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Which Type Of Mice Are You Dealing With?
When it comes to mice and rodents, you’ll find that certain species are commonly found in homes in your area. Some of the most common household mice include the deer mouse and the house mouse. The latter is a small rodent that is mostly hairless. It has a pointed, black nose and protruding eyes. The color of the house mouse may be light brown or black. The underside is normally gray. House mouse droppings are black and musty. The deer mouse has white feet and a white belly. The upper back and head are usually brown.
Deer mice have long tails. In some cases, the length of the tail will cover the animal’s body and head. Deer mouse droppings are smooth, black, and have pointed tips.
Signs You Have A Rodent Infestation
- You’ve found dropping throughout your home
- Nests consisting of household materials, grass, and twigs have been found
- Your walls and baseboards have been gnawed
- You can hear the rats running through your walls
How To Identify A Mouse Dropping
One of the best ways to identify a mouse infestation is by looking for mouse droppings. If you have rodents in your home, you’ll find droppings throughout your home. These pests will use the bathroom anywhere. Mouse droppers range in size from 3 to 6 millimeters and they have a granular shape. They’re always black. Some will say that mouse droppings look like grains of rice. Most droppings will be found near the mouse’s feeding and hiding areas.
What Causes Rodents?
One thing to know about mice and rodents is that they’re commensal. They can live alongside humans since they depend on you to survive. When mice enter your home, they’re searching for food, water, and shelter. They can enter dwellings through holes as small as 1/4”. It is pertinent to seal all cracks and crevices to prevent rodents from entering your home.
Do Mice Pose A Health Risk?
Have you found mice in your home? If so, act quickly. You cannot wait because the problem is going to worsen. Rodents are one of the most dangerous household pests you’ll have to worry about. When eating your food, there is a chance that they’re going to contaminate your food with feces and urine. In addition to this, these pests can spread dangerous diseases. They’ll also destroy your property. Rodents can spread numerous diseases including Lassa Fever, Hemorrhagic Fever, Hantavirus, and others. Having a rodent infestation likely means you’ll have a flea infestation too.
Since rodents chew on electrical wires, their presence will increase the risk of a house fire.
Numerous Risks Of Rodent Infestations
- Rodents can contaminate your food and water
- Mice and rats can carry and transmit dangerous diseases
- They’ll destroy your property and belongings
- Since they chew through electrical wires, they will increase the risk of an electrical fire
How Can I Get Rid Of Rodents?
Rats, rodents, and mice are difficult to eliminate. They’re great climbers and will move around your house swiftly. You likely won’t be able to catch them using traps and other tools. You can try DIY treatments, but they’ll be dangerous and ineffective. To effectively eliminate this problem, contact us.
How Soon Can You Begin?
Our company’s representative can reach your home in 24 to 48 hours.
Are The Treatments Safe?
We use safe solutions to ensure our clients receive satisfactory results. When you’re ready to begin working with us, don’t hesitate to call. We use safe solutions to fix your rodent problem. Our company believes it is vitally important to protect our clients, and we do this by utilizing EPA-registered products. Work with us so you can minimize the risks involved.
How Can I Stop Future Rodent Infestations?
Ultimately, you will never be able to stop all rodent infestations. Still, there are certain things you can to prevent rodents from entering your business. For instance, you need to start by properly cleaning your yard. Make sure that your grass is cut. You’ll also want to use the following tips to prevent future rodent infestations. Don’t hesitate to contact us. We can provide you with in-depth tips for stopping rodents from entering your property and home.
- Use a sealant to block all cracks and crevices around your home.
- Take the trash out each night and store it in secure bins.
- Store food in your home in airtight containers.
- Deal with messes and crumbs right away.
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Why Boston Residents Recommend Our Mice, Rat Removal
Rats and mice leave a destructive mess behind for home and business owners to clean up. These rodents are not only capable of chewing through some of the toughest materials, but also are capable of climbing some of the highest building structures. Living in Boston comes with many risks, which have something to do with its large population. The most common rat species found in the Boston area is the Rattus rattus, better known as black rat. Regardless of the species, rats can wreak havoc on industrial, residential and commercial establishments.
Guarantees And Warranties Written In Contract
We never agree to administer any type of rat removal treatment without a written contract. This document is so important because it protects consumers from the risk of financial loss and becoming victims of fraud. The document also helps us do our job more precisely and in a timelier manner.
Our written contracts contain some very important information about the services we are rendering, materials we are utilizing and expenses. Just because you obtain a written contract from our company does not mean you are entitled to hire us to eradicate your rat infestation. In fact, we highly recommend utilizing it to do a price comparison to ensure you receive the biggest bang for your buck.
Do you want to know how we operate? If so, we highly recommend taking a tour of our office, which is conveniently located in the city of Boston. While this will help you get a better understanding of how we operate, it will provide you with little to no details about our level of professionalism. This is why we offer all the residents of Boston, per request, phone numbers of customers who have utilized our services in the past. These are real people who have something to say about our professionalism, employees and quality of service.
Need More Reasons To Call Us
If you are still not impressed or on the fences about calling us, here are a few other things that we can offer:
- Licensed with the state of Massachusetts
- We educate on how to prevent a future infestation
- We offer same-day, free in-home inspections
- We provide written contracts
- We work as a team to deliver the best service possible
- Our technicians wear uniforms with company logo and name tag
- Offering affordable solutions to your problems
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When you look at everything that we have to offer, it should be pretty easy to see why we stand out above our competition. As of current, we have helped hundreds of homeowners tackle some of the toughest and most severe rat infestations. And, we can help you to