Mouse Exterminator in Cleveland
Color: Light brown to dark grey with white belly
Size: 2.5 - 3.0 inches
Diet: Seeds, crumbs, nuts...just about anything found on your kitchen floor or pantry.
Hazards: Can contaminate food and introduce fleas, lice, mites or ticks into your home.
If you've see one mouse run across your kitchen floor, there are probably more.
That's because under ideal conditions one female mouse can produce up to 10 litters (about 50 young) in a single year.
Plus, the longer you wait, the greater the health threat becomes to your family and your food.
If you think you have mice, don't think twice about calling us. We'll give you a free quote over the phone. And if you need immediate attention, we can often come out the same day.
The Difference Between Rats and Mice
It's important to know the difference between rats and mice. Treatment methods differ for each and accurate identification will increase our chances of a quick extermination.
Droppings: Mice droppings are a bit smaller than a grain of rice, rice-shaped, black and pointed on both ends. Rat droppings are longer, much bigger and blunt on both edges.
If you're seeing lots of small droppings, you're probably dealing with mice. Rat droppings are less plentiful.
Size: Rats are much bigger than mice. On average, a full grown mouse weighs less than an ounce. Adult male rats can weigh up to a pound.
Color: Mice are usually light brown to light gray while rats are tend towards dark browns and even blacks.
Tail: A rat's tail is nearly as long as his body. It's also thicker and more scaly than a mouse's tail.
Nesting: Mice like to make their nests close to reliable food sources. Their nests are commonly found in walls or under the sink. Mice also like to be cozy and will use any soft, fibrous material to build their beds, including paper, strips of old clothing and old cardboard boxes. A favorite nesting spot is in your home’s insulation.
Rats prefer to burrow into the ground or underneath clutter. Their nests can be found much further from food sources and
Places with a lot of clutter make a good home for mice or rats. Those places in your home are always a first place to look.
Our Approach to Rodent Removal
To achieve the best results for home and business owners, High Rock Pest Control takes an integrated pest management approach to rodent extermination.
Perform a thorough inspection of your property to identify access points where the rats or mice are getting into your building.
Seal up any entrance ways.
Help you eliminate any conditions that are attracting rats or mice into your home or business.
Locate any areas where rats and mice have already settled in and use targeted treatments to eliminate their presence.
Work with you on an ongoing basis to prevent future rodent invasions.
Professional Rodent Extermination in Cleveland
Although you can try to rid your home of rodents on your own, it's really a job better left to experts like High Rock Pest Control.
We employ an integrated pest management approach that includes prevention of future infestations as well as the removal of any rodents already inside.
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6 Signs You Have Mice
Sightings - If you see something tiny and fury scurrying around your kitchen, you may have mice.
Droppings - Mouse droppings are the size of a grain of rice, black in color and pointed on both ends. Mice product about 70 droppings per day. So if you see droppings, mice are most likely nearby. Areas of many droppings indicate rest areas and should be treated more heavily.
Sounds - When it's dark and quiet at night, mice can often be heard gnawing and scratching within the walls, running across the ceiling and possibly squeaking.
Gnawing Damage - Food packages that look as though they've been chewed on or have holes in them could be signs of mice activity. Be sure to throw any damaged food or food packages away.
Pet Excitement - Dogs and cats may alert you to a mice infestation much before you see any other signs. If your dog is barking at the baseboards in your kitchen, you may have mice.
Don't Wait Till It's Too Late
Don’t risk your family’s health.
Rats and mice are known to carry over 35 diseases which can be spread through bites, contaminated food/water (with rodent feces, and from inhaling pathogens from rodent urine and droppings. They can also bring fleas and ticks into your home.
Don’t let rats or mice ruin your food, your home, or your peace of mind.
High Rock Pest Control will get them out...and keep them out.
Call us today and we’ll deal with your rodent problem quickly and effectively: (216) 202-4698.