Overview Of House Mice In PA
The house mouse is the most common rodent pest in most parts of the world. It can breed rapidly and adapt quickly to changing conditions.
Habits Of House Mice
House mice breed throughout the year and can share nests. House mice live in structures as well as outdoors.
Threats Posed By House Mice
Microdroplets of mouse urine can cause allergies in children. Mice can also bring fleas, mites, ticks, and lice into your home. Signs of infestations can be gnaw marks, droppings, tracks/footprints, “rub marks,” burrows, runways, and damaged goods.
House Mice Prevention In PA
To keep mice and other rodents out, make sure all holes of larger diameter than a pencil are sealed. Mice can flatten themselves out and squeeze through spaces as small as a nickel. Seal any cracks and voids. Don’t overlook proper drainage at the foundation and always install gutters or diverts which will channel water away from the building. Witt technicians are highly skilled and trained to seek out and eliminate the sources or potential sources of house mouse activity by inspecting the exterior grounds for rodent burrows, identifying any access points and perform any necessary exclusion work, strategically position monitoring and bait stations, all contributing to optimum protection.
Pittsburgh House Mice Control
For effective house mice control, a highly-skilled pest management professional should be enlisted to evaluate the problem activity in order to generate a solution that suits your particular needs. For house mice control you can trust, our Pittsburgh pest control pros use a variety of treatment options including:
- Baiting program
Do Mouse Traps Really Work?
When it comes to mouse traps there is a lot of room for error. The positioning of traps is important. If you place traps in the middle of the room, you're probably not going to catch mice. That's because mice travel close to walls so they won't go near traps set out in the open room. If you set mouse traps in areas where mice are nesting or foraging for food, you should see results. But don't expect this to resolve your mouse problem. If you don't figure out how mice are getting inside and fix the problem, then you will continue to see mice in the house. Professional mouse control is the ideal solution.