Hazardous materials come in all shapes and sizes. Rodent infestations are considered to be very hazardous and should be handled by a professional hazardous removal company, such as Colorado Hazardous Environmental. Rodents are able to squeeze into small spaces and enter your home. This could happen through your attic, basement, or another small hole. Rodents live in groups and will build nests in dark and warm spaces. These spaces could consist of crawl spaces or inside your walls. Once they begin to breed, your home will become infested with rodents. Rodents are not safe to handle and can make you very sick.
What Health Risks are a Concern?
Rodents carry many different diseases and viruses. They carry bacterial and other parasites into your home. Rodents are able to get into most spaces and could raid your cabinets and touch your food or other items. You are a family member could easily pick up a disease or virus from a rodent without ever coming into contact with one.
How do I know if I have a Rodent Infestation?
- If you have a seen a mouse or other rodent in your home, you likely have an infestation.
- If you hear noises coming from your wall or ceiling during the night, it is likely a rodent infestation.
- Food packages that have been torn or shredded is another sign.
- Pay attention for rodent droppings. They could be behind larger items, in your cupboard, or even on your kitchen counter.
If any of the above has happened to you, contact a professional rodent infestation removal and cleanup company. You will need a certified professional that will get rid of the rodents and cleanup after them. This ensures that no traces of the rodents are left behind, and that your family is protected from any type of bacteria or diseases. It is also important to figure out where the rodents may have entered your home. A simple repair, could save your home from becoming infested again.