When most people think of a pest problem, they picture insects like ants, cockroaches, or termites. Even pests like wasps and spiders are somewhat rare, but sometimes a pest problem can be bigger than this. When a homeowner discovers they have a rodent problem, they may be initially unsure on what to do.
Whether it’s a mouse or a rat, these pests can prove to be both a nuisance and a safety hazard. In addition to causing a home’s residents to feel tense if they’re afraid of these types of pests, mice and rats also spread diseases which can put everyone in a home at risk. We know you want to keep your home free of rodents, and we’re prepared to help.
Why Rats and Mice Are a Problem
These types of pests present several problems. For one, they can make homeowners and residents tense about walking around in a certain room of their house. They can also find their way into food, leading to said items having to be thrown out.
Another very severe threat that rodents pose is disease. Mice and rats can carry diseases with them and spread them in any house they’re occupying. This is why it is wise never to let a problem like this go untreated.
Why Should a Person Invest in Prevention?
Finding a rodent in your home is never fun. We understand this, and we know that most people would rather prevent the rat or mouse from every occupying the home in the first place. This is why calling in the professionals can be a very wise idea.
In order to make sure that a home is free of rodents, professional exterminators can check around and ensure that preventative methods are used. This can stave off future infestations and keep any home safer from rodents.
DIY Methods vs. Professional Services
From glue traps to traditional snap traps, there are plenty of rodent remedies which are available at any local retailer. But are these solutions really as effective? We understand that in some cases homeowners may want to try addressing these problems themselves.
But while a trap like this may catch a single rodent, it is not effective at determining whether or not future infestations may be likely. And in some cases, rodents are able to avoid these traps altogether. Professional technicians understand the methods for making sure the entire infestation is addressed.
Handling Rodents Without Doing Additional Damage
Some people are very adamant about getting their rodent problem addressed. Because of this, they may use chemical solutions and other products which pose a threat to their home and the environment. We have found a way to balance efficient pest control with eco-friendly policies, allowing for rodents to be handled without leaving a carbon footprint.
No one likes the thought of mice or rats in their home. If you’re looking to get your rodent issues handled properly, contact Big Time Pest Control today!