3 Important Reasons Why A Professional Should Handle Your Mice Infestation


Have you recently discovered that your home has, unfortunately, become the location of a nest of mice? Are you researching how you can get rid of these pesky rodents with as little trouble as possible? Although you may be wanting to handle the infestation yourself, you should seriously consider at least getting a professional opinion on your circumstances. While you may be wanting to keep the fact that you have mice quiet, there are a number of reasons why you need to consider a professional mice exterminator. Some of these reasons include:

Discover infestation reason: It's easy for people to assume that a house has mice because the house is messy or otherwise unclean. This is not necessarily true. Mice may be attracted to a home for a variety of reasons. For instance, if you have a tree nearby that produces seeds, nuts, or fruit that the mice are eating, then your home may simply be the nearest shelter to the source of food. A professional mice extermination service will attempt to determine why the mice are in your home in the first place and what to do about it. Although some of the information may be obvious and things you already know, this isn't always the case.

Eliminate entry points: Mice can enter your home in ways that you may not have previously imagined. For instance, your home's attic or crawlspace should have mesh-covered vents to allow the humidity and pressure inside the attic and outside of your home to equalize. Over time, the mesh covering these vent holes may become dislodged, allowing an entryway for adventurous mice. Your home may also have small cracks or crevices around your doors and windows that you may have thought are too small but that are, in fact, viable ways for a mouse to enter your home. A good mice extermination service will comb your home for potential entry points like these, eliminating as many entryways into your home as possible. 

Prevent disease: As you may already be aware, mice can carry a variety of diseases. These diseases can be spread by contact with the urine, feces, or corpses of infected mice. Many home mice extermination methods can result in dead mice actually remaining in your walls. And, potentially, in prolonged exposure to their urine and feces. A good professional exterminator will eliminate your exposure to these disease vectors. They may either offer cleanup services themselves or can recommend another service to safely clean up and eliminate urine and feces that already exist in and around your home.


11 October 2017

Making My New Home Safe

After marrying my sweet husband ten years ago, I moved into a fixer-upper. I immediately started making a list of remodeling projects I wold need to complete before the house would be comfortable to live in. For instance, I had to rip out the old linoleum flooring in the kitchen, mud room, and bathrooms. I also had to buy a complete set of new furniture. Only a few days after moving into this house, I also discovered my need to contact a reputable pest control specialist. The house contained huge, disgusting roaches. After a local pest control technician visiting my house, my home was free of potentially health damaging roaches. On this blog, you will discover the latest trends in the pest control industry for successfully removing roaches from a home.