As fall weather draws near you could start seeing a problem with rodents. In fact, mice have probably already started moving into your home. Here are some common questions and some tips on how to stop them.
1) What time of the year do most people see mice in their home?
People will see mice all year round, but the most common times are in the heat of the summer and as fall approaches. As the weather changes mice are looking for shelter, food, and water. They are looking for places they can nest that are safe from the element and from predators.
2)Where are some typical places mice enter the home?
Mice can squeeze their body to ¼ of an inch sized hole. Mice will enter homes through doors and window left open. They will come through holes in the walls, floors and foundation. They run on wires and pipes around the home.
3) When mice get in the house what do they do?
They will usually first look for food and water. If their needs are provided they will make a nest and reproduce.
4)Can mice carry disease?
Mice can carry diseases. Most diseases are from the dust in feces and urine. When a mouse walks on its feces and then walks on your food in can transfer those bacteria and viruses.
5)What are some things people can do to help keep mice out?
Keep doors closed, keep dog food off the ground in garage, fix weather strips on doors and windows,seal holes and large cracks around foundation.
6)What will EHS Pest Control Services do for people with mice in or around their home?
We don’t offer cookie cutter service but instead custom design each program based on your needs. All of our mouse programs include a thorough inspection of the exterior of your home. Potential entry points and openings will be sealed with any variety of materials; stainless steel, copper mesh and expandable foam being the most common. This will physically stop new mice from entering your home or business. We also offer complete interior and exterior non-chemical and baiting programs.
For more information, contact EHS Pest in Norwood.
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