Having rodents such as rats and mice in your home can bring on stress and concern not desired.
Cause damage to your home, spread diseases, chew on cables, furniture, books and clothing.
If you have a problem with rodents, it is best to deal with them quickly, because they can multiply in an incredible way, and might suddenly find yourself with a major infestation.
House mice make their nests using paper, cardboard or other fibrous materials. Within this nest, a rat can have from 25 to 50 offspring in a single year. The lifespan of house mice is short and only lasts for 9 months to a year.
The signals that leave the rodents in your home:
*Droppings around your home. The droppings are small, dark and bright, and are hardened after 3 days.
*Rub marks, these are marks of stains and greasy left by rodents in the walls. These appear as dirty, oily and with skin of rodents.
*Burrows, are often present near buildings and gardens where rodents may be nesting.
*Stains from urine of rats and mice can be seen under an ultraviolet light showing where there may be a serious problem.
*Rodents need to gnaw constantly to keep their teeth, this is why it is possible to find marks of scratches on woodwork, cables, food containers and furniture.
*Disappearance of food or boxes of food that may have been chewed.
Control rodents in your home:
To keep away the rodents from your home, you must have good cleaning methods, keep kitchen and house clean, keep food in containers, do not leave loose pet food, keep the area clean of the cupboard, remove the branches from roofs and gutters.
Repair any access hole to your house and keep it clean lawns and gardens. Store any garbage out of your home and make sure that your containers are rodent proof.
Bait for rats and mice:
A very effective treatment to eliminate Rats or Mice from your home, it is with a pest control company authorized.
These companies can provide treatments of bait long-lasting. These baits are very tasty to rodents and once they have bitten the bait die very quickly.
The companies will provide a box of bait, lockable to prevent children and pets from having access to these poisons, since they could damage them if you eat them.
Baits must be placed in the roof void, as this is where rodents usually installed in your home. The boxes of bait should also be placed in your garage and around your garden.
This will provide a plan of attack long duration against these rodents. It is best to check these boxes regularly and replace any bait that has been taken.Follow all of these tips will help to prevent and control any rodents in and around your home.