Mice are one of the most common rodent invaders inside homes. They are difficult to to get rid of and multiply very quickly. One female mouse can have up to 35 babies every year. Mice can carry diseases and have the potential to spread Salmonella. In addition, mice are a threat to humans due to the fact that their urine and feces can cause allergic reactions in some people. To keep your family safe from a potential trip to St. Luke’s, make Boise Mice Control an important part of your house maintenance.
Mice are brown or grey in color and are 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 inches long. Mice naturally eat seeds, nuts, fruits and insects. Inside of a house though, they will eat most human food. Mice are nocturnal, but are also active at dusk or dawn when they are in search of food. Mice like to find dark, secluded places to build nests. Their nests consist of paper, insulation, or fabric.
To keep mice from entering your home in the first place, inspect your home for any potential entry points. if you discover a potential entry point, be sure to seal it up. Also, make sure your home is free of clutter that a mouse might use to hide in. Make sure your food is stored in sealed containers and regularly clean up any crumbs that might potentially attract mice.
Signs of a Mouse Infestation:
-Seeing a Rodent: This is the most obvious way to know if you have an infestation.
-Droppings: Finding the rod shaped droppings are one of the most common ways to know you have mice in the house.
-Gnaw Marks/Damage: If you have an infestation you may come across gnaw marks or goods that have been damaged and chewed on by the mice.
-Odor: Mice have strong smelling urine. If you have a large infestation, you may be able to notice the urine smell.
If you have identified an infestation in your house, contact Get Lost Pest Control to help you with your Boise Mice Control. Their friendly and knowledgeable technicians will work quickly and efficiently to eliminate those unwanted rodents. Get Lost utilizes a combination of sticky traps, traps and bait stations to get rid of the mice effectively.