Facts & Information
What are Rodents?
Rodents are small, warm-blooded mammals that can be found throughout Wisconsin. They have sharp front teeth for gnawing and are capable of squeezing themselves into the tiniest of holes. The two most common rodents to find in a property are mice and rats. Rodent species come in various shapes and sizes, but most will have large front incisors, rounded ears, and a scaly tail.
Why Do I Have Them?
Rodents are in your home looking for sustenance. They are always on the hunt for food, water, and shelter. Mice and rats will enter buildings through cracks and holes around the foundation or utility outlets. Bird feeders, gardens, compost piles, and unsecured trash cans will attract rodents to your property. Rodents are most problematic in late autumn and winter when looking for shelter to overwinter. Once inside, they will live in wall voids, crawl spaces, cabinets, and attics.
Why Should I Be Concerned?
Mice and rats are well-known for their very high reproduction rate. A female can produce dozens of offspring in a year! If not controlled immediately, a small problem can soon turn into a full-blow rodent infestation.
Rodents are filthy pests that feed and live in unsanitary areas like sewers and garbage. They can contaminate food, food preparation surfaces, and utensils, which may cause serious allergic reactions or illnesses in some people.
Mice chew wires which can cause potential electrical fires. They also damage insulation, walls, and support beams.
Treatment & Control
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How Do I Get Rid of Rodents?
Rodents are a difficult pest to eliminate from your home. Our pest management professionals conduct thorough inspections and use highly effective removal and exclusion methods to properly manage rodent problems. Since every home and ant species is different, our technician will create a customized action plan for your situation.
Mice and rats are a common pest problem in Wisconsin. Our rodent control and exclusion services will protect your home and business year-round against rodents. No contracts are required. If you notice any signs of rodents, contact our expert pest exterminators. We are ready to help you!
How Do I Keep Rodents Out of My House?
Preventing rodents from invading your home and business can be a difficult task; however, you can take a few steps to help stop them. Trim back vegetation around the exterior of your house. Remove bird feeders from your property. Relocate any woodpiles or compost piles at least 10-15 feet away from your home. Store food in the kitchen in sealed containers. Make sure that garbage cans have secure lids on them.