Why You Need A Professional To Handle Your Mouse Problem

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Ants, spiders, fleas, mice and silverfish were all problems in my house at one point. When we bought the house, it hadn't been lived in for about three years. Since it was basically abandoned, the pests moved in and made it their homes. The first few months of battling with these pests was the hardest. We had so many different pests to contend with that it was hard to know where to start. With the help of a professional pest control technician, we have taken our home back from those pests and have been living pest free ever since. Find tips on eliminating the pests in your home here on my blog.


Why You Need A Professional To Handle Your Mouse Problem

22 October 2019
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If you have a mouse problem, you need to get a professional to help you. Although you can try to get rid of the mice on your own, that is rarely successful. Mice are intelligent and determined creatures, and without advanced pest control experience, it could take you a long time to get rid of the mice in your home. A professional will be able to quickly deal with your mouse problem and eradicate the pests in your home.  

Figure Out How Mice Are Getting In 

First, a professional will help you figure out how the mice are getting into your home. Mice will use any little opening to get into your home. Mice are capable of squishing and squeezing their bodies through very tiny openings that it wouldn't seem possible for them to get through. A professional will know where to look for mice entrances to your home and how to properly identify them.  

Seal Up Entry Points 

Once a professional identifies where and how the mice are getting into your home, they will then work to seal up those entry points. Mice can eat through a variety of different materials, so you can't just use any old material to seal up the entry points. A professional will use the right materials to seal up the entrance points to your home so that the mice can't get back into your home.  

Use Tamper-Resistant Traps 

Next, professionals know the right type of traps to use. They will install tamper-resistant traps that the mice will not be able to get out of. In addition to using the right traps, they will work hard to use the traps in the right way.  

For example, putting a mice trap in the middle of the room is not really an effective or smart place to put a trap. Mice like to run next to walls. You'll have a lot better chance of catching the mice if the traps are set next to the wall and in the middle of already established mice trails. 

A professional will also know how many traps are necessary to catch the mice in your home. You want to use enough traps to quickly catch the mice.  

Keep Coming Back 

A professional will not just come once and be done. They will continue to come back, empty the traps in your home, and set up more traps. They will work with you until your home is mouse-free.  

Mice are more than annoying; they are also dirty. Mice spread diseases and carry parasites with them. They contaminate everywhere that they go. If you fail to address the mice problem in your home, you are just going to end up with bigger problems. A mice infection is something you need to take seriously, which is why you need to contact a professional pest control to help you as soon as you detect any signs of mice inside of your home. Look for a local pest control company