Mice and other rodents are common household pests, especially during the winter months. They are resourceful, and enter homes through the smallest openings or cracks. They can easily fit through spaces as small as a nickel.
Mice can cause damage to homes. Of particular concern, rodents may cause an electrical fire by grawing through electrical wires. They also carrying bacteria such as salmonaella, and can contaminate food, kitchen surfaces and equipment. In New Mexico In particular, the risk of Hantavirus from mice drippings is a concern.
Preventing and eliminating rodent infestations don’t have to be major undertakings, and can be as easy as installing door sweeps on exterior doors and repairing damaged windows screens. For ten easy tips on mice and rodent prevention, please visit Pest World.
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