Common rodents are found in a home, business, outdoor sheds, barns, basement, and in your yard. These will include rats, mice, squirrels, and even chipmunks. Our goal with this article is to educate you in getting rid of rodents.
How to get rid of rodents
Not matter if the annoying rodents are in your home, business or yard there are steps to take to remove them. The simple way to remove these creatures is to contact a reliable pest control service. However, there are a few things you can do in the meantime until the pest control experts arrive.
The best thing to do is to seal off all access to the building or house; this will keep rodents inside and prevent new rodents from entering the infected area. This will make the job of the pest control company easier so they can come in and get the job done.
In order to rid rodents outdoors, you’ll need to clean up areas that might provide shelter for them. The pest control professionals will make certain the pest repellent is spread out to all areas that could be considered food sources. This will discourage rodents from visiting the treated areas to look for anything that can be used as food.
How to get rid of rodents inside
The simple answer is to make sure it is rodent-proof. One way to do this is to form a barrier to their entryway. This barrier will stop the rodent from obtaining access inside your home, business or building. Avert rodents from gaining entry inside. Discouraging access is the key when attempting the crackdown on rats, mice, squirrels, and even chipmunks from entering any building. Although, these critters are small in size, the destruction they cause is not so small.
Rodents chew on anything. Not only do they chew on the material the walls, floors, and ceiling is made from, but they could get to your electrical wires which can result in an electrical fire.
How to get rid of rodents in the walls
If you have any rodents living within the walls you first need to find out how they are getting in there. If these animals are getting inside your home will never be rid of them until their entry point is eradicated completely. A professional pest removal company is here in the neighborhood to help rid the rodents from your home.
Some signs/issues that having rodents in your attic or walls will cause are:
• Rodent droppings in the pantry or cabinets
• The sounds of scratching or scuffling inside the walls
• Severe health issues caused by diseases carried by rodents
• Gnawing on electrical wires or attic vents/pipes/insulation
Hiring a Professional
If you think you have a rodent problem and have done everything you can to clean up areas to no avail, maybe it is time to call a professional for help.
Contact us to help rid your home or business from rodents.