The Big Threat of Mice in your Home

Baby Mice

Mice. They’re the last thing you want in your home. They pose a serious health hazard and create an unsanitary environment, never mind the scares they may give to you, your spouse and your children. The big threat of mice is that once you find one, you’re unfortunately soon to find others or hear them … Read more The Big Threat of Mice in your Home

How To Prevent Mice From Coming Into Your Home This Fall

Deer Mouse

To prevent mice from entering your home, your shed, your garage, your car, or any other location in your yard, the primary key is to stop them before they can get in. Inspect and seal any openings, cracks or crevasses from the outside into your home or location you’re trying to protect from mice. Make … Read more How To Prevent Mice From Coming Into Your Home This Fall

How To Catch A Mouse

House Mouse in grass

Once house mice take up residence indoors, virtually any techniques used to control them are effective, including baited and un-baited snap-traps, windup multi-catch mouse traps, glueboards, and anticoagulant rodenticides. Their inquisitive nature makes them easy to catch. Often times, a rodent infestation is underestimated, so be sure to use a sufficient amount of devices for … Read more How To Catch A Mouse

Where Do Mice Hide?

Mouse on rocks

Hi, I’m a mouse that likes to hide, but where am I most likely to be… in the home I like to hide in locations where I can’t be seen such as behind cupboards or behind the wall voids, beneath the sink via the pipe chase holes or even in a pantry that has access … Read more Where Do Mice Hide?

Pest Spotlight: House Mouse

House Mouse

Scientific Name: Mus musculus Common Names: House Mouse Color: generally gray-brown with a gray stomach Weight: adults weigh between 17 – 25 grams Length: up to 20cm, nose to tail FACT: The house mouse often lives in close association with humans and therefore is termed one of the “commensal” rodents along with Norway rats and … Read more Pest Spotlight: House Mouse

5 Tips For Catching Mice and Rats

Rat

Each fall mice and rats are on everyone’s mind as when the weather changes these pests are trying to get into your house, business, cottage, camper, shed, garage or any place they can survive the winter with a food source. Getting on top of mouse/rat proofing your place today will make sure there are no … Read more 5 Tips For Catching Mice and Rats

Cleaning Up Deer Mouse Droppings

Mouse

Did you know that under perfect conditions, 24 mice can grow to over 2,000 mice in as little as 8 months or that a pair of mice can produce 18,000 fecal droppings or that over the past 100 years over 10 million human deaths have been due to rodent diseases that they can carry? Mice … Read more Cleaning Up Deer Mouse Droppings