One of the most common mammals in America is also one of Winston Salem most common house pests, mice! If you’re having problems with mice or rats don’t forget to call us, rodents can bring all types of diseases to your home and pets.
Nearly 21 million homes in the United States have problems this small rodent during the winter months when mice seek shelter and food indoors.
Their small, light gray or brown furred body generally characterizes the average mouse. They have small, circular, black eyes and large ears on a small head. Although they are seen during the daylight hours, mice prefer the night when they can crawl, jump, and nibble to their heart’s content.
Mice tend to nest indoors in isolated, dark areas. They create nests anywhere there is a hollow space. The most common nesting sites are in walls, garages, crawl spaces, basements, or under large appliances. Once nested, a female mouse can rapidly reproduce, giving birth to an average of six mice every three weeks. Mice survive off of seeds, grains, insects, plants, or any food lying around. They have excellent hearing and smelling senses that help make up for their poor lack of vision.
A professional will seek out all possible entry points for mice and eliminate them. They will also stop an infestation before it gets out of control. Give Go-Forth Pest Control of Winston-Salem a call today to get rid of your rodent problems for good.