Rodents need to remain out of your home. When they are in homes,they are searching for something to eat. Health problems are sure to soon follow. Rats and Mice otherwise known as Rodents run about in sewers and devour whatever they can. They will chew and nibble on anything,including electrical wiring. Worst of all is they leave trails of urine wherever they go,which is a major health hazard to humans,especially those who suffer with acute asthma.
Best practices include:
- Identify entry points to your home
- Do not leave food out in your home
- Place garbage in a garbage can,rather than simply a garbage bag
- Offer the most practical and effective solution
- Ensure any bait stations are properly placed
- Seal off entry points – at the right time.
Wood Rats are much larger spices of Rodents. They tend to live outside but are known to invade homes and garages too. Wood Rats have been known to bite people which is problematic considering they carry rabies. Wood Rats require immediate attention. Calling in a professional Exterminator is a smart choice considering these spices of Rodent is harmful to people,especially young children.
Some states are more prone to wood rats than others. Your states with warmer climates have more exposure.
Finding a Pest Control Pro
It is important to find the right pest control company to suit your personality and needs. A couple of tips to finding a good and trustworthy exterminator would be to check out online reviews. Another good source is Home Advisor and Angie’s List. Along with the Greater Houston Pest Control Association.