How to identify rodents:
Rodents are mammals with oversized front teeth for gnawing which can cause significant damage to your home. They are notorious for breeding often and year round. Due to their body structure, they can bend and squeeze into tiny spaces that you would not expect them to be able to maneuver.
How you get rodents:
Mice and rats access your home seeking food, water, and warmth. They can squeeze through small holes the size of a quarter! Therefore, they can inhabit the many areas of your home, moving from walls to ceilings, crawl spaces, and attics.
How to prevent rodents:
Sealing up food properly is the most important step to prevent rodents. Cleaning up crumbs and garbage regularly, keeping tight seals on stored food, and not leaving vegetables out in the open. Working with neighbors to keep garbage bins clean is crucial to keeping them out of your area.
Are rodents dangerous?
Rodents are very aware of changes in their environment which can make them very dangerous. They will carry and spread many infectious diseases as well as carry ticks and fleas into your home. Handling a rodent on your own can be hazardous for these reasons.
How we get rid of rodents:
Since handling rodents can be very dangerous, having a professional help set up traps and plant poison in strategic areas is necessary to keep your home safe from pests, as well as your family and children.