Rodent infestations in your home can cause considerable damage and it can transmit diseases. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to prevent these infestations. In this article, we’ll tell you how to identify a rodent infestation, how to prevent it, and how to treat it if it occurs.
Step 1: Assess potential entry points of rodents
Rodents can enter your home through tiny openings, so it’s important to inspect your home carefully to spot any potential entry points. Rodents can dig holes, gnaw through materials such as wood and rubber to get into your home. Some rodents can end up in the walls of your house!
Step 2: Seal holes and cracks
Step 3: Remove food and access to water
Step 4: Avoid providing shelter for rodents
Rodents seek shelter to protect themselves and reproduce, so it is important to keep them away from your home. Move woodpiles, brush, and debris away from your home to eliminate potential rodent shelters. Especially in winter, rodents especially mice, will want to establish themselves warm in your home!
Step 5: Contact a rodent extermination expert near you
Thanks to their expertise, the professional pest control specialists will be able to completely eliminate your rodent problem. They will also make sure that this problem does not happen again. Fortunately, Rive-Nord Extermination covers a large territory on the north shore and the south shore of Montreal!