings
Ultimately, you need to know what rodent droppings look like. Once you know how to identify mouse droppings, you’ll easily be able to figure out when you’re dealing with a rodent infestation. First, rodent droppings range in size from 3 to 6 millimeters. They’re granular and closely resemble a small grain of rice. Although rodent droppings can be found throughout your home, you’ll likely find them around rodent nesting and breeding areas.
Reasons You Have Rodents
Why are rodents in your home? Ultimately, the reasons are plentiful, but it depends on the species. In some cases, rodents have entered your home because you haven’t cleaned it well enough. The rodents have been able to find food in your home. Rodents enter homes because they’re searching for life’s necessities, including water, food, and shelter. They can enter your home through the smallest gaps, so you need to eliminate all cracks.
Primary Rodent Concerns
You’re likely worried that the rodents in your home are going to make you sick. Well, you’ll find that rodents are indeed dangerous. You cannot ignore this problem because the risks are immense. Rodents cannot be ignored because they can transmit several serious diseases, including Rat-Bite Fever, Lassa Fever, Plague, and more. Rodents will contaminate your food sources with their urine and feces. If you eat the contaminated food, you might develop a serious illness. You cannot let this happen. Once you’ve confirmed that you’re dealing with a rodent infestation, call our office and let us fix the problem for you.
Another issue with rodents is the fact that they’re destructive. They can severely damage the items in your home, including your wood furniture, paneling, drywall, and insulation. Even worse is the fact that they’ll chew electrical wires. When they do it, there is a risk that you’re going to experience an electrical fire.
Rodent Infestation Risks
- Rodents will contaminate food sources and food preparation surfaces.
- They’ll spread serious illnesses, including salmonella.
- They can destroy your home and belongings.
- Rodents will chew through electrical cords and increase the risk of a fire.
Removing Rodents From Your Dwelling
Once you’ve found rats or mice in your home, finding a solution to the issue is pertinent. You cannot wait because the problem will only worsen. Our company is here to help. We’ve been eliminating rodents in Toronto for many years, so we’re confident that we’ll be able to solve your problem swiftly. You may attempt to use DIY methods, but we cannot recommend it. These methods are ineffective and potentially unsafe. We wish you’d work with us because our methods are swift and safe. Contact our office today to learn more about our cost-effective rodent treatments.
When Can The Procedure Begin?
Contact our office to schedule your appointment today. You can expect to hear from us in 24 to 48 hours.
We Offer Safe Rodent Treatments
We understand how much you want to protect your loved ones, and we’re eager to help you do just that. By working with us, you can rest assured knowing our exterminators will keep you safe by using safer solutions. We only use EPA-registered products because we strive to protect our clients. Plus, our exterminators work diligently to keep everyone safe. They follow precise protocols to keep the client safe throughout the rodent treatment process.
Can You Prevent A Rodent Infestation?
A pest infestation will ruin your life until you fix it. Just remember that some pests are more dangerous and destructive than others. Mice and rats are two of the worst household pests. You cannot ignore this problem because it will rapidly spiral out of control. Rodents can sneak into your home using the smallest holes and gaps. Combat the problem by sealing these holes and keep the pests out. Also, don’t forget to keep your grass mowed. Doing so will stop the prevents from having a hiding place around your property.
Avoiding Rodent Infestations
- Eliminate entry points around your home. Fill in cracks and gaps to prevent rodents from sneaking into your home.
- Take your trash bags out often.
- Make sure your food is stored in proper containers.
- Deal with spills and messes promptly.
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