Mice

House Mouse

HOUSE MICE

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 and roof rats.

House Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Deer Mouse

DEER MICE

Scientific Name: Peromyscus maniculatus Common Names: Deer Mouse Color: Medium to dark brown, white feet and underbelly Weight: between 10 – 24 grams Length: 5 – 8 inches long FACT: Deer Mice are known carriers of the Hantavirus. Because of this caution needs to be taken when dealing with a Deer Mouse problem. Hantavirus is rare, but a serious problem to human health.

Deer Mouse Information

Rodent Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bait Suggestions

Preventing Rats & Mice from Entering Your House

Tips for Mouse & Rat Traps

Live Trapping Tips

Hantavirus Guide – Clean-up Procedures & Protective Measures

Hantavirus Guide: 10 Steps to Safely Clean-Up After Rodents

Put on disposable clothing and gloves.Put on goggles and disposable respirator mask and test the mask for proper fit (ensure goggles effectively protect eyes and do not interfere with the seal of the respirator).Mix disinfectant solution in spray bottle.Gently spray droppings/rodent nesting materials with the bleach, ensuring they are completely soaked – AVOID CREATING DUST.Allow…

The Importance of Pest Control During a Shut Down or Crisis

Pest control is considered an essential service as pests don’t stop entering and breeding when locations are closed or shut down. We understand that you will still have unwelcome pest visitors in your home or business which may cause you to feel frustrated, alone, or even scared with all the closures and not know where…

Hantavirus Guide: Six Steps To Properly Fitting Your Respirator

The Centre for Disease Control and National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health recommend the use of HEPA (P100) quality filters for respiratory protection against the Hantavirus. Respirators come in various sizes and it is important to use a respirator that has been fitted to your face. It is very important that workers are aware…

Hantavirus Guide: Concerns In The Home

Cases of Hantavirus infection have been associated with the following activities in and around the home, farm, cottage or while outdoors. Planting or harvesting cropsOccupying previously vacant cabins or dwellingsCleaning barns, cottages and other outbuildingsDisturbing rodent infested areas while hiking or campingInhabiting dwellings with indoor rodent populations The best approach for disease control and prevention…