So you were laying in bed at night in the house is perfectly still and all the sudden you hear scratching in your walls. You wonder if you are dreaming or if what you're hearing is actually real.
Ever been there? Ever wonder what that sound is? As you come back to reality, you recognize that sound as scaring little footsteps or clause scraping in your walls. It's the sound of some cute mouse scaring along the walls back-and-forth from the kitchen to your bedroom looking for a midnight snack.
You might be inclined to leave it alone as it's just a little mouse and not much to worry about. But, as in Albany pest control company, we have significant experience dealing with the damage even one single mouse can cause in your home.
Well you have to realize is the mice in your walls are not like the ones in the pet store. They are exposed to bacteria, disease, dirt and other substances that can cause sickness in your home. Further, mice have the ability to reproduce quickly and you could have an entire population in your home in just a couple short months.
Beyond that, as fall is approaching now, mice are making their winter nests and will use any thing they find tune make a warm place to live. That might include chewing up your insulation or even your electrical wires in the walls. If that happens, you can lose power to areas of your home forcing you to open up walls to make those repairs. Dealing with rodent problems is not fun.
We recommend not letting these little critters go and make sure to address the problem right away. If you hear them in your walls, you could easily put out mice traps with peanut butter on them in designated locations where you think they might be visiting. You might get lucky and snag one or two of these mice and your problem to solved.
But, chances are there might be more than a couple mice in your walls as the weather and temperature starts to shift. It might require you calling on the services of a professional pest control company like All Star Pest Solutions.
Experiencing issues that you might need help from a professional? Give us a call today. We are a reputable and affordable pest control company that servicing Albany and the surrounding area.