There are many problems that people have when pests start to invade your home. They are an invasion of your home whether it is a large infestation or a small one. You want to be sure you are aware of the types of pests that might try and get in your house and what you should do about it. Some pests are scarier than others and if you see mice they can make you scream. They are a critter that is too large to just swat at or step on. That is why they need to be treated in a particular way and that is best left to a professional. When it comes to mice there are lots of questions that people have.
A-Tex Pest Management Answers Whether One Mouse Means an Infestation
How Do Mice Get In?: When you start to see a pest in your house the first thing that you might wonder is how they were able to get in. When it comes to mice they are larger and that question becomes more important. You want to know how they were able to gain access to stop anymore from coming in. The interesting thing is that they are able to squeeze through a gap that is quite small which is why it can be hard to locate. They can get in through gaps in doors, walls, garages and vents. You want to make sure that you do what you can to keep these gaps secured.
Will Mice Suddenly Be Gone?: Some people are under the impression that a mouse will just leave your house. That is just not the case and it is for many reasons. The mice are looking for two important things and that is safety from the weather and predators as well as food and water. Your home is a place to find both and that is why they won’t leave once they get inside. They can build a nest in the walls using materials in the house. They also can find food in your pantry, trash and more.
Damage Caused by Mice & Rodents: Mice are known to go through your home in search of nesting materials. This happens to be insulation, clothing, wiring and more. Whatever they are able to get into they will use. That means that they are causing damage to the house. The longer they are in the house the more damage it will sustain. The damage that they have been known to cause can put your house in jeopardy of a fire hazard if you are not careful.
Can Mice Get in Your Food?: People think that mice will only get into food that is left open but that is also not true. They can and will chew through boxes, plastic bags and other materials that they know food is in. You want to make sure you check your food before you use it and if there are signs that they get in it you want to throw it out. The food can be contaminated and not safe for you to eat or use.
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A-Tex Pest Management can come to your home and inspect for a mouse infestation and start a rodent treatment plan. Call us today to make your next appointment.