6 Facts About Rodents You Didn't Know as a Homeowner

1

MICE AND RATS CAN FIT THROUGH THE TINIEST OF HOLES AND CRACKS.

Homeowners should make sure that there are no possible entrances for mice anywhere in their home, including:

  • • Foundation
  • • Pipes
  • • Floor
  • • Ceiling

TIP: Inspect your home for holes and cracks regularly.

2

RODENTS CAN EASILY GNAW THROUGH ELECTRICAL WIRES.

Chewed wiring can wreak havoc on your home’s electricity supply and can cause fires.

TIP: Keep an eye out for malfunctioning circuits in your home.

3

RODENTS CAN ALSO CHEW THROUGH PIPES.

Damaged pipes can lead to further damage, such as flooding.

4

INSULATION IS A FAVORITE TARGET FOR RATS AND MICE.

Why do rodents love insulation?

  • • It is easy for them to chew
  • • It makes excellent material for nesting.

5

ANY UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE CAN BE A TARGET FOR RODENTS.

This includes all your furniture:

  • • Couches
  • • Recliners
  • • Car seats
  • • Mattresses
  • • Outdoor furniture

TIP: Keep pests from getting inside your house by sealing cracks and holes.

6

RODENTS CAN CAUSE EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO A HOME AND ITS CONTENTS.

The longer rodents are in a home, the more damage they will do, so get rid of them at the first sign

TIP: An experienced pest management professional is the best resource to get rid of any infestation.

Have a rodent problem? Oliver Exterminating can help!

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