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Rodent Removal

Rodents will always prefer the warmth and safety of your home as opposed to the wild, no matter what season it is. The most common rodents that will infest your home include rats, mice, and squirrels; which can all fit through the most minuscule of holes. They can be cute and seem harmless, however, if left alone, the infestation can quickly become an overwhelming problem that you won’t want to deal with on your own.

How to Prevent Pests

The best way to keep your home from becoming infested by rodents is to take proactive and preventative measures. Here are some things to bear in mind when dealing with rodents in your home.

  • Have an End Goal in Mind- Only start what you can finish. Many homeowners who start DIY rodent removal or exclusion processes can’t follow through with the projects. Hiring a professional to remove and prevent infestations is your safest option. They know the safest way to set traps and the best techniques for rodent-proofing your home.
  • Know the Differences- Each rodent has characteristics unique to them in the way they breed, nest, and eat. Knowing the facts about each rodent is the key to helping trap and prevent Being able to recognize the differences between rats and mice, or distinguish between the droppings of squirrels and possums can be difficult for homeowners to accomplish and may require assistance from a professional.
  • Your Health- Rodents can carry a slew of possibly fatal diseases like leptospirosis and rat-bite fever they transmit through their waste and even into the air. Attempting to remove rodents from your home, dead or alive, poses a significant threat to you and your family’s health.

Call the Experts

Don’t take rodent infestations into your own hands; call on the experts at Critter Control® Sarasota. With our proven four-step removal process, we’ll have those pesky critters our of your home in no time, and we’ll keep them out too. After repairing any damage they might have left behind, we’ll do a sweep of your house and fill and entry or exit holes they made, to ensure you will never have a rodent infestation again. If you’re ready to reclaim your home, call us today for a free consultation at 941-355-9511.