Often we find mice infesting our homes and even though they might look cute and small, when they are in the house they are pests and can endanger our possessions as well as our health. They are dirty and can cause diseases; it is necessary that we take proper precautions when we find mice scurrying across the kitchen floor at night.
Often pests like mice tend to infest homes more as winter approaches. Homes that do not prevent their entry and lodging will find mice chewing and gnawing at different things like furnishing as well as building homes and leaving their droppings around. Mice can chew on wires, drywall, fabric, paper and other materials. With wiring exposed to mice, you might end up with a fire hazard in your home. Again, mice are also known to carry diseases. Hence, if you see them on your kitchen table or floor, they might be infesting your cooking area which can lead to contamination of food particles as well.
Mice usually enter homes during fall as they need to find warm places to survive and places where they can raise a family. Homes of humans usually are their best choices and you will find feces of mice on your floors or corners which are proof of mice infestation.
It is necessary that home owners take steps like sealing cracks and open crevices in their home, wall corners and other hidden places. Door sweeps should be installed. One needs to be careful in cleaning off food mess and crumbs around the dining tables and kitchen areas after meals and cooking is done. In case one sees rodents like mice persisting in their home, it is best to call in the professionals who will take up the right measures as per your home requirements.
All Star Pest Solutions is a full-service pest control company in Albany serving the greater Capital Region.