There are more than 1,000 different types of rodents in the world. One thing they all have in common is that you don’t want any of them living inside your home. Rodents are omnivores, feeding on trash, pet food, and whatever they can find. One of the most common rodent species to invade our homes and businesses are mice.
Yes, rodents are dangerous in a number of ways. For one, all rodents can transmit a variety of diseases to the occupants of the homes and businesses they invade. Some of the many diseases that rodents are known to carry include:
Rodents also threaten the properties and structures they inhabit due to their constant need to chew. In minor cases, you might find signs that a rodent is biting holes through walls or cardboard boxes. In major cases, you might find severe structural damage and frayed wires that increase the risk of a fire.
Rodents are filthy creatures that spend a good amount of their time wandering around in sewers and garbage. They’re also foraging creatures, which means that they’ll come looking for food inside of your home or business. They not only to contaminate perishable items, but also can contaminate food preparation surfaces and put everyone in your property at risk of various illnesses.
Mice are common invaders of both our indoor and outdoor spaces. Taking the steps necessary to keep these dangerous pests out of our homes/ business is essential. Our top mice prevention tips are listed below: