Rodents are abundant everywhere. They’re so small that they can squeeze in holes and other passageways. Since they can destroy property and carry diseases, it is always best to remove any rodent problem as soon as possible.
Unfortunately, getting rid of rodents is not a simple task. Mice reproduce every 21 days, meaning if you see one mouse there is likely a larger infestation elsewhere. They tend to stay away from human activity, and the longer they stay, the more places around your home they will travel and cause damage. Without the help of professionals, it is almost impossible to get rid of rodents, and even harder to stop them from returning.
When it comes to DIY rodent removal, the situation is often made worse rather than resolved. Since rodents reproduce at such an alarming rate, there are typically dozens or even hundreds of rodents in one home. A simple trap or poison will not be able to eliminate all rodents. Not only are both of these methods inhumane, trapped or poisoned rodents remain trapped in walls or hard to reach places, making the presence of damage, odor and bacteria even stronger. Poisons can be dangerous for pets or other animals who accidently come in contact with it.
Even if you are lucky and the rodents in your home leave, the damage, droppings, chewed wires and hazardous materials they brought into your home will remain. The small entry points they used to get inside will also remain. Meaning your rodent problem could reappear again in the future. To put it simply, DIY rodent removal methods only put a bandaid on a much bigger problem.
Now why do rodents keep coming back to your home in the first place? The answer – food! Rodents’ noses are very good at smelling food and wherever there’s food, there they would be as well. This means that while you may get the services of experts, they can only provide you with so much. You also need to do your share in ensuring that these creatures won’t find your place pleasurable to live again. Follow the tips below to make your home less appealing to rodents:
At Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control our services ensure a humane removal process that makes your home clean and safe again. Our technicians will complete a thorough property assessment and determine where the rodents have gained access. After the rodents have left through our one way doors, we begin to clean any damage, droppings and materials the rodents brought inside. We will also identify all chewed fires and potential fire hazards that should be repaired immediately. To complete the job, our technicians will place galvanized steel screens over every entry point and fill any hole or crack rodents could use with wildlife exclusion sealant. If you have a rodent infestation, act quickly and call us at 1-888-592-0387 or schedule a property assessment.