Exterminate Omaha Rodents
Mice can get in your home and worse yet in the food you eat. Omaha Pest Control, Inc. provides Omaha, Bellevue, Council Bluffs and neighboring communities in Nebraska and Iowa with rodent control services, inspections and other exterminating measures.
To prevent mice, rats and pests from entering the home, all cracks, crevices, holes and gaps larger than a sweet pea should be sealed with appropriate cements or a mixing compound.
Cleanliness may also have an effect on mouse infestations. Be sure to wash dishes immediately following use. Human and pet food should be stored in glass or metal containers with tight lids. Mice acquire most of their water from crumbs or morsels and should be cleaned from tabletops or floors.
When a home is already infested, prevention methods prove inefficient. The most effective mouse control methods are those administered by trained Omaha Pest Control professionals.
How Mice Enter Homes
Mice enter homes through cracks and holes found in walls, floors and foundations. Homeowners commonly do not recognize mouse holes until other signs of infestation appear. Mouse control is tough due to their body shape, mice are capable of fitting through holes much smaller than appear likely.
Mice may also enter the home through gaps in windows or ceilings, as well as through sewer lines. If drainage pipes are not properly sealed, mice may enter homes through sink or bathtub drains. They are also known to find their way inside via entry holes around plumbing and oven gas lines.
As a result of dropping temperatures, infestations tend to begin in fall. After a colony enters a structure and finds it to be safe and warm, they rarely exit outside again. Mice procreate quickly and populations may in time exceed one hundred.
In order to prevent mice from entering the home, all cracks, openings and holes should be sealed with metal or cement. All doors and windows must close properly. Store foods in glass or metal containers with tight lids, and be certain to dispose of all food waste as soon as possible. Contact Omaha Pest Control to have an exterminator specialist help and provide additional solutions.
How To Get Mice Out Of Walls
Mice often live in hidden areas within homes, including storage boxes, attics, lofts and wall interiors. Mice are capable of fitting through extremely small openings in floors, walls and foundations. After they enter homes, they can be extremely difficult to get rid of. Rodent inspection is necessary.
Mice living require a customized method to control them. Droppings and tracks are often visible in homes experiencing mouse infestations. Rodents living within walls do emerge in search of food. At this time, homeowners may capture or kill mice through the use of traps. Homeowners may also lure mice out of walls with food bait. Spring-loaded traps, glue traps and live-catch traps are commercially available. Some are designed to kill captured rodents, while others require homeowners to release mice outside. In order to be effective, the traps must be placed properly and along areas frequented by the mice. Often, homeowners incorrectly place traps, making them ineffective, and they can also present a risk to children or pets if they have access to the trap.
Omaha Pest Control professionals should be sought for the knowledge, training and expertise to successfully manage mice.
Ongoing Rodent Protection
Mice, rats and other pests can be eliminated, however, they will always be living outside of your home and business. Proactive measures are necessary to prevent them from getting back in the structures.