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Infographic: Diseases Carried By Rodents

Ehrlich Pest Control

Rats and mice have been well known carriers of disease ever since the famed Bubonic Plague of the 14th century. While the plague ended a long time ago, there are still a lot of diseases that rodents carry that are  harmful to humans. Most of these diseases appear in rodent feces, which can show up around the area where they feast.

The infographic below explains the type of diseases that rodents carry, the effects of these diseases, and how they can be prevented. Learn the dangers of these diseases and the importance of getting rid of rodents if you have an infestation.

Rodent Infestations

Rodents can be very annoying to deal with once they are in and around your property. Rodents are well known to have flexible bodies and can squeeze into the tiniest hole or crack in a wall, door, or space in between electronic appliances like a refrigerator or stove. Like humans, mice and rats also need warmth to survive. This makes many properties a perfect shelter for rodents.

Rodents can chew through cable wires, clothing, and can become dangerous when they get into food. If they get into a food pantry, kitchen, or anywhere else in your property that stores food, it can become a fortress for illness.

Contact Your Local Rodent Experts at Ehrlich

If rodents are scratching your walls and chewing on your fabric, then it’s time to call a rodent specialist. DIY treatments work for a short period of time, but it will not get down to the root cause of the rodent problem. If you have a rodent infestation, contact Ehrlich Pest Control today for an inspection.

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Ehrlich Pest Control

Since our founding in 1928, Ehrlich Pest Control has grown to over 100 local offices serving both residential and commercial customers throughout the Eastern U.S. Long lasting relationships with colleagues and customers is a cornerstone of our success. Many Ehrlich colleagues have been with the company for 25, 30 and 40-plus years.

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