Just like the Winter, Summer is also a time to watch for rodents inside your home. During the Summer, rodents are looking for food, water, and a place to escape the heat. The easiest place for this is your home and garage. Rodents will take up residence in your attic, basement, garage, and even between walls. While no one wants rodents in their home, there are a few reasons why it is so concerning.
Viruses and Bacteria
Rodents are known to carry diseases. You do not have to be bitten by a rodent to have a virus or bacteria. Rodent feces and urine contain viruses and bacteria that can make you and your family ill. Rodents will use the bathroom everywhere in your home. They will then walk through it and track it into your kitchen, on to your utensils, and even on your food. This alone is a reason to have rodents removed from your home.
Rodents are known to cause structural problems. They will gnaw through wires and even wood to build nests. Rodents are very destructive and can quickly destroy structures in your home. If you have rodents, it is crucial that you call a professional to remove them.
Missing Food and Items Around the Home
Torn bags of chips, missing bread, torn newspapers, and magazines are just a few ways you will know if you have rodents in the home. They will use everything for their nests and will take food back to their young. If you are seeing food wrappers that are torn, it is time to call a professional.
Removing rodents from home can be tricky. It is best to call a professional, as they will safely remove all rodents, as well as the mess they left behind. The urine, feces, and bedding can make a human incredibly sick. For this reason, your hazardous materials moving company will completely remove all dangers from your home.