The Mice are Coming! Myth vs. Fact for Mice in Your Home.

The Mice are Coming! Myth vs. Fact for Mice in Your Home.

The Mice are Coming!

With the recent cool dry weather, the liklihood of encountering a mouse or rat in your home looking for a comfortable place to spend the winter months has greatly increased. 

Facts about Rodents:

- “It's only one little mouse”
Fact:  Female mice can give birth to a dozen babies…..Every 3 weeks!!

- “My house is in great condition, mice can’t get in”
Fact:  Mice can squeeze through a hole as small as a nickel

- “Our house is clean with no food left out”
Fact:  Mice aren’t just attracted to food.  They may need a warm place to nest or a source of water.

-“A mouse can’t reach my cabinets or countertops”
Fact:  Mice can jump as high as a foot in the air allowing them to easily access kitchen counters and pantries

- "Maybe they will just stay in the attic" Fact:  Mice and rats can foul insulation and chew through electrical wiring leading to expensive home repairs.

Stay tuned for next week’s blog on do-it-yourself tips for securing your home against rodents and when you may want to call a professional! If you have questions about rodent control please call or email us anytime!

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