1. Inspect the exterior of your home or business for easy entry points.
Silicone caulk is a great choice to seal cracks and crevices and small holes on the outside of your home or building.
2. implement preventative measures.
Investing time in effective pest prevention procedures in and around your home or business is very worth while. The following are tested methods to help keep rodents and insects out of your home.
3. Fill Larger Gaps Inside Your Home
Mice can enter homes through holes as small as a dime and rats through holes as large as a quarter. Fill larger gaps in your homes with steel wool. Rodents do not like steel wool because they are unable gnaw through this material.
4. Remove any potential nesting sites from around the house.
Potential nesting sites include leaf piles and deep mulch. Keep your shrubbery and bushes trimmed. Keep them at least a foot from the foundation.
5. Vacuum and mop your home’s floors on a regularly.
Store your food, including pet food, in the refrigerator or in airtight containers. Immediately clean up crumbs and spills. Vacuum and mop your floors regularly.
6. Get a Cat
Having a cat in your home for mouse and rat control is a great idea. This of course, is if you like cats and are not allergic to them. Even the scent of a cat will keep them away.
If you see signs of a rodent and pest infestation. call a professional for expert help.
Buff’s Termite and Pest Control in Provo, Utah has been eliminating pests in Utah County and surrounding areas for over 60 years.
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