Tips to Prevent Mice Inside the Home

Mice and other small animals can be found in almost any home, even if you think that there is no way they could get inside your house. These pesky creatures are clever enough to find their way into places as tight-knit of an environment like our homes by using cracks or openings too tiny for us humans with larger hands! Fortunately though – we’ve got some tips on how best handle this situation so it doesn’t happen again here at Spire Pest of Richmond Va we know all about mice.

Rodents are pesky pests who cause infestations, fires and more. They seek shelter indoors during the cooler fall months or winter where they can risk bringing diseases into your home with them from their contaminated bodies that carry bacteria such as salmonella on them! The white-footed deer mouse is also known to transmit Hantavirus which has potentially fatal consequences for humans if not treated quickly enough by an expert doctor; don’t let this happen at all costs because it’s not worth risking everything over.

The elements are tough on your home, but you can make it more difficult for them with some simple tricks. Make sure all exterior doors have door sweeps installed and repair any damaged screens in order to prevent pests from getting inside; seal cracks around windows or vents that utilities enter such as pipes leading into the walls ( utility entry points ). Store food properly by keeping airtight containers shut tight at first place settings- then take up space where needed! Finally leave nothing behind when moving out – cleanliness is key!  Replace mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation, windows in order to eliminate all moisture sites. Eliminate any leaks that are present; this includes pipes which can cause flooding or clogged drains leading pests into your home’s interior where they will find suitable breeding conditions for their species’ development – don’t let it happen! Inspect items such as boxes with potential pest-control risks (grocery bags come immediately!), store firewood at least 20 feet away from house edges so you don’t accidentally introduce new plant life onto your property without proper upkeep.

If you think this is a bigger problem then you are able to deal with it is best to contact a professional who will come up with a plan to rid your home of these destructive pests. Here at Spire Pest of Richmond Va we know what you are going through and are technicians are trained to deal with every situation no matter how small. Give us a call (804)396-2704.