Many homeowners think mice are fairly harmless when compared to rats, but mice are much more common and can cause a lot more damage. They breed so quickly that a small infestation can turn into a severe invasion in a short period of time. Thus, dealing with your mouse problems is with highest priority:
Because of the potential health issues and having to repair or replace ruined clothing, furniture and walls, it’s highly recommended to take care of your mouse problems by calling a professional mice exterminator. We cover all ZIP codes in Elmhurst, Addison, Lombard, Franklin Park, Melrose Park, Hinsdale, Westchester and Oak Brook.
If there are rats in your home, treat them immediately as a serious pest problem. They can cause damage to wiring, can chew through floor joists, walls and insulation. The roof rats are the ones most likely to be found around or inside your house. As the name implies, they often live in high areas, as they have the ability to climb and use various methods to travel through a neighborhood, including overhead utility lines or fences. They can also nest in the trees, bushes or the attic of your home.
Rats are nocturnal and usually hide from humans. Here are some of the signs that can indicate their presence in your property:
Seeking both food and shelter, mice, rats and other rodents tend to migrate indoors when it’s cold outside. And when they do, the can easily cause havoc with your health and house. That’s where we come in – to keep them out! We set traps in basements, around perimeters and inside the house. All products we use are safe for your kids and pets, and very effective against these little critters.
Also, we go one step further with our mouse and rat control service. We make sure your home is protected from any future rodent invasions. We walk the entire perimeter of your house to locate existing and potential entry points. We point crevices in mortar, brick, wood, siding and foundations and seal or block them with expanding foam, wire tool or sealant.