Rodents – mice and rats – seem to always manage to find a way onto your property. It only takes a space the size of a dime for a mouse to enter your home or garage, and a rat can get through an opening as small as a quarter. Effective rodent control starts with sealing any possible entry way in the foundation of your home. Professional rodent control can be the best answer. A company such as Metro-Pest Management knows the proper techniques and products to rid your home of rodents – and keep them from returning!
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Rodents are not just a nuisance. They spread disease – diseases which can be spread directly to humans through bites or scratches, or through contaminated food or water. They are also spread through ticks and fleas who have fed on the infected rodents. Rodents and their droppings cause allergies in humans, and can trigger asthma attacks. Rodents also damage property and food supplies which they come in contact with.
In order to prevent rodent infestations, you can take some preventative steps. Remove any food, water and shelter sources. This means sealing off any entry points to the home-if you can’t find anything suitable to seal small holes with, steel wool can be useful. Setting traps outside may be helpful, so that you trap them before they can enter the home. Clean up any area that may provide food for them.
Even if you haven’t seen a mouse yet, they may still be in your home. Rodent droppings in drawers or under the sink are a sure sign, as is the presence of nesting material such as shredded paper or fabric. If you notice evidence of gnawing on food packages, or around entry points to the home, or stale odors coming from a hidden area, you can be pretty certain that it is time to get proper rodent control.
When preventative measures aren’t enough, or you begin them too late, professional rodent control can provide the appropriate treatment methods. A trained technician can locate even hidden problem areas, and use the proper products to remove the rodents and keep them from returning. A company such as Metro-Pest Management, with over 20 years of experience in your area treating rodent infestations, knows what works, and how to use it to your benefit. They can even use Eco-friendly products to protect your family and the environment.
To get help with rodent control in your home, call the experts at Metro-Pest Management today.