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As a resident of beautiful Las Vegas, you’re likely going to encounter mice, rats, and rodents. These pests often invade residential structures because they’re seeking food and shelter. In our area, locals will encounter a handful of rodent species. For instance, the most common species in our area are deer mice. Another rodent you’re going to encounter is the house mice. It is vital to learn more about these pests so you can be ready to identify and eliminate them. House mice are small and hairless. It will have a black nose and protruding eyes. Its ears will be large. These pests are black or light brown with a buff or gray belly. As for the deer mouse, it is bi-colored. It is mostly white.
Its feet, belly, and undersides are white. Its head and upper back are brown. When compared to other rodents, deer mice have incredibly long tails. It is wise to learn how to identify rodent droppings. They are usually black and musty. Below, you’ll find out more about the signs of rodent infestations.
- Rodent droppings will be discovered around the home
- Rodents build nests in homes using twigs, grass, household materials.
- You’ll find scratch and chew marks on your food containers
- You’ll be able to hear them moving around your home at night
More About Rodent Droppings
Learn how to identify rodent droppings so you can be ready to diagnose the problem much sooner. Rodent droppings tend to look a lot like rice. They’re the same size and shape. In general, rodent droppings range from 3 to 6mm and they’re granular. They can be found anywhere in the home, but large piles will likely be found around nesting and breeding sites. You’ll also find a lot of droppings near rodent feeding sites.
Reasons For Rodent Infestations
You’re likely wondering why rodents have decided to invade your home. Ultimately, these pests enter homes because they’re trying to survive. Your home gives them everything they need to thrive. They can enter your home and obtain food and water. In addition to this, your house will give them shelter from many predators. Rodents are larger but they can enter homes through small gaps. If the hole is only a quarter of an inch in diameter, these pests will be able to sneak through. They can enter through some of the strangest spots.
Primary Dangerous With Rodents
There is no denying the fact that rodents can pose many health risks. Unfortunately, these pests are going to leave feces and urine around your home. When they’re eating your food, there is a risk that you’re going to contaminate some of your food items. These pests can spread a handful of illnesses, including Hantavirus, Rat-Bite Fever, Plague, Hemorrhagic Fever, Leptospirosis, and more. Suffice to say, you cannot play games with a rodent infestation. Once these pests have invaded your home, begin working immediately to get rid of them. They can cause severe damage to your property and belongings.
They have to chew to prevent their front teeth from overgrowing. As a result, they’ll chew on drywall, furniture, and electrical cables. In some cases, rodents can lead to electrical fires. Get rid of them before they cause your house to burn down.
- These disgusting pests will contaminate your food with urine and droppings
- There is a risk that they’ll spread salmonella, dysentery, and Hantavirus
- They can severely damage your home and belongings
- They’ll chew through electrical cables and burn your house down
Eliminating The Rodents In Your Dwelling
You need to work quickly to get rid of the rodents in your home. Don’t delay because doing so will lead to more severe property damage. Contact our office so we can work diligently for you. Our company employs the leading exterminators in Las Vegas so we’re confident we can get rid of the pests quicker than anyone. We use the safest solutions while going above and beyond to fix the problem swiftly. We also offer a follow-up visit to ensure that the pests are gone for good.
When Can You Start?
We’re ready to help you get rid of the rodents in your home. When you’re ready, call our Las Vegas office and we’ll begin working hard for you. Our experienced technician will attempt to call you back within 24 to 48 hours.
The Safest Rodent Removal Techniques
We always work hard to provide our clients with the safest rodent removal services in Las Vegas. When you work with us, you will receive speedy results relying on natural products. We use natural products because we want to protect you throughout the process. Nevertheless, we may be required to use conventional materials to fix the problem. When this is required, we will use these products safely. We’ll use the precise amount of product needed and nothing else. We’re confident that this will keep you safe from start to finish. The products we used have received EPA approvals so they are indeed safe and reliable.
Preventing Mice From Entering Again
Once you’ve eliminated the rodents in your home, you don’t want them to return. Therefore, you need to take steps to properly protect your home and keep them out. The best thing you can do is seal your home’s exterior walls. Block any entry points around windows and doors. Check for gaps close to electrical cables and plumbing pipes. Make sure that you use rodent-proofing materials to keep these pests out of your home. Holes of all sizes must be filled because rodents can enter through the smallest holes. You’ll also need to properly clean your yard and keep the grass short. Make sure that your food products are sealing in good containers.
- Make sure that your exterior walls are fully sealed.
- Take your trash out once or twice a day.
- Place your food products in durable containers with reliable lids. Doing this will prevent rodents from entering your home and finding food.
- don’t delay cleaning up messes.