Pests are a hassle to get rid of and can ruin your peace of mind. Getting rid of mice can take time and persistence. It is possible to take care of minor mice issues on your own, however, using a professional pest control company is a good backup plan for when the mice take over.
Knowing when to call in the professionals for your mouse infestation can be tricky. Here is your guide to knowing when to call in the experts.
Try DIY Remedies First
You want to address a pest infestation as soon as you see the first signs. Some signs include droppings or little shuffling sounds.
The infestation can grow out of control if you procrastinate. Start with simple rodent control solutions before turning to more complicated options.
Plug Up Holes
You may have holes in your home that lead to outside or other units. Mice can fit through a hole the size of a pencil. Their small frame means they can get into your home through many openings. Plug all-sized holes around your baseboards and cabinetry to keep pests out of your home.
Keep Your Home Clean
Crumbs and food scraps are a magnet for mice. Once they find a food source, they invite their pals over for a feast. Keep your floors and counters clean of crumbs. And do not leave any food out even if you plan to come back for seconds.
Mouse traps are a classic method for reducing pests and have evolved. There are more ethical options if you are not into the snap-and-kill mouse traps.
Calling in the Pros
If you have already tried all of the above and you still are having issues with mice, that means it is time to call in the experts. Professional pest service is a viable option for your rodent problems. Experts can quickly identify the problem and resolve the issue leaving you time to relax.
Mice also live outside, but their mouse holes are hard to spot. And treating mouse holes is tricky because you risk harming the surrounding vegetation. A professional can treat mouse holes without killing your plants and grass.
Hard to Identify Issues
Pest control experts are trained to know where the mice are coming from even if you are stumped. Pest experts will examine every inch of your home to determine the entry points.
Still Not Sure?
Acting quickly when you discover a mouse infestation in your home is crucial. If you are unable to treat the problem quickly by yourself, calling a professional is the best way to keep your pest problem at bay.
Our experts are available 24/7 and our advice is always free! If you’re still not sure if it’s the right time to bring in the professionals, give us a call! We are always happy to help.