Signs of Rodents In Your Home
Many homeowners don’t realize they have rats or mice in and around their homes. But, if you were to take a closer look, you can usually tell right away if you look for the right signs. Here are some rodent signs to watch out for:
- Burrows under structures or debris
- Marks from gnawing on food, wood, paper, or wiring
- Missing pet food
- Dark marks on walls or baseboards from them traveling by
- Dark fecal droppings or a strong urine smell
- Little paths leading to where they often travel
Where To Find Rats St. George
Rodents, including rats and mice, tend to search for shelter and will build their nests in sheds, garages, homes, and gardens. Look for the following signs of rodents in the following areas:
- Inside Vanities, cupboards, bathtubs, and other large appliances
- Under furniture, behind machinery, or in animal cages
- In trash, paper, boxes, and clothes
- Inside ceilings, in walls, attics, and sub-floors
- In buildings, decks and under patios
Rodents will make a home anywhere there is shelter and a space big enough for them to squeeze in. They can really be anywhere. Because of their great sense of smell, they are often found in the kitchen searching for dropped crumbs and chewing through containers of food. The Norway rat, because of its large & heavy body they are generally found in basements and first floors of buildings and homes. Other common rodents of Utah are black rats, woodrats, deer mice, and house mice.
Rodent Control St. George
Rodents are generally not aggressive and most often try to avoid humans. They may not lash out but they can be dangerous. When they invade homes rodents can contaminate counters and food sources with their urine, feces, and saliva. They can also spread diseases like salmonella and dysentery that cause people to become ill. They also bring many kinds of parasites into your home like mites, fleas, and ticks that become infected as well. These parasites will then spread the diseases as well.
Not only can they cause health issues but they also damage buildings and items. They have a constant need to chew in order to prevent their teeth from overgrowing. Not only can this can ruin items inside of buildings but their chewing can cause structural damage too. Rodents will chew pipes, drywall, insulation, wiring, and walls. Often, rodents are to blame for electrical fires.
Rat Removal- Rats St. George
Beeline Pest Control in Utah can help eliminate and prevent rodent infestations. Our home pest control services include rodent and rat removal. The rodent control services we provide for home or businesses can exterminate rodents quickly. Our tailored treatment plans can include the use of traps, simple removal techniques or bait. For professional removal of rats St. George, and rodent control throughout Utah call Beeline Pest Control. The areas we service include Northern Utah, St. George, Cedar City. Whatever pests you are dealing with in Utah we can help. Call today at (801) 544-9200, for whatever pest you might have because Beeline Pest control is the best!