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Signs that You Have Mice in Walls

Mice are cunning little creatures who know when to go out and look for food, and when to stay in hiding. So how will you know that there is already a budding infestation in the walls? Here’s how.

Have you experienced cooking your favorite dish in the kitchen when out of the corner of your eye, you noticed something moved really fast? Did you investigate further or did you dismiss it as a figment of your imagination?

One of the prudent things to do whenever you notice something scurrying hurriedly, even though you didn’t actually see the object, is to investigate. This means that you should not dismiss it since there might already be a mouse nest built by mommy mouse just right behind your wall. Mice may be small, but they are smart creatures and are very good at not being caught by humans. So if you notice anything askew, such as unexplained movements out of the corner of your eye, make sure that you investigate further.

Now what will be the signs that will tell you that it is time for you to seek the services of professionals? Take note of these signs or else your home or apartment will become a breeding place for mice.

  • Scratch, scratch, scratch. The first sign of mouse in the wall is the scratching sound. If you hear “running” sounds in your ceiling, then that would mean that there isn’t only a single mouse living in your home. Getting rid of mice in walls is a bit tricky considering that the area is not readily seen. But if you can’t do it on your own, there will always be mice removal from home done by professionals, who are adept at getting rid of these mice hiding in your walls.
  • Droppings everywhere. Rats constantly defecate and they actually do it near the areas where they reside. Try to check the corners of your walls. If you could see small black and seed-shaped things on the floor, then that could be a mouse dropping. It could even be gray if it has been there for a long time. Remember that to get rid of mice, you would need to be able to identify the place where they are staying, so that you may also target them appropriately.
  • Mouse nests. If you have had some old clothes which you have not worn and you just stored them at the back of your closet, now is the time to check whether there are already holes in your clothing. If there are, then that would be a sign that the mice have eaten through your clothes in order to build a nest. This just shows that your problem is much bigger, and you need professional service the soonest.

Once you have ascertained that there is indeed the presence of mice in your walls, don’t hesitate to seek the help of companies offering professional services. At Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control, you can count on our professionalism and humane methods, even in dealing with mice.

Remember that the process of removing mice from your home, especially those living in your walls, oftentimes require expert handling. This will ensure that you get rid of them safely and without any problem.