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Residents and business owners of Chicago may have to deal with mice, rats, and rodents are some point. Unfortunately, these pests tend to be more destructive and dangerous than some of the others. Therefore, you cannot ignore the problem. Once they’re in your home, it is time to address the problem. One way to achieve this goal is by relying on our pest control options. Our services are reasonably priced, effective, and safe. House mice are commonly found in our area. They are small rodents that have little hair. Their noses are black and pointed. Their bellies tend to be buff or gray. As for deer mice, they are mostly white with a brown head and upper back. Their tails are much longer than that of other mice.
Be sure to look for the following signs so you can determine whether rodents are in your home.
- Rodent droppings have been discovered in your home.
- You’ve found small nests that were made using grass, twigs, and items collected from your home.
- Your food containers feature small scratch and chew marks.
- You’ll hear them moving around in the middle of the night.
More About Mouse Droppings
You must be ready to identify the infestation swiftly so you can deal with it promptly. An easy way to identify a rodent infestation is by looking for rodent feces around your home. Mice droppings are between three and six millimeters. They’re granular and like a piece of rice. They’ll emit a musty odor that will be difficult to ignore.
Reasons For Rodents
Rodents invade residential structures because they’re commensal. As a result, they need to live with humans to thrive and survive. When they enter a residence, they’re going to have access to food, water, and shelter. They’ll have everything they need so they won’t go anywhere. Rodents can slip through small holes that are a quarter of an inch in diameter. They sometimes enter through the strangest places.
How Dangerous Are They?
Rodents are indeed very dangerous. You need to eliminate them swiftly because they can damage your home and make people sick. These pests often spread various diseases, including Hemorrhagic Fever, Lassa Fever, Hantavirus, Plague, Rat-Bite Fever, and more. They may carry fleas and ticks into your home. Another thing you must worry about is your belongings. Rodents need to chew often to keep their front teeth short. They’ll chew on anything including walls, cardboard, drywall, and electrical cables. If you don’t stop them, they could cause a fire by chewing through your electrical wire.
- Rodents can contaminate food sources by leaving droppings and urine.
- They’ll spread various illnesses.
- They can severely damage your home and belongings.
- They’ll increase the risk of an electrical fire hazard.
Eliminating Infestations Of Rodents
Although you can try using DIY methods, you likely won’t achieve your goal. Rodents are difficult to handle because they’re large, fast, and disgusting. It is often best to work with a professional who has experience dealing with rodents. We do. Our services are convenient and reliable. If you want to fix the problem sooner rather than later, call our Chicago office.
When Can You Start?
Don’t wait. Call our office right now to get assistance. We’ll check back with you within 24 to 48 hours.
The Safest Rodent Treatments
We always strive to provide our Chicago residents with safe, natural solutions. We have carefully selected the treatments we provide to guarantee satisfactory, safe results. Our technicians fix the problem using EPA-registered products. Therefore, the products we use do not pose any risks to people or pets. If you want to protect the people you love, call us.
Preventing Rodent Infestations
It won’t be easy to keep rodents out of your home, but you can try. You should because you might be able to stop some of them. Remember to properly clean your home regularly to keep these pests out. You’ll also want to use pest-proofing materials to keep them out. You must work swiftly to fix the problem. Seal any holes you find around your home’s exterior walls to keep them out.
- Make sure that your exterior walls are sealed to keep these pests outs.
- Deal with your garbage regularly.
- Store your food products in durable containers.
- Clean up messes right away.