How are These Mice Getting into My Home?
April 6, 2018
Mice can be one of the most frustrating pests that invade our homes. You hear them scratching in the walls, you hear them scampering across your attic, you know that they are there! You may find visible signs that they have invaded your home, such as their droppings that look like black grains of rice, typically in and around kitchens, cabinets, and food. They can also rip into packaging and leave gnaw marks on wood and other items.
However cute you may think they are, mice are dirty pests that carry disease and spread parasites. Their urine and feces can contaminate foods and surfaces, spread harmful diseases like Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, and cause extensive damage to your home from their constant gnawing tendencies which include the risk of electrical fire from chewed wires. Just one or two mice can cause significant problems within the four walls of your home, and on top of that, they have the bad habit of breeding rapidly, which will compound the problem exponentially.
The most frustrating part of a mouse infestation is not being able to find and seal off all the entry points they are using to get into your home. It is very important that you call a professional right away when you see or hear signs of mice inside your home. They can find all points of entry and take the appropriate steps to rid your home of every single mouse dwelling within. Remember, if you put off getting help for a mouse problem you are potentially putting your family and home at risk for illnesses and damages.
So, if you want to rid your home of mice or want to prevent them in the first place, you can call on American Pest Solutions in the Springfield, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut area. We cover rodent control, exclusion, and clean up with our comprehensive pest solutions. Our home pest control services provide prompt, 24-hour answering service and year-round protection from a variety of dangerous and annoying pests. As a homeowner, you can rest easy knowing American Pest Solutions' integrated protection against common household pests has got you covered. Our Pest Guard program will not only take care of your mouse problem, but will also protect your home from other common pests like spiders, sow bugs, centipedes, millipedes, carpenter ants, wasps, and protection against termites.
Call us today for more information and let us take care of what’s pestering you.
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