Rodents, mainly mice and rats, are a fairly common problem in Davie. Once rodents are in your home they’re going to look to expand their family and build a large nest. You will want a rodent control professional to get rid of them before they have a chance to do this.

Davie Rats & Mice

Along with being disgusting, rats and mice can also pose a health hazard to your family. Davie rodents can carry the following diseases:

  • Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome
  • Lassa Fever
  • Lymphocytic Chorio-meningitis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Tularemia

Even if a rodent doesn’t carry a disease, they’re still not something you want crawling around in your home. Rodents will try to raid your food, and may contaminate it in the process. Nothing will stop a rat. It will chew through anything on its way to food. Rats aren’t afraid of chewing through your walls to get to food.

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Now, they don’t have to chew a very large hole because they can squeeze through tiny holes. In fact, mice can squeeze through a hole the size of a nickel while rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a half dollar. This is usually how mice and rats originally get into a home or business. They have squeezed through some tiny hole that no one noticed. That is why it is very important that any rodent control measures include finding the gaps and holes that allowed entry in the first place. This is a service that our Davie rodent control specialists can perform for you.

Below is a list of the common areas to find these holes and gaps inside your home. Remember that mice are not restricted to low areas as they are expert climbers. The common areas are:

  • Near dryer vents
  • Around the fireplace
  • Around sink pipes
  • Inside your attic
  • Under kitchen cabinets
  • Behind refrigerators

We have found that steal wool is one of the most effective materials for closing these gaps. For large holes, we find that metal sheeting, lath metal or hardware cloth is the most effective. Flashing near the base of your home is another alternative that’s available. This probably sounds overwhelming, but don’t fret. Our Davie rodent control experts can get rid of any existing rodent problem and help prevent future ones. Call our rodent experts at (954) 651-9707 today to schedule your appointment.