“There’s a mouse in my house!” We get this call regularly at BHB Pest Elimination. Especially as the weather cools and summer moves to fall and winter, mice in New Jersey make their way into our homes.
Having mice in your home can be a big problem. While they may look cute, they can be destructive and dangerous pests to have inside. Professional pest control in New Jersey can help keep your home free of mice and the other common pests in our area.
Signs Of Mice In Your New Jersey Home
Having mice in your home isn’t exactly like the Saturday morning cartoons where Tom and Jerry run across the table and steal your cheese. Mice are much more secretive, preferring to hide in the unused rooms and empty spaces of your home, avoiding interaction with humans.
There are some ways that you can spot a mouse infestation. Here are signs of a mouse infestation to be on the lookout for:
- Mouse droppings are small and cylindrical and usually found in pantries, cabinets, and other areas mice hide
- Gnaw marks on walls, pipes, and other areas of your home
- Nests made of paper or cloth material
- Black, greasy streaks along your baseboards
- Rustling or scurrying noises inside your walls, especially at night
Any of these signs point to a mouse, or another rodent, infesting your home. If you see any of these signs, call us immediately so our trained technicians can determine what animal is in your home and the best way to remove them.
Can Mice In Your Home Make You Sick?
Mice may seem cute and harmless, but they are incredibly dangerous. They can trigger asthma attacks and allergic reactions and spread various diseases. Here are some of the diseases spread by mice:
- Bubonic plague
- Rat-bite fever
- choriomeningitis (LCMV)
Mice can also cause fires and floods in your home. They are known to gnaw through plumbing pipes and even live electrical wires as constant chewers.
The Safest Way To Get Rid Of Mice In Your New Jersey Home
With all the issues that mice can cause, finding one in your home should trigger an instant alarm. It would be best if you wanted to get rid of them as quickly as possible. While your first thought may be to run to the store and buy as many DIY traps and poisons as possible, this isn’t the best or safest course of action.
Snap traps can be dangerous to work with and require the disposal of dead mice. If you don't place the traps correctly, unnecessary targets like family pets or children can ingest poisons. Along with that, none of these DIY methods for rodent removal get to the root of the problem by eliminating the entire mouse infestation. The best option for eliminating a mouse infestation is professional help from a company like BHB Pest Elimination.
The Easiest Way To Tackle A Rodent Problem In New Jersey
Whether dealing with mice or other common New Jersey rodents, the best option for eliminating them is professional rodent control from BHB Pest Elimination. Our trained technicians know what steps to take to eliminate the rodents in your home quickly and thoroughly.
Once we have eliminated the infestation, we provide sanitation services, cleaning up the mess these pests left behind. We also do rodent exclusion work, sealing the holes and cracks these pests used to gain access to your home.
Don’t let mice or other rodents camp out in your home. Call BHB Pest Elimination for efficient and effective rodent control.