Rodents play a significant role in the transmission of many diseases
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The most common pest rodents that can cause tremendous property damage and carry serious health risks, are mice and rats. Both of these types of rodent are very good at hiding, breed very fast, and carry parasites which can transfer to human beings.
Due the health and financial risks rodents pose, quickly contacting a licensed pest control provider like Ehrlich Pest Control is vitally important when dealing with a rodent infestation. Our specialists are trained to find rodent hiding places, figure out why they are infesting your property, and offer solutions to get rid of rodents and prevent rodents from coming back.
When you find rodents, you need to get rid of them fast. Contact your local Ehrlich Pest Control office and schedule the important first step of a property inspection with one of our specialists.
Rodents are a species of gnawing mammal and are part of the scientific order of Rodentia. All species of rodent have large incisors which continuously grow, which requires them to chew and gnaw on things to control the growth. Rodents are found on every continent on the planet with the exception of Antarctica.
In North America, when it comes to homes and commercial properties, the most common types of rodents found as pests are mice and rats. However, there are other rodents which can cause damage to property including:
Throughout the world there are all manner of rodents in a variety of sizes, shapes and social orders.
Rodents will use just about any space they can find to get inside a building or home. Since their teeth are constantly growing and they have an innate instinct to gnaw and chew to control this, they are also perfectly capable of chewing their way into buildings, including through wood and even aluminum siding. Some species of rat have teeth so sharp and strong they can even chew through some types of softer stone or concrete.
Rodents get inside in order to find shelter and build their nests. Most species of rodent also have collapsible skeletons which allow them to make their body very narrow in order to scurry through openings. This means holes as narrow as a pencil or spaces beneath doors that are just barely a few inches off the ground provide access.
The key to getting rid of a rodent problem is to make your property less attractive to them. Rodents will get inside the smallest spaces and hide, building their nests and reproducing at a very fast rate. This is why experts are really needed to remove rodents and get rid of a rodent problem effectively. However, if you are a property owner, the best method of getting rid of rodent problems is to prevent rodents in the first place.
Some of the things you can do to stop rodents from finding your property attractive in the first place include:
To stop rodents from getting onto your property, you can do some of the following:
Ehrlich Pest Control has been helping property owners get rid of rodents for a long time now. Ehrlich Pest Control specialists can conduct a thorough property inspection to find the rodent hiding spaces and get rid of rodents through a variety of treatment methods. The first step to rodent-free property is to contact your local Ehrlich Pest Control office and set up a property inspection.